Amateur Radio satellite pioneer Pat Gowen, G3IOR, of Norwich, England, died on August 17 after a lengthy illness. He was 85.
Gowen was a co-founder of AMSAT-UK and a member of its Board of Directors in 1974. He wrote the satellite column for Practical Wireless for many years and was a frequent contributor to The AMSAT Journal and OSCAR News.
Gowen was the first radio amateur to work DXCC via low-…
Source: ARRL News
Link: AMSAT Pioneer Patrick J. A. Gowen, G3IOR, SK