GARS Silent Key Memorial

2021

  • “Rich ” Richard Arland, K7SZ
    • Author of 7 QRP books, QST QRP columnist for 3 years, and various other articles in; QST, CQ, CQ-VHF, Popular Communications, Worldradio, Monitoring Times, and National Monitoring.  He served as an ARRL Technical Advisor and Official Emergency Station since 1990.  Retired from the USAF after serving 20-years.

2020

  • “Rickey” Richard Barnes, W4IXN
    • GARS Founding Member
  • Antoinette K. Bigham, KK4WOB
  • Rob Hoppe, KI4SBT
  • Robert A. Kimsey, KM4BHK
  • “Manny” Manuel Romero, KD4LXR
  • “Mike” Michael Swiderski, K4HBI

2019

  • Marq Collins, WJ4ORG
  • “Nick” Nicholas Doemland, AB4CQ

2018

  • Jack Shipley, W4UVQ
  • Robert Smith, WA4VTY
  • Clarence Upthegrove, AJ4S

2017

2016

  • Fred Murphy, KG4VTF
  • Al Seaman, WA2CBM

2015

  • Carter Bennett, K4CB
  • Alvin Hartley, KJ4QIA
  • Jan Jubon, K2HJ

2014

  • George May, KC4ZKT
  • Louis Shulman, KJ4DRW

2013

  • Glen Robinson, (missing call sign)
    • GARS Founding Member, Co-Founder of Scientific Atlanta.
  • Doyle Whiteaker, KD4QB

2012

  • Vic Farr, K4RUL
    • GARS Founding Member
  • Edward Juzumas, WA2BIG

2011

  • Gordon Anthony, KF4OKA
  • Arthur Sandberg, N9SXJ

2010

  • William Drady Hendley II, KG4OAH
    • Chief Warrant Officer for the Georgia State Defense Force, active in the Coast Guard Auxiliary, and Amateur Radio

2009

2008

  • Howard Gould, W9HG
  • George Patsios, W4VMZ

2006

2005

  • Carl H Plotz, WB9JSW
    • GARS Ham of the Year – 2005

2003

  • Woodrow Keith Brown, WB4DDR
    • GARS Founding Member, ARRL Life Member

1997

  • Johnny Robertson, (no call)
    • GARS Founding Member

1994

  • John Searcy Hollis, W4HBL
    • GARS Founding Member

1985

  • Dr. “Larry” Lorimer Clayton Jr, W4LDB
    • GARS Founding Member

Year(s) Unknown

  • Robert H Hendley, KG4TYD
    • Active Gwinnett ARES member
  • Burl Sexton, WA4ZBH
    • GARS Founding Member