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Silent Keys

A deceased amateur radio operator is referred to as a "silent key". Since the telegraph key was historically the way an operator operated their radio, this term honors that these operators whose key has become silent.


List of Silent Keys

The Silent Keys listed below contributed to the success of the SCARS that you know today.

CallsignName
N5EAI SKCarolyn Ahern
KA5ETQ SKHarvey Albright
KU5B SKJack Bickham
W5MCN SKLeland Black
W7DAD SKJerry Broudy
K5LDE SKFred ChapmanCharter Member
WB5WJW SKRobert Elb
W5UZD SKLouis C. de Stwolinski
AA5TU SKRobert L Du Bois
AC5AP SKKenneth Gastgeb
N5HZX SKFred Goodwin
WD5HPU SKJim Greenshields
W5PNO SKJoseph Hallett
KC5RVF SKJohnny Ray Hobaugh
N5IUB SKBarney Kahoe
KC5ABI SKLouis J. Kennedy
KG5AE SKElizer Lugo
KE5KJB SKRichard "Dick" Lundstrom
WB5UUX SKCharlie McCown
KB5FCI SKKeith Miller
N5MAF SKEarl LeRoy Mixon
KA5KWM SKHershell Morris
AC5VT SKHenrik "Hank" MorkJanuary 1, 2017
W5AVK SKJohn Nelson
N5OQW SKBetty Neptune
KA5EFJ SKKen Neptune
K5KDR SKBilly Oliver
W5EOD SKHugh Reynolds
W2OCM SKFrank Rizzo
W5NCN SKRobert "Bob" Ramon Salmon
KD5JSD SKJohn Sauer
W5DON SKDon Schader
WD5HAM SKBonnie Speer
W5SQJ SKJess Speer
K5JVS SKJack Springer
KD5JPL SKDr. Bob SullivanJuly 31, 2012
KB5LMX SKDr. Martin (Martie) TippieOctober 8, 2016
K5CX SKHoward O. (H.O.) Townsend - ex WA5MLTMay 30, 2014
AG5OK SKGerald TurnerJanuary 13, 2017
W5YKW SKDean WaddellFebruary 19, 2004

Know Any Additions?

This list has been assembled by the club over the years of operation. If you know of a SCARS related Silent Key, please send this information to Mark Kleine N5HZR to have them added to this tribute.