Chip Charles H. Margelli, K7JA ex K7VPF from Garden Grove, California, USA, passed away 26 May 2023.
He Born in 1951.
Information from his QRZ page:
Twelve-time national winner of ARRL November Sweepstakes. World winner of CQ World-Wide DX Contest (Phone), National Winner of ARRL DX Contest, both Phone and CW. Five-time world high in All-Asian DX Contest. Silver Medalist at 1990 World Radiosport Team Championship with partner Mike Wetzel, W9RE. First-Class CW Operators' Club (FOC) #2123.
Team member for 1989 4J1FS M-V Island DXpedition, 1991 ZA1A re-opening of amateur radio in Albania with team leader Martti Laine, OH2BH, team member of 2003 COØUS joint Cuba-USA Field Day operation.
Inductee (2008) into CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. Awarded E.T. Krenkel Medal (Russia) in 2021.

K7JA Charles Margelli, Garden Grove, USA