Please note the new meeting location:
First Reformed Church, North Church Street, Schenectady (in the Poling Chapel)
Directions: The church parking lot is on North Church Street, on your left as you head north from Union Street. Cross North Church Street and find the walkway between number 10 and 12 North Church. Go to the end of the walkway and enter the building. Turn left and go through the double doors. Turn right and walk past the rest rooms. The Poling Chapel is just down the hall. We will meet in the Poling Chapel. There are no stairs and everything appears to be handicap accessible.
If the church parking lot is full, there are two more parking lots on the corner of Union and North Church.
“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.