Below is a list of famous amateur radio repeaters. Many sources were used for this list.

Name Claim to Fame Call Sign Status
James Lance Bass \'N SYNC pop singer. KG4UYY Active
Art Bell Syndicated talk radio host W6OBB Active
Marlon Brando Actor KE6PZH Deceased
David Brown Astronaut. Died about Columbia (STS-107) in 2003 KC5ZTC Deceased
Kalpana Chawla Astronaut. Died about Columbia (STS-107) in 2003 KD5ESI Deceased
Laurel Clark Astronaut. Died about Columbia (STS-107) in 2003 KC5ZSU Deceased
Walter Cronkite CBS News Anchorman (1960s era) KB2GSD Deceased
Tim Dick Actor and stand up comic (Stage name Tim Allen) KK6OTD Active
Hugh Downs TV host KD6WUS Deceased
Leo Fender Founder of Fender Musical Intrument Corp W6DOE Deceased
Yuri Gargarin First man in space (Russia-1961) UA1LO Deceased
Rajiv Ghandi Prime Minister of India (1984-1991) VU2RG Deceased
Barry Goldwater US Senator from Arizona K7UGA Deceased
Barbara Morgan Astronaut (was also the backup Teacher In Space) KD5VNP Active
Akio Morita Founder of Sony Corp JP1DPJ Deceased
David Packard Co-founder of HP 9DRV Deceased
Priscilla Presley Ex-wife of Elvis N6YOS Inactive
Patty Ramey Country music singer (stage name: Patty Loveless) KD4WUJ Active
Dick Rutan Rutan Voyager aircraft designer and pilot for non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world KB6LQS Active
Jean Shepherd Narrator of A Christmas Story K2ORS Deceased
Ray Szmanda The Menards Guy KB9JPB Deceased
Paul Tibbets Pilot of Enola Gay, which dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during WWII KD4WUJ Deceased
Joe Walsh Singer, The Eagles WB6ACU Active
Jeanna Yeager Pilot of non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world in the Rutan Voyager aircraft. KB6LQR Active