[amsat-bb] With a heavy heart - G3CWV - SK

Jim Heck jimlist at zoho.com
Sat Apr 18 14:16:40 UTC 2015

Sorry folks.

   I made a typo re Clive's funeral date- Its WEDNESDAY 22 April, (Not 
Tuesday) Many apologies for my error made in haste.

73s Jim G3WGM

On 17/04/2015 11:53, Jim Heck wrote:
> Hi Folks,
>   It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that I have just 
> learnt of the passing of our dear friend Clive Wallis, G3CWV on 27th 
> March 2015.
>   Clive has been a very staunch supporter of AMSAT from the very early 
> days. Many will recall his intense interest and loyalty in following 
> UOSAT-2/UO-11. He maintained a very comprehensive web site with 
> details of the spacecraft's activities. He wrote many articles for 
> Oscar News about his activities. He attended many AMSAT-UK Colloquia.
> He was awarded the Louis Varney cup for 2015 by the RSGB, and although 
> he knew of the award before his passing, the formal presentation is 
> not until 25 April.
> His funeral is to be held on Tue 22 April 2015 at 3.00pm at 
> Christchurch, Bedford Road, Hitchin, Herts, UK. I am sure that his 
> family would appreciate the presence of any AMSAT members who are able 
> to be there.
> We send our condolences to his widow, Janet.
> RIP, Clive.
> 73s
> Jim Heck G3WGM
> Hon Sec AMSAT-UK
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