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Noted DXer, DXpeditioner Joseph D. Duffin, W2ORA, SK

06/27/2013

ARRL Charter Life Member, DXer and DXpeditioner Joe Duffin, W2ORA/EI8GT (ex W3SWL), of Moorestown, New Jersey, died June 16. He was 87. He was an alumnus of the 1978 Navassa Island DXpedition (NØTG/KP1 and WØRJU/KP1). First licensed in the 1940s, he was an engineering graduate of Catholic University. He was a life member of the South Jersey Radio Association and served a term as its president. His family came from Ireland and on one of his many trips there he became a member of the Limerick Radio Club and obtained a license, EI8GT. A US Navy veteran, Duffin worked for RCA-GE for 35 years. W2ORA had 227 entities confirmed in the ARRL DXCC phone standings. The Daily DX



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