The FARS Banquet is Friday evening, April 28, 2023. The Foothills Amateur Radio Society (FARS) presents this ham radio event and fete. This annual event is open to anyone who wants to attend, but reservations are required.
[Program description to be provided]
Tom Lee paid his way through MIT by working at places like Frank Kent's TV and Radio Service and Hughes Aircraft.
His 1989 doctoral thesis at MIT described the world's first CMOS radio.
He has been at Stanford University since 1994, helped design PLLs for several microprocessors from DEC and AMD,
and has founded or co-founded several companies.
He is an IEEE and Packard Foundation Fellow, and is also the 2011 recipient of the Ho-Am Prize in Engineering (informally known as "The Korean Nobel"). He is a past Director of DARPA's Microsystems Technology Office, and owns between 100 and 200 oscilloscopes, thousands of vacuum tubes and kilograms of obsolete semiconductors. No one, including himself, quite knows why.
We have over a dozen prizes for the banquet raffle. Here is the of prizes to be raffled at the banquet:
Photos from the 2019 FARS Winter Banquet:
All sign-ups should be received by 6:00 PM
on April 21st.
Mailed sign-ups should be posted by April 18th
to be received on time.
All late sign-ups (those received after 6:00 PM Friday, April 21st) are handled on a best effort basis (that is we must confirm with the restaurant if they have room for additions and your meal choice may be modified). Be sure we have your current email address and phone number so we may contact you. The on-line sign-up is recommended after April 18th.
Paper Sign-up - You may print this flyer, (which includes a sign-up form) fill it out and mail along with your check for payment. We should receive your sign-up by 6:00 PM Friday, April 21st. Last minute sign-ups should use the on-line form. See above for late sign-ups.
On-line Sign-up - You must logon to this web site to sign up and use PayPal to make your payment.
Banquet attendees are encouraged to wear their club badges to show their club pride. We have stick on name tags for those who don't have or forget to wear their club badge.
|Schedule:||6:00PM - Arrival and Mixing
7:00PM - Dinner
7:30PM - Introductions
7:45PM - Presentation
8:45PM - Announcements, Awards, etc.
9:00PM - Raffle
Prices for the 2023 banquet.
|Beef||Roast Prime Rib of Beef||54|
|Fish||Broiled Salmon w/ dill sauce||41|
|Chicken||Breast of Chicken Jerusalem||41|
Dinner includes a mixed green salad, potato or rice (depending on the plate), fresh vegetables, bread, coffee or tea, and dessert.
The banquet is held at:
The Blue Pheasant
22100 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
Full refunds will be made for cancellations received by 6:00 PM on Friday, April 21th, 2023. Refunds are paid by check. Allow up to 30 days to receive your refund.
Full refunds will be given for cancellations received by 6:00 PM on Friday, April 21th, 2023. However, if the cancellation is more than one hundred and fifty (150) days after payment was made, the refund may be reduced to cover processing expenses. Refunds are paid via PayPal. Allow 15 days to receive your refund.
Last updated March 12, 2023