This question came about since I was looking into some first-time activations in my area (W7U/WS) and a there were a number from a ham who lived here (now an SK), but he doesn’t show up under W7U, although he is under “All W” activators.
So, I was just curious about any policy or practice when an activator becomes an Silent Key.
In one sense, it would be nice to keep them in the association they were in–it’s like a feeling of he’s one of us, let’s keep him listed. Maybe they could be identified in some way as an SK. I don’t know, just wondering and wanted to know the thoughts on the subject out there.