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Bars President for 2023

Brad James/WA4HBM

Name: Brad James: Call Sign: WA4HBM

Class of License Presently Held: Extra

Year First Licensed: 1969

Number of Years a Member of This Club? 40+

 

Offices Held/Committees Worked On: President, Repeater Committee, Repeater Trustee, Nominations Committee, Bylaws Committee.

 

Your Favorite Club Activities: Club Picnic, Field Day, shack activities, group projects.

Other Amateur Radio Clubs, Organizations You Hold

Membership In: Pioneer Amateur Radio Club, Winchester.

Special Areas of Interest In Amateur Radio: Kit building, QRP, Amateur TV, Antique Radio, fox hunting.

Awards and Other Honors: Ernie Farmer Award.

First Vice President 2023

Bob Brown/ KI4JWK

 

I was first licensed in the Spring of 2004 and I currently hold a Extra Class license. My interest in amateur radio vary greatly from Education, QRP operations, packet, APRS as well as digital and phone HF modes. I have served as First Vice President for the last 2 years. I am currently a VE with ARRL.
 

 

Second Vice President
Name: David Richardson Call Sign: W9KHZ
Previous Call Sign(s): KE4RWD
Class of License Presently Held: GENERAL CLASS

Year First Licensed: 1994
Number of Years a Member of This Club? 20+
Offices Held/Committees Worked On: 2nd Vice President, Director at Large, Chairman of the Repeater Committee, HamFest Committee Chairman, Club Shack Chairman, Club Trustee, Field Day Coordinator,

Member of the Education Committee and member of the Emergency Communications Committee.

Your Favorite Club Activities: Field Day, shack gatherings, group projects, basically everything that involves fellowship with other members.
Other Amateur Radio Clubs, Organizations  ARRL, ARES, Emergency Disaster Communications Corp, OMISS, and Southeastern Repeater Association (SERA).Special Areas of Interest In Amateur Radio: antenna building, teaching classes, digital phone modes, digital RF modes, DX, contesting, Raspberry Pi, Linux, workshops, fox hunting.Awards and Other Honors: Ernie Farmer Award winner 2018

 

Treasurer 2023

Bart Breeding/KB4FEE

 

Name: Bart Breeding: Call Sign: KB4FEE

 

Class of License Presently Held: Extra

Year First Licensed: 1984

Number of Years a Member of This Club? 8+ (guess)

 

Offices Held/Committees Worked On: club president, club newsletter, interim treasurer, finance committee, club webpage.

 

Your Favorite Club Activities: ARES, emergency, kit building.

Other Amateur Radio Clubs, Organizations You Hold

Membership In: Pioneer Amateur Radio Club, Winchester.

 

Special Areas of Interest In Amateur Radio: Rag chewing, Dxing, digital modes

Awards and Other Honors: Ernie Farmer Award 2019.

Jim Schings/AI4SR

Jim Schings Director

 

Former IBM'er 30 years.  Owner operator of SR Racing in Lexington for ~12 years.
BARS member for ~8 years..  Current Director on the board.  Recipient of the Ernie Farmer Award 2022.
Interests in HF/VHF/UHF, Satellites, APRS (and now Balloon launches). I enjoy all the technical aspects of ham radio, including education, project builds, etc. 
I play a lot with Arduino (and other) processors as they relate to ham radio. I have really enjoyed this current tenure of board member and would love to keep going.
Thanks,   Jim AI4SR

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