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Seymour (W6CCP)

December 6, 2016

Seymour will be missed

Contributed by: gary j mankoff (N6BIZ)

WA6AM Vito said it Best on his QRZ silent key message "Very sad news. I learned a lot from him just by listening. RIP OM." Seymour was my wife's 1st radio contact as an amateur..We will Miss You So Much Seymour..Lawrence and Jeanette (VA7LTX & VA7JTX)

Contributed by: Lawrence Thibault (VA7LTX)

W6CCP was the bellweather signal on 20m for the longpath opening between South Africa and the West Coast. The band opening was marked by his wonderfully rich voice piercing the ether. Whatever the band conditions, if anyone was going to be there, it was going to be Seymour, like a lighthouse on the radio dial. Despite having him in the log before, his friendly manner and welcoming CQ call invariably made me want to reply in greeting when I heard him. Listening to his QSO's while working in the shack was always a pleasure. He really made his place as an ever-present link between continents. Always a gentleman, Seymour and his worldwide activity were impressive. His positive and kindly ways extended far further into the world than he may have realized. RIP, OM.

Contributed by: John ZS1ZC (ZS1ZC)

All the greats are going this year. What a great ham radio op and person Seymour was. will miss that voice on radio.

Contributed by: Larry Stokes (NY7Q)

Seymour was a legend on 20 meters. I must have listened to him (when I couldn't hear who we was talking to) and talked to him (when I could) for over 40 years. He knew so many hams and so many knew him by virtue of his huge 20 meter signal. A giant has fallen. Very sad to hear of his passing.

Contributed by: Harris Leck (K9RJ)

RIP Seymour -- you affected more on the air than you ever knew and left a GREAT family behind -- it was wonderful to help them celebrate your life at your service.

Contributed by: Douglas L. Dowds (W6HB)

Seymour was a fixture on 20 meter SSB for at least 50 years. His outstanding antennas would always show the band was open when those with lesser antennas heard only noise. I will miss hearing him creating a pile up on 20. RIP OM.

Contributed by: Harris Leck (K9RJ)

Besides missing his stories about onion and mushroom growing I will miss his voice...Whiskey 6 Charlie Charlie Pacific. RIP Seymour.

Contributed by: Gary Swartout (K7GS)

I didn't know Seymour and only had a few QSO's Seymour, your booming 20 meter signal may be silenced but your memory will be with DXers forever. While we only had a few contacts over the years.I felt I knew you- your distinctive voice. 73 OM from Don W8WOJ

Contributed by: don christensen (W8WOJ)

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