Rich Arland, K7SZ, a standout in the QRP community passed away unexpectedly last week.
An active radio amateur for many years, his by-line has appeared in the pages of QST, CQ, CQ-VHF, Popular Communications, Worldradio, Monitoring Times and National Monitoring magazines. In addition, he authored seven book about the low-power lifestyle, and from January 2000 to December 2003 he authored the QRP column in QST magazine.
Low Power Communication - The Art and Science of QRP was likely his most well-known book with several editions having been released.
Rich and his wife lived in North Georgia having relocated there from Pennsylvania in 2008. He was an active member of the North Georgia QRP Club and will be missed by his family and the entire amateur radio community.