Silent Keys

 

Please take a moment to reflect on the following listed area amateurs. Each one, in their own way, has given something special to our hobby and avocation.

Silent Keys in Alphabetical Order

BILL ANDERSON KT5G
JERRY BARTLEY WA5ETE
DEWEY BAUCUM WB5CDD
HOWARD BENTLEY W5EBO
JOEL BLANKENSHIP W5NUB
G.B. BROCK W5CBS
GIL BROXSON WA5FDL
BANKS CAMPBELL N5BKT
ALEXANDER CLARKE W5BFI
JEROME CODDINGTON N5HXW
JOHN DRISSEL KE5MKK
RICHARD DUNHAM W5RDD
R.G. “BOB” EDGERTON W5MVC
H.R. “RAY” EPPS W5QGR
HUGH EUDY W5KBW
TOM FLOYD N5EII
HOMER T. FORT WB5IKX
JIM GALLOWAY W5FED
JIM GILES W5GBQ
STU HACKEN WV6H
W.G. “PAPPY” HADLEY WA5BYH
HOYT HANDLEY N5XXP
BEVERLEY HARWOOD KC5BNT
TED HARWOOD W5WTX
CA HILDEBRAND KC5ELQ
TOM HORTON K5IID
RALPH HUGGINS N5EUM
P.K. HURLBUT KF5UY
JIM JEFFREY WA5QMJ
DONALD KELLY KB5QBU
TERRY LAMBDIN WV5E
RAY LAVERICK W5BSM
LES LONG W5HJE
PANSY LOPER KD5HTR
BOB LOWERY W5KGX
GEORGE MARTIN K5ODH
JANIE MARTIN N5HXV
TOMMY MARTIN, JR. KC5DAD
DON MCCARTY K5CFA
BRYAN MCCLEERY K5YR
TOMMY MERRILL KC5WUN
BILL MEWHORTER N5QB / WB5PHS
FRANK MEYER WB5AHS
FRED MICHNA W5WPH
DR. ED MICKLE KE5OB
BOB MILLER W5AMU
ROBERT MIMS AD5N
LARRY MITCHELL N5OKO
MURRAY NEECE K5MDM
HOWARD PALMER WA5ZQX
JOHNNY PAUL WA5BGO
DINO PARENTI K5IAG
GEORGE PARKER WB5JLG
FLOYD PHILLIPS N5XXG
BILLY RAY POE WZ5E
JOHN PONDER K5PQK
WALT PUTNAM W5DB
VERNON QUALLS W5BAJ
WAYNE REDDIN WT5M
JIM REID K5KUX
WAYNE ROBINSON KE5FE
C.A. ROSS, JR. KM5OK
RANDY RUBIN W5SML
RUDY RUBIN W5GGC
BRYANT SAXON KD5C
J.R. SEARLES W5SMJ
TOMMY SEAWRIGHT WA5WQC
TOMMY SHAPIRO KD5SP
BILL SHIELDS W5SUP
C.B. SMITH W5FLA
CLAYTON SMITH N5UNH
MARK SMITH W5MDS
W.C. SNYDER W5IPH
BOB STEVENS K5JXN
MARY ANN STICE WB5IWP
MAXINE TORRANS W5VSN
CHARLES VERTREES WA5UHH
NORM WALKER W5GOS
WILLIAM WANDS KC5WUP
JAMES C. WASHBURN N5CLR
CALVIN WHITE K5VLN
OMER A. WICKMAN K5ZIS
JOHN WILDER WA5PFK
KENNETH WILLIAMS K5JOG
BUCK WILLIFORD W5LKL
PHIL WILSON WB5C
BILL WISE K5VO
LOUIS ZINTERHOFFER W5YX / K5DHV

 

 

HIGH FLIGHT
John Gillespie Magee, Jr.
Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds…and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of…wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov’ring there,
I’ve chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air.
Up, up, the long, delirious burning blue
I’ve topped the windswept heights with easy grace
Where never lark, nor even eagle flew.
And while with silent, lifting mind I’ve trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space…
…put out my hand, and touched the face of God.
Please note from QST: Silent Key reports must confirm the death by one of the following means: a letter or note from a family member, a copy of a newspaper obituary notice, a copy of the death certificate, or a letter from the family lawyer or the executor. Please be sure to include the amateur’s name, address and call sign. Allow several months for the listing to appear in QST Silent Key column.

Memorial contributions may be made to the ARRL Foundation or to ARRL.