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GQRP Club Founder The Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV, (SK):

from The ARRL Letter on March 14, 2019
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GQRP Club Founder The Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV, (SK):

The founder of the GQRP Club and Amateur Radio author the Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV, of Littleborough, England, died on March 11. He was 75. Dobbs was reported to have been in ill health for some time and had been living in a care facility, where his condition recently deteriorated.

Dobbs was the honorary secretary of the GQRP Club (G5LOW), which he founded in 1974 to cater to those interested in low-power Amateur Radio communication. He served as the editor for the club's quarterly, SPRAT Dobbs was the author of QRP Basics, The International QRP Collection (co-authored with Steve Telenius-Lowe, 9M6DXX), and Making a Transistor Radio.

Dobbs was a frequent Hamvention attendee, and in 2015, he received the Hamvention "Technical Excellence Award." -- Thanks to Lee Boulineau, KX4TT


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GQRP Club Founder The Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV, (SK):  
by W7ASA on March 14, 2019 Mail this to a friend!
A proper gentleman and a first class heart & mind of the QRP and radio building community.

73 & God Speed de Ray ..._ ._
RE: GQRP Club Founder The Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV, (SK):  
by DL8OV on March 17, 2019 Mail this to a friend!
A fine fellow who always seemed to have a twinkle in the eye as if he was telling a joke. He will be missed.

72 George.

Peter DL8OV
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