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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VintageTek Museum has moved to the Tektronix campus.  The museum has an extensive collection of Tektronix instruments produced over several decades of company operation.

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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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April TERAC Meeting

The focus will be the nomination of officers for the 2019 – 2020 meeting year. Of special importance is having a candidate step up to run for the position of secretary.

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SK Dick Ballard W7AND

Long time TERAC member and TERAC secretary, Dick Ballard W7AND became a silent key on March 26. In light of his passing, the previously scheduled presentation for the April meeting will be postponed until a Fall meeting.

Dick was a long time designer of medical equipment. He worked at the Tektronix Medical group starting in 1968 and after Tek sold that group to Squibb, Dick stayed with that business and its successor VitaTek, He retired in 1994. A memorial service hasn’t been scheduled. He was an active contributor to TERAC and will be greatly missed.

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