My name is Bob KC2SZQ, I am the President of ARATS, I got my ham ticket in March 2008 and that year joined ARATS (Amartuer Raido Association of the Tonawandas) in 2009 I became a board member, In 2010 was voted in as president and held this position for 6 years. After serving on the board in 2020 I became president once again of ARATS. 2020-?
I am a member of our EOC Team in North Tonawanda. A member of the Niagara County CERT team. 40+ years as a Firefighter and now with Adams Fire Company in Wheatfield NY. I an a Member of the Niagara County Fire Police Responce Team and hold the positin of their recording secretary for the team.
I am the net controler for are ARATS thursday night 2 meter net. I am also responsible for are ARATS Website and I am the ARATS facebook manager.
Bob K2LED is ARATS Vice President/Treasurer, Bob takes care of the finances of our club, he is responsible for recoreding in new members applications and hanldles the clubs banking, Bob is also one of our net controllers on Thursday Night for the ARATS 2 Meter Net. Bob helps me out with club dutys in my absnce.
Phil KD2QCT is the ARATS Secretary, he is responsible for taking notes at all Board meetings and the monthly meetings.
Bill Busch - N2WUT is our E.O.C. Chair & Repeater Director, Bill is one of are net controllers for the thursday night 2 Meter Net (AKA Mr Bill! ARATS Go to Guy) is a valuable part of our team!
Joe Ebrle - N2ZDU Board Member.
Bob Allard - K2MNC is ARATS Membership & Field Day chair with Don KC2ZZV, Bob is responsible for geting the monthly newsletter out. Bob also keeps and maintains a record of the clubs menberships dues.
Mark Francis - AI2EF Board Member, Marks years of experience in amatuer radio have helped out in the daly operaion and our field day acttives.
Don Lanternier - KC2ZZV is our Field Day Chair, Don is in charge of the set up & operation of ARATS Field Day. Don is one of our net controllers for the ARATS thursday night net.
Steve Delaney - KD2PBZ. Board Member. Steve is a mechanic by trade and is very knowbledgeable in amatuer radio. Steve is one of our net contorllers for the ARATS thursday night net!
Arats board members help out in many aspects of our club like helping plan things like field days, annual picnic and our Christmas party, some of our members are also net control operators for our Thursday Net at 8:30 pm.