André after MoC lecture on 11th May 2019.

We were saddened to learn of the passing of LRS member, André Saunders GM3VLB of Kelso, on 23rd May 2019. Click for Southern Reporter obituary.     Click for RSGB website Silent Key.   Click for Full Silent Key on this website.

André organized SCOTIA - Scottish Islands Award and had operated from almost all of the islands himself.

André's funeral was held on Thurs 6th June at the Borders Crematorium near Melrose, with a reception afterwards at the Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso. Many amateurs from the LRS and the Borders were present.

2019-08-05 JYI QSL card found in effects of André Saunders GM3VLB-SK.


We have also found a number of other items relating to André's QSOs with JYI and hope to produce an article about them for this website.