SOTABeams CEO Richard (G3CWI) Announces Retirement

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  1. N2OW

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    In an e-mail to customers, SOTABeams CEO Richard Newstead (G3CWI) announced his immediate retirement. He named Martin Jackson as Managing Director. The SOTABeams website has been updated listing Mr. Jackson as CEO. Martin had previously served as Technical Director for SOTABeams, creating popular products such as the WSPRlite and WOLFWAVE. SOTABeams is based in the United Kingdom, with distributors worldwide. Richard also maintains a popular YouTube channel with nearly 4,000 subscribers. He covers a variety of amateur radio, field radio, and SOTA related content.

    A portion of the e-mail appears below:
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  2. W1YW

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    Best of luck to Richard!
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  3. GW0HUS

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    More time to Play Bicycle mobile aaay richard .. good luck (you can have a leisurly pedal into work now ..!! )
    all the very best Richard
    de GW0HUS
    (Graham Halkyn Mountain )
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  4. G3ZPS

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    Good luck mate..speak soon. Steve G3ZPS
  5. 2E0TWD

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    Enjoy Richard, see you at the Club more I hope.
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  6. VK2JI

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    It should also be noted that Richard was one of the two original founders of the very successful Summits on the Air award scheme. A scheme that has expanded the hobby for the better for many, many Radio Amateurs.

    Good luck to Martin Jackson as new Managing Director at SOTABeams.

    Ed DD5LP.
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  7. G3SEA

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    Mahalo and Enjoy ! :cool:
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  8. VU3INJ

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    Best wishes to old and new CEO & sotabeams
  9. AD2EE

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    Mazel tov and Godspeed!

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