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k4kyv
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« on: August 13, 2008, 03:55:33 PM »

Word reaches me of the passing of Bill Decker, N4VMY

Both the Visitation and Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home:

Watkins and Ollei Funeral Home
301 N Main St., Leitchfield, KY 42754.
The telephone number at the funeral home is:  (270) 259-4115.

Visitation is Wednesday, August 13, from 4 PM - until at the Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service is Thursday, August 14 at 1:00 PM at the Funeral Home.

His 160m AM signal will be missed on 1985.

Tnx  Larry WA9VRH and Sam KF4TXQ

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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2008, 09:04:12 PM »

I visited Bill in his KY home a year and a half ago; he was selling a GPT-750 on behalf of the widow of a friend of his.  He had a wall of beautifully crafted homebrew transmitters - one a copy of the Admiral Byrd antarctic transmitter, and was a true gentleman and very hospitable.  I also spoke with him many times on the air with the GPT-750, which still has the homebrew mod deck he built.

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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2008, 11:35:22 PM »

heard him on many times and talked with him a few. One of the tall ships from that area. Sad

I hope his gear, especially the HB stuff,  has been planned for in advance to find new homes where they will stay on the air and active.
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