In this section are listed the Silent Key (Obituary) notices for members and former members of the Lothians Radio Society and other local Radio Amateurs.


Howard Orgel G8DUT died in July 2022 in Manchester where he had worked for British Telecom for many years. He was a former member of the Lothians Radio Society and the Radio Club at George Watson's Boys College in the 1970s.



 2022-03-16 - Giles Read G1MFG-SK, RSGB RadCom Technical Editor, after short illness.

Giles Read G1MFG (L) receiving a special award from RSGB President,

Dave Wilson M0OBW for assuming additional responsibilities at

RadCom during the illness of the editor.  Photo courtesy RSGB.

Sandy Lawrie GM3PQU, formerly of Marchmont and Longniddrie, became a Silent Key in Wishaw on 15th Jan 2022 aged 81. He was a pioneer of SSB in Edinburgh in the 1960s and gave talks about it to the LRS. Also "Monkey Glands for the HRO" on modernizing the HRO Rx with miniature valves.

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2021-11-22 - Ian Sharp GM4DEX-SK aged 87. Member Glenrothes club & Fife RAYNET. Gave support to GB2RS (GM4DTH).