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DXCC Honor Roll Member Ivy Keith Luke, W5AV, SK


The ARRL has learned that ARRL and DXCC Honor Roll member Ivy “Keith” Luke, of Brandon, Mississippi, died April 11. He was 85. Licensed in 1950 as W5RDA, he was a retired radio-TV broadcast engineer. A Mississippi native, Luke was a life member of the Jackson Amateur Radio Club, the Magnolia DX Association and the ARRL A-1 Operators Club. He was a #1 ARRL DXCC Honor Roll member with 381 entities confirmed in the DXCC (mixed) standings. Survivors include his wife Peggy and three children, including a son, Paul, N4NBC.