[amsat-bb] Gerard Auvray F6FAO Silent Key

christophe.mcr christophe.mcr at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 17:38:11 UTC 2017


Gérard Auvray, F6FAO, passed away on 17 October 2017.

Gerard was Amsat-F president. He was very involved in the Hamradio
satellite community and contributed to several satellites that were
launched in space : Arsène, Spoutnik 40, Spoutnik  41, Idefix 1 et 2,
cubesat  like  Robusta, QB50 P2,  X-cubesat et Spacecube.

He also shared his passion with many students, amateurs and hamradio people
. He has contributed to other projects / activities such as providing help
during 1985 Mexico City earthquake,  promoting experimental balloons and
solar balloons…  He was also involved in Big Jump project.

Gérard's funeral will take place in the strictest intimacy.




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