We regret to inform you that Fletch Barker, K4YNG has become a Silent Key.

Fletch passed away in his sleep on Friday, June 11th. He was a long-time supporter of the Blue Ridge Amateur Radio Society, always there to donate to the club to help with the repeater upgrade. If you knew him, you were a friend of his.

He was licensed at the age of 15, that’s 67 years as a Ham. He enjoyed the hobby and his Border Collies.

Visitation details may be found at