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It is with sadness that we note the passing of John Birkett, proprietor of the legendary eponymous surplus radio and electronics store on an unassuming street in the British city of Lincoln, at the age of 93.

hackaday.com/2022/05/20/rip-jo

He has been a fantastic source of esoteric parts and electronic assemblies for many decades, and electronics enthusiasts from the UK will have unwittingly seen parts which passed through his hands.

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