Terry Stader, KA8SCP

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Terry Stader, KA8SCP
2A Old Colony Drive
Westford, MA 01886
ka8scp@wb1gof.org

Biographical Information

Terry M. Stader, KA8SCP, is the DEC for MEMA Region 1 where is he also serves as the RACES/ACS and the Communications Officer for the region. Terry has a General class license holder and has been licensed since the early 1970’s. He is a retired US Navy Senior Chief, served shipboard tours of Vietnam (2 tours), involved in Operation Frequent Wind (evacuation of Saigon), rescue of the SS Maygyez, specialized communications systems, virtual program offices, data/network systems management  with commands like ComCruDes Group 2, NAVELEX, SPAWAR and REDCOM REGION ONE.

Terry’s interest in Amateur Radio has focused in the EMCOM space where his first experiences were with Red Cross Disaster Action Teams in southern California, multiple leadership roles in SKYWARN in the Midwest as well as New England, Radiological Emergency Response Plan team member for MEMA for multiple nuclear power stations. He is also very active with D-STAR systems, managing (sysadmin) multiple systems in New England as well as systems around the world (Alaska, Toronto and Iceland). Terry has been one of two elected EMA Directors for NESMC, the regional spectrum management organization for the past 8 years.

Terry lives in Westford, Massachusetts and is currently employed by the town as the Veterans Agent/Veterans Services Officer.