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Re: [HamSat] FYI: AMSAT COMMUNITY, FWD[NLRS] BJ Arts, WT0N, SK



I justed wanted to say how sorry I am to hear of this very bad news! I never
met BJ myself, but I feel like I still knew him somewhat from his amsat news
job. 73 BJ you will be missed...

Tim KG8OC
Michigan Amsat Area Coordinator

-----Original Message-----
From: James R. Phillips <jrphillips@imation.com>
To: hamsat@qth.net <hamsat@qth.net>
Date: Tuesday, February 10, 1998 12:33 PM
Subject: [HamSat] FYI: AMSAT COMMUNITY, FWD[NLRS] BJ Arts, WT0N, SK


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>It is with great regret that I forward this information.
>I never met BJ in person but I talked with him several times via satellite
>and terrestrial modes. I always enjoyed talking with him. He was a very
>likable person and easy to talk to. My last QSO with him was sometime in
>December.  At that time, said he was recovering from a serious illness and
>he seemed to feel that he was making progress but very slowly.  He will be
>missed by many, including myself....  Via Condias, BJ
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>Jim Phillips, N9NGH -- EN34px, Hudson, WI
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>email:  n9ngh@amsat.org
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> Forwarded by James R. Phillips/MIPP/Imation on 02/09/98 09:08 PM
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>n0tmq@n0tmq-uhf.ampr.org on 02/09/98 07:00:56 PM
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>Please respond to n0tmq@n0tmq-uhf.ampr.org
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>To:   nlrs@qth.net
>cc:    (bcc: James R. Phillips/MIPP/Imation)
>Subject:  [NLRS] BJ Arts, WT0N, SK
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>To all members of NLRS:
>I regret to inform you of the death of BJ, WT0N, early on Monday morning.
>I have no other information besides what the family has been able to
>tell me.  As of 4pm Monday afternoon there was no certainty as to what
>the official cause of death.  I was in Hibbing visiting him last Wednesday
>and I can assure you that he seemed to be good spirits and relatively
>stable health considering his past health problems.
>BJ was active as a member of AMSAT as well as the AMSAT bulletin editor,
>and was active on the HF band as well as the VHF/UHF bands.  He will be
>sorely missed by all, and I feel the loss in a particularly hard way as I
>have lost a very good friend.
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>1:00:56 AM
>Tuesday, February 10, 1998
>Tom Juenemann
>N0TMQ
>Internet <n0tmq@amsat.org>
>AMPRnet  <n0tmq@n0tmq-uhf.ampr.org>
>Amateur TCP/IP in the Twin Cities of Minnesota [44.94.9.54]
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>           1997 ARRL SEPTEMBER VHF QSO PARTY (with N0UHV + KB0VUQ)
>        (not that big of a deal, but hey, it's my (our) first award!!)
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