(This will be on AOCC website later today, 10/22. It is what I sent to our
members - 73, Bob K8IA)
AOCC Mourns Loss of C6APR Contest Crew
The Arizona Outlaws Contest Club mourn the October 21 loss of W3PP, K3IXD,
W2GJ and K4QO. These veteran contesters had just lifted off on the W2GJ
aircraft, bound for FL and then C6 for CQWW DX SSB Contest, when the plane
suddenly crashed into a heavily wooded area near Somerville, SC. There were
Thru the years, many of us worked those operators, from many locations,
and knew them for their contest prowess. Some of us knew them on a more
personal basis as well. They will be sorely missed.
To honor their contest lives, multiop AOCC club station N7AT will observe
a minute of silence at the beginning of the CQ Worldwide DX SSB contest
this weekend. We encourage the other Outlaws to remember them as well, in
whatever way you chose.
RIP Dallas, Ed, Pete and Jim!
73,Bob K8IA, President
Arizona Outlaws Contest Club
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