Deceased March 11 at the age of 93 in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Lionel "Lee" was a Navy radio operator in the 1950's, and passed his General class license in 1960. He was an early Manager of the Virginia Sideband Net, one of the first sideband nets to be part of the National Traffic System in 1961. He received both a medical degree and one of the first degrees awarded in Nuclear Medicine. In the 1980's he opened a Nuclear Medicine center in Israel. Lee had a 6-element beam on top of a 21 story apartment complex in Tel-Aviv overlooking the Mediterranean. Lee was a member of ARRL and MARCO. Survivors include his wife Judy and children Dave, KT8E, Ruth, KAOSYX, Nina, KA9NWX, and Gay.