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  • Friday, February 17, 2012

    Bill Simons, W9BB, Silent Key; Developed Shure Microphones

    William A. Simons, W9BB (ex-W9YXJ), passed away in Minnesota on January 2, 2012 at the age of 84. He earned his Class B ticket in 1941 at the age of 14 and converted a cathedral radio into his first transmitter. Later, Bill earned DXCC using homebrew gear of his own design. Eventually he earned a top spot on the ARRL DXCC Honor Roll.

    Bill’s professional career spanned 31 years with Shure Inc -- ...

    Via ARRL - Read the full Article