John Covington, W4CC, became a Silent Key on, April 17th, 2019, per Obituary.

John was a long-time member of both W4CQ and W4BFB, as well as many other amateur radio organizations throughout North Carolina, and the ARRL.

W4BFB recently celebrated their 70th anniversary, and this video of John discussing the Mecklenburg Amateur Radio Society’s history in 1998 – 1999 was part of that program.

To view the video, click here.

John’s obituary and memorials may be viewed at

A service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at The Little Church on the Lane, 522 Moravian Ln., Charlotte, NC 28207.  The family will receive friends following the service.

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