On most Friday nights around 6:00 PM, a group of TERAC members, VintageTek volunteers, ex-Tektronix employees, other high-tech industry folks and people with general interest in technical topics and friends meet at Round Table Pizza, 10150 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Beaverton, 503-646-6168.

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Our usual 2nd Thursday no-host dinner is at 6:00PM and the regular meeting is at 7:30PM in the Gathering Room in the back of Max’s Fanno Creek Pub, in Old Town Tigard across from the 99W overpass 12562 SW Main St. #100 ←Map. Tel 503-624-9400. Non-members and guests are welcome at both the dinner and the meeting.  We often have a presentation.

If you arrive before 6PM, park directly behind the tavern or in the left (northeast) side of the larger area. The entire parking area is available after 6PM for tavern parking. Alternate parking is also available down the street behind other businesses.

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May 11 TERAC Annual Board Meeting

This meeting is where we will elect officers and directors for the June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018 term. We need at least seven regular members voting, which must also include three current officer/directors. Please mark your calendars and be sure to attend.

The proposed slate of officers/directors for 2017-18 is as follows:

President: Ron Kinder K7VMN
Vice President: Roger McCoy W7ADV
Secretary: Dick Ballard W7AND
Treasurer: Richard Stack K7TKK
Communications Director: OPEN
Director: Blaine Smith W7JHJ
Director: Phil Crosby W7PYX

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June 2-4, 2017 – SEA-PAC Ham Convention in Seaside, OR

The 35th annual SEA-PAC is coming up in June. Here is the flyer.

Talk-in Frequency: 145.45 MHz -offset 118.8 Hz tone.

There will be technical seminars again this year most of which are on Saturday.

Our own Randall Elliott NW7T will be presenting “CERT – Community Emergency Response Teams: What is it and why should you care enough to get involved?” tentatively on Sunday at 10AM.

Four Workshops will be held on Friday:June 2 only.
1) Do it yourself (DYI) – Build your own working Pixie 40 meter CW transmitter facilitated by Curt Black, WR5J.
2) Do it yourself (DYI) – Build an S-Forty-9er with variable DDS VFO and display facilitated by Bill Balzarini, KL7BB.
3) “A Pi in Your Shack and go Kit” using the raspberry Pi computer chip, facilitated by Steve Aberle, WA7PTM.
4) “Propagation During the Solar Minimum” presented by Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA.

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