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  • Friday, February 24, 2012

    Bill Simons, W9BB, Silent Key; Developed Shure Microphones:

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