This SARA meeting will be held via Zoom
6:30—7:00 on air (147.06 Repeater)…Check-ins, announcements
7:00—8:30 PM (via Zoom)………….Speaker Presentation
(Zoom link to be sent out separately prior to the meeting)
Field Day 2021 and Annual Business Meeting
Speakers: Tim Long W2UI and James MacMurray N2UZQ
Tim Long got his start in amateur radio in 1961 when he passed his Novice exam given by his scoutmaster WA2FFJ and received call WN2KHQ. That call sign became WB2KHQ, then WA4DXR, then WB2SPN, and now W2UI. Tim has served SARA in various positions including many years as Secretary, two stints as Vice President, two tours as President, and countless years as Treasurer (dues cheerfully accepted). Tim holds BSEE and MSCS degrees and is now retired after a career with Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp. in West Milton. Besides ham radio antenna work and Field Day, Tim enjoys golf.
James MacMurray was born in 1972 and grew up in Scotia. James was licensed in 1993 and received his Extra while going to college for Data Communications. He is past president of SARA, current treasurer for SMARA, Emergency Coordinator for Schenectady County ARES, and Assistant Section Manager for Eastern NY. He has served as a Director for SARA for the past 6 years and served SMARA as a past President, Vice President, and Treasurer. Currently James is a full time Employee Retirement Examiner 3 for the State of New York Office of the State Comptroller. James has interests in VHF/UHF weak signal, HF phone, and HF Digital contesting.
The June meeting is also our annual business meeting, including our annual election of Board Members and Officers. Officers and Board of Directors Nominations for 2021-2022 are as follows:
President: Paul Siemers WY2F
Vice President: Jim Silva KC2ZVK
Secretary: Jim Stewart K2PK
Treasurer: Tim Long W2UI
Board Member: JR Hotaling N2PEQ
Board Member: Bob Saltzman WB2ARK
Board Member: Skip Evans W2YJL
Board Member: Terry Saunders N1KIN
Please plan to attend this meeting.