Field Day 2023 and Annual Business Meeting
Speakers: Tim Long W2UI and James MacMurray N2UZQ
The June meeting is our Field Day 2023 and annual business meeting, including our annual election of Board Members and Officers.
Officers and Board of Directors Nominations for 2023-2024 are:
President: Skip Evans W2YJL
Vice President: Dean Poeth, II, K8TM
Secretary: Jim Stewart K2PK
Treasurer: Tim Long W2UI
Board member: John Clement, NM2R
Board member: Paul Siemers, WY2F
Board member: Bob Saltzman, WB2ARK
Board member: Jim Silva WA2JMS
Please plan to attend this meeting.
About our speakers:
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 is a VE and 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 a VE, a past president of SARA, current treasurer for SMARA, Assistant 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.
Note: The meeting location is 309 Alplaus Ave, Alplaus, NY, and the building is at the corner of Alplaus Avenue and Bruce Drive. Please park in the paved lot adjacent to this building. Do not park in the restricted area in front of the building that houses the fire trucks. We will meet in the Multipurpose Room (entrance is on the North side of this building).