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W1ZR - Joel Hallas - Westport - USA

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    W1ZR - Joel Hallas - Westport - USA

    Joel R. Hallas, W1ZR, ex W1KZR, DL5HK, from Westport, Connecticut, USA, passed away after long battle with cancer.
    He born in 1942.
    Information from his qrz page:
    Amateur radio operator since 1955. Former calls W1KZR and DL5HK (1962-1965, US Army). Awards; DXCC (291), 5BDXCC, DXCC-CW, DXCC-Phone, WAC, WAS, CP-30.
    Professional life; Electrical Engineer by training (BSE,U'Conn '69; MSEE. Northeastern Univ '73). Retired engineering manager, telecom executive and college teacher. Worked for ARRL as QST Technical Editor until retirement in 2013. Now QST Contributing Editor, answering member tech questions and preparing the award winning monthly QST column "The Doctor is IN." Author of Basic Radio, Basic Antennas, The ARRL Guide to Antenna Tuners, Hamspeak, Care and Feeding of Transmission Lines, Understanding Your Antenna Analyzer and The Radio Amateur's Workshop; all published by ARRL.

    W1ZR Joel Hallas, Westport, USA
    73 Al 4L5A