W1GV - Stan Gibilisco

Discussion in 'Silent Keys / Friends Remembered' started by M6EXF, Jun 26, 2020.

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  1. M6EXF

    M6EXF Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have searched "news" & "silent keys" but I can't find any mention or report of the passing of Stan Gibilisco W1GV - his member page is marked Silent Key but there is no mention elsewhere in QRZ?

    Does the death of someone who contributed so much to amateur radio as a hobby not merit some recognition?

    Some of W1GVs many books for TAB Publishing were amongst the best I ever read in any technical discipline. He was a prolific author of technical books and also some fiction. His YouTube channel had 100s of informative, entertaining and sometimes thought provoking videos about radio and also math and science and his own life tribulations.

    Stan evidently suffered from debilitating ill health for some time before his death and though he lived alone he managed to share through YouTube, his knowledge and enthusiasm for the amateur radio hobby until just days before his passing.

    Is there anyone amongst the QRZ or ARRL leadership who will speak in memoriam for Stan? Are there any members of this site or the fraternity of amateur radio enthusiasts who can share some memories of Stan?

    From the Post Bulletin of Rochester, MN
    https://www.postbulletin.com/obituaries/obits/6509217-Stanley-Gibilisco-Lead-S.D.

    W1GV Stanley Gibilisco -- Lead, S.D. S K

    I wish I had known Stan personally and that we might have met in person or on the air.

    Respectfully,
    M6EXF
     
  2. N2HUN

    N2HUN Ham Member QRZ Page

    I liked his videos, sorry to hear of his passing. Rest in peace OM.
     
  3. W8LV

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  4. W8LV

    W8LV XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    W1GV Stanley Gibilisco, 66, of Lead, S.D., passed away on May 3, 2020.

    73 DE W8LV BILL
     
  5. KJ4RT

    KJ4RT Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have watched most of his videos on you tube. Very informative stuff. Sad to hear he is gone to great hamvention in the sky.
     
  6. KA0HCP

    KA0HCP XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    I enjoyed his videos on YT for some time and was pleased to discover he had authored an article notable to me in QST on "CentiBel" loss savings in antenna feeds. He had an excellent way of explaining complex topics. So long!
     
  7. DJ0AJ

    DJ0AJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    HI STAN W1GV meinherzliche beileicht vy73 DJOAJ erkem
     
  8. W1BR

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