Ved Prakash Sandlas, VU2VP, destingushed Scientist & former Cheif controller R&D DRDO did pass away on 6th July 2017. He was good promoter of Ham radio & sent Ham Radio Rigs to Antarctica.
He was Vice Presendent of the Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT- India), a real Senior Old Timer. He has been QSL manager for AT3D, operated by VU3DEN in 1994 from Maitri Base, Antarctica.
Our deepest condolences to his family from the whole HAM & Scientists as well as the Antarctic community !