“All Circuits Great and Small: Surface Mount Device Components Killed Electronics as a Hobby…or Did They?”
Speakers: Tim Long W2UI and Dave Bradshaw KD2FVM
Dave and Tim will describe their recent breathtaking experience in repairing an impossible-to-fix Yaesu transceiver.
The speakers represent a wide range of experience and love to talk.
Tim has served SARA in many capacities over the years, and is currently SARA treasurer and an excellent Elmer.
Dave’s background includes stints as auto technician, turned HVAC pro, turned corrosion research specialist. Dave stumbled into amateur radio a mere 2 years or so ago and now holds an Extra class license. He is Vice President of SMARA, a director on the board of SARA, an assistant Emergency Coordinator for Schenectady County ARES. In addition, he is a member of ARRL, Volunteer Examiner, and a Registered Licensing Instructor. His background includes radio experience from his time in the NY Army National Guard, and US Army.