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Re: Silent Key, Jack Kelleher W4ZC



An additional note; W4ZC was a key player in the FCC's WARC-79 Advisory
Committee for Amateur Radio, as well as having been a US Army radio operator
for FDR's presidential train communications operation during WW-II  ... and
a great friend to many of us. 73, Pete N1SS //


----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Clark (W3IWI) <w3iwi@toad.net>
To: AMSAT BB (E-mail) <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>; AMSAT BoD (E-mail)
<bod@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: 08 March, 2002 19:44
Subject: [amsat-bb] Silent Key, Jack Kelleher W4ZC


> It is with sadness that I note the passing of Jack Kelleher, W4ZC of Olney
> MD. Many of us remember Jack from his NASA era in the late 1960's when he
> was one of the originators of several communications satellites, including
> the ATS series. He was one of the early supporters in the establishment of
> AMSAT in the DC area.
>
> Jack was 87 when he passed away and had been an amateur since 1932 when he
> was a lad in high school in Red Bank NJ. His career included a stint in
the
> Army in WW2 and later as a civilian in the Dept of Army Signals Office.
>
> Jack was an old friend an he will be missed.
>
> 73 de Tom, W3IWI
>
>
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