Ham radio in Polemi

 

CALLSIGN

NAME OR LOCATION

A41AA

Oaboos Bin Asid Al Said - Sultan of Oman

CN8MH

King Hassan II - King of Morocco (sk)

DD6CF

Reinhard Alfred Furrer - German Space Agency astronaut.

DG2KM

Dr Ernst Willi Messerschmid - German Space Agency astronaut.

EA0JC

King Carlos of Spain

F5VBY

Brother of Ray Dolby - Inventor of the Dolby Sound System

F5VBX

Ann Dolby - Wife of F5VBY

FX0STB

Jean-Pierre Haigneré - French government space agency spationaut. 2 Missions to MIR

GB1MIR

Helen Sharman - First British woman into space

GB2BP

Bletchley Park - Home of wartime top secret 'Station X' of ENIGMA de-coding fame

GB2RS

The news broadcasting service of the Radio Society of Great Britain. Established in 1955

GB4BLC

Bedworth Lions Club special event callsign. (Licensee Lion Brian G8GMU)

GM3ITN

Les Hamilton - He first alerted England of Argentine invasion of the Falklands 1982

GX2ASF

Coventry Amateur Radio Society. (Originally G2ASF) The oldest affiliated club to the RSGB 75 years in 2007

G1EXG

Dr. Jonathan Hare - Physicist, astronomer & BBC TV presenter

G2LO

B.B.C - Radio Club. (The licensee's address believed to be Warwick Castle ~ Enquiry pending)

G2MT

Marconi Radio Society. ~ 2MT was the Marconi callsign at Writtle experimental wireless station

G2NM

Gerald Marcuse - Amateur broadcaster of the 1920's, prior to the BBC Overseas Service as 2NM (sk)

G2QA

A J.Simkins. M.B.E.

G2YL

Nelly Corry - The 2nd UK Lady Radio Amateur in 1932 (sk)

G2XM

Sir Richard Davies, KCVO, CBE, C.Eng, FIEE - Was a member of The Household of the Duke of Edinburgh (sk)

G2BCK

F C Judd - Author of radio amateur books (sk)

G2DQU

Lord Rix of Whitehall, (Formerly Sir Brian Rix Kt CBE DL) - Actor & politician

G3BBC

Film Studios Ealing

G3EUR

Major John Brown - Designer of the famous WW2 spy B2 suitcase radios & founder of the Duxford Radio Society (sk)

G3HB

G.L.Benbow - Author radio amateur books

G3ITF

Brian Freeman - Connected with that 'British Institution' Freeman Hardy & Willis

G3PLX

Peter Martinez - Co- Inventor of the PSK31 digital transmission system

G3PLX

Peter Martinez - Co- Inventor of the PSK31 digital transmission system

G3SXW

Roger Western - Member of the CQ Hall of fame for his many years of activating very rare DX locations

G3TPW

Stephen Webb - Prolific electronics engineer. Designer of the G3TPW Cobwebb antenna

G3TXF

Nigel Cawthorne - Member of the CQ Hall of fame for his many years of activating very rare DX locations

G3TZH

A Dolby - Brother of Ray Dolby (of Dolby System fame)

G3UML

Laurie Margolis - BBC journalist who received the reports from VP8LP of the Falkland Islands invasion in 1982.

G3YLA

Jim Bacon - T V weatherman - ex BBC

G4AEH

Jim Lee - BBC radio broadcaster & producer (A local radio ham & good friend to Lions Clubs)

G4MH

James (Jim) Fish - Designer of the G4MH Mini-Beam Antennas

G4PZR

Lieutenant Commander Sir Kenneth Cradock-Hartopp DSC - 10th Bt, (sk)

G4RK

Capt. George Thomas Smith-Clarke - Designed the paediatric iron lung also motor scooter, prolific inventor (sk)

G5OG

Lord C. I. Ewing. OBE - Fellow of The Royal Television Society

G5RV

Louie Varney Antenna Designer (sk) ~ G5RV is now Mid - Sussex Amateur Radio Society callsign

G6YL

Barbara Dunn - The first UK Lady Radio Amateur (sk)

G7CDK

Alan Florence - Sound engineer. Worked on the Tony Hancock recordings of the Radio Ham & Blood Donor

G8PO

Cmdr. J E Ironmonger O.B.E.

G8TGS

Dr. W R Williams - Diplomat

G0DMU

Ian Morrison - Senior project manager at Jodrell Bank. Appears in Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy

G0KRH

Chris Tarrant - TV quiz show host & TV personality

G0MSL

James Bobbett - Past Town Crier - Glastonbury

G0OAN

Fergal Sharkey - Lead singer in Irish punk band in 1970's

G0VIQ

Eugene Sully - Big brother contestant & radio broadcaster. Member of Mid - Sussex Amateur Radio Society

G0VQH

Councilor Jenny Bailey - Mayor of The City of Cambridge 2007 - 2008

HS1A

Bhumiphol Adulayadej - King of Thailand

HS1D

Maha Chakri Sirindhorn- Princess to the throne of Thailand

I0FCG

Francego Cossiga - Former Italian President

IZ0JPA

Paolo Angelo Nespoli - Itallian Astronaut of the European Space Agency

J3BB

Masaru Ibuka - Co-founder of Sony

JA3FA

Tokuzo Inoue - Founder of ICOM

JI1KIT

Keizo Obuchi - Japanese Prime Minister

JK1SIU

Noria Ohga - Chairman of Sony

JP1DPJ

Akio Morita - Founder of Sony

JY1

King Hussain of Jordan (sk)

JY1H

Queen Noor of Jordan

JY2HT

Former Crown Prince Hassan - Brother of the late King Hussein of Jordan

JY2RZ

Prince Raad Ibn Zeid- Cousin of King Hussein of Jordan, Prince of Jordan and chairman of the Royal Jordan Radio Amateur Society.

KB2GSD

Walter Cronkite - "The worlds most recognised" US television newsreader - Walter has an asteroid named after him

KB5UAC

Mike Foale - British born US astronaut

KB6LQR

Jeana Yeager - Pilot of non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world in the Rutan Voyager aircraft.

KB6LQS

Richard Glenn Rutan - Rutan Voyager aircraft designer and pilot for non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world

KC5VWK

Richard J. Abruzzo - World famous balloonist and world record holder; the first balloon voyage from North America to Africa.

KC5ZSU

Laurel Blair Salton Clark, M.D. - Crew member of the ill fated Space Shuttle Columbia on STS-107.

KC5ZTC

David M. Brown. - Crew member of the ill fated Space Shuttle Columbia on STS-107.

KD4WUJ

Patty Loveless - Country Music Singer

KG4UYY

James Lance Bass - 'N SYNC pop singer.

KD5PLB

Suni Williams - Suni has set a record for spacewalks by a female astronaut, a total of 29 hours, 17 minutes

KG6FZX

Dennis Tito - First space tourist

KX2Z

Tony Bonjovi - Cousin of Jon Bonjovi

K1ADJ

Peter Guber - Possibly Hollywood's most successful and powerful producer and executive.

K1AKE

James M. Moran - Leading researcher in the field of astronomical masers and black holes.

K1OKI

Mickey Schulhof - Head of Sony USA

K2AMH

"Bob" Moog - Invented the "Moog Synthesizer" amongst many other electronic instruments (sk)

K2HEP

John Sculley - former CEO of Pepsi

K4ZVZ

Paul Tibbits - pilot of the " Enola Gay " aircraft (The plane that dropped the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima in WW2)

K6BP

Software engineer with movie credits on "A Bug's Life" and "Toy Story 2" also holds Also WA2TNM

K9EID

Bob Heil - Legendary sound engineer to such The Eagles & The Who, Head of Heil Sound

LU1SM

Carlos Saul Menem - President of Argentina

M0SDX

Sergei Rebrov - Professional soccer player

M3HBM

Joshua Baxter - Youngest radio ham to activate Snowdon Mountain Summit at 9 years old in 2005 as MW3HBM/P

N5YYV

Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan Ph.D.- NASA astonaut. First American woman to walk in space 1984.

N6FUP

Stuart Alden Cook (Stu Cook) - Bass guitar player in American rock band, Creedence Clearwater Revival

N9FZX

Dr. Paul A. Flaherty - Co-inventor of the Alta Vista Search Engine.

N9LC

George Sweigert - Inventor of the mobile phone

NY6YOS

Priscilla Presley - (Lou Lou Beaulieu) Film star & businesswoman. Was Married to Elvis Presley

OD5LE

Emil Lahoud - President of Lebanon

ON1AFD

Count Dirk Fairmouth Ph.D. - Belgian Astronaut

ON1DWN

Frank De Winne. - European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut. Flight engineer on the newly designed Soyuz, Odissea mission.

PE1LFO

Wubbo Johannes Ockels - First Dutch citizen in space and payload specialist on 2 missions

RK3DUO

Col. Yuri Ivanovich Onufriyenko - Russian cosmonaut. Mir and ISS missions. He has been named a Hero of Russia, been awarded two Armed Forces medals and named a Chevalier in the French Legion of Honour

RK3DUP

Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko - Russian cosmonaut. The first person to marry in space, on 10 August 2003, when he married Ekaterina Dmitrieva, who was in Texas,

RN3DX

Oleg Kononenko - Russian cosmonaut, flown on the ISS

RO3FT

Talgat Amangeldyuly Musabayev - Kazakhstan born cosmonaut, flight engineer of the Mir-25 mission. Later founded National Kazakhstan Space Agency and became Director of Aerospace Agency of Republic of Kazakhstan.

SP9VRC

Pawel Jalocha - Co- Inventor of the PSK31 digital transmission system

SU1VN

Prince Talal of Saudi Arabia

WA3SWS

Stephen E. Uhrig - Surveillance expert who appeared with Gene Hackman in 1998 movie "Enemy of the State"

WA6IOG

Vern Orr - Secretary of the USAF at The Pentagon

WB2LAV

Russell Alan Hulse - Co-winner with K1JT of 1993 Nobel Prize in Physics for discovery of binary pulsar

WB6ACU

Joe Walsh - Of The Eagles & James Gang

WD4LZC

Larnell Harris - Singer 7 Times Grammy Winner

WD4SKT

Donnie Osmond - Singer

W1AW

Hiram Percy Maxim - Prolific Inventor & most famous for inventing the firearms silencer & machine gun (sk)

W1GBE

Percy Lebaron Spencer - Inventor of the Microwave Oven, Senior Vice President of Raytheon Co.

W2JOF

Sir Cliff Richard - Singer (W2JOF is his USA callsign)

W2QBO

Wilson Greatbatch - Inventor of the cardiac pacemaker.

W5CY

Howard Hughes - Billionaire, Inventor, aviator, aircraft designer

W5LFL

Owen Garriott - First radio Amateur in Space, on Shuttle mission STS-9, launched November 28, 1983,

W6DOE

Clarence Leonidas Fender (Leo Fender) - He of Fender electric guitars. Prolific inventor & designer of instruments

W6RO

Queen Mary Ocean Liner - Wireless room operated by The Associated Radio Amateurs Of Long Beach Calif.

W6UK

Alvino Rey - Musician, reportedly invented / pioneered the electric guitar

W6VZA

Henry Richter - Brother of Charles Richter (He of the Richter Scale)

W6YX

Oswald Garrison - was the first to use the SSB mode for an amateur QSO with W0TQK in 1947

W7DUK

Nolan Bushnell - Inventor, Computer Pioneer, Founded Atari

W9GTY

Jack Kilby - Inventor, invented the microchip for Texas Instruments in 1958, then the hand held digital calculator

W0TQK

Mike Villard jr. - was the first to use the SSB mode for an amateur QSO with W6YX in 1947

UA1LO

Yuri Gagarin - First man in space (sk)

UV3AM

Musa Moronov - Russian Cosmonaut

VE2QS

Maurice Durieux - Canadian musician, composed CQ Serenade, possibly the only radio ham song?

VK2BL

Graham Conolly - Australian Radio broadcaster and former voice on VNG

VK2KB

Sir Allan Fairhall - Australian Statesman & Businessman

VK2AHU

Dick Huey - Professor - Emeritus (Previous callsign VK2HU)

VK2CAX

Dr. Ken McCracken - Founding Chief of CSIRO Mineral Physics

VK5AX

Alf Traeger - Inventor of the pedal powered wireless

VU2LC1

Permanent Lions Club Disaster station Bangalore India, operated by Lion Ajoy VU2JHM

VU2RBI

Bharathi Prasad - The only lifeline for thousands during the 2005 Tsunami. ~ "Teresa of the Bay of Bengal."

VU2RG

Rajiv Ghandi - Late Prime Minister of India (sk)

VU2SON

Sonia Ghandi - Widow of VU2RG

XE1GC

Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena - Inventor of the colour television Tri-colour Cathode Ray Tube 1940 (sk)

YU1RL

Radivoje Lazarevic - Yugoslav ambassador to Brazil

ZK1AN

Sir Thomas Davis - former Premier of The Cook Islands

1XS

Reginald Aubrey Fessenden - Made the first broadcast of the human voice and music, on Christmas Eve 1906

2CVJ

Robert Hart - First person in USA to receive a transatlantic T V image transmitted by John Logie Baird in 1928

2KZ

Station used by John Logie Baird in 1928 to transmit the first transatlantic TV signal from England to New York

2YT

Belonged to the Marconi Company, used by Marconi on his yacht?

3A0AG

Prince Alberto Grimaldi - Monte Carlo, Monaco

3BEC

Arthur Middleton Young- Inventor of the first commercially practical helicopter, philosopher, poet and painter

7L2NJY

Dr Mamoru Mohri - Japanese astronaut

9DRV

David Packard - Co-Founder of Hewlett-Packard.(sk). Bill Hewlett was probably a radio ham, callsign not known.

9K2CS

Prince Yousuf Al-Sabah

9M1

King of Malaya (possible sk)

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