Mid Somerset Amateur Radio Club

Committee Members

Richard Thomas G4JJP - Chairman

Richard is a recently retired professional yacht skipper, and has been a radio amateur since 1979. His family home is based in Shepton where he runs an Icom 7200, but he spends a large part of the year overseas. After seven years living in Bangkok, he also holds the Thai callsign HS0ZLY. His most effective call was a Mayday Piracy made whilst successfully resisting a piracy attempt in the South China Sea in 2018.

David Edwards G8BFV - Club Secretary

David has been licensed as G8BFV since 1969 just when the G8s were allowed on 2 metres. David has a BSc in Computer Science and has worked first as a Software Engineer and then a Systems Engineer since the mid 1970s. He is now semi-retired after a long career including several years at the now defunct Thales Wells site.

Chris Lavis G6HIQ - Treasurer

Biography to follow