• Past IARU Region 3 Director Sangat Singh, 9M2SS, SK

    From ARRL de WD1CKS@WLARB to QST on Monday, July 01, 2019 17:55:35
    07/01/2019

    Former International Amateur Radio Union Region 3 Director Sangat Singh, 9M2SS, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, died on June 29. He was 86. Licensed in 1962, Singh served as an IARU Region 3 director in the 1990s, stepping down in 2000. In 2008, Singh served as an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS[1]) volunteer and loaned his call sign for an ARISS contact between the National Planetarium in Malaysia and space tourist Richard Garriott, W5KWQ - the son of the first astronaut to use Amateur Radio from space, Owen Garriott, W5LFL. Educated in the UK, Singh had careers in textiles and in agriculture.


    [1] http://www.ariss.org/

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