Ham Radio Demonstration
June 28th and 29th
2 pm Saturday to 2 pm Sunday.
- Operate our guest Get-On-the-Air (GOTA) radio station.
- We’ll help you make your first shortwave radio contacts.
- See how hams “text” using shortwave.
- Groups welcome – contact John to schedule – 341-4188.
Members of FARA invite you to see what Amateur Radio is all about as local amateur radio operators, often called hams, will set up emergency radio stations at…
What is Field Day?
Field Day is an annual radio operating event, sponsored by the ARRL, where amateur radio operators set up stations all across North America and make as many contacts with each other as possible. The popularity of this event is shown in this online map of the many stations operating this weekend…
If you cannot make it to our Fauquier radio site, use the above map to find the nearest participating Field Day site near you.
We host a Field Day station every year. Visit previous Fauquier Field Day.
Radio communication conditions, aka propagation, change often making every year a new playing field. Come see the latest methods hams use to make contacts through the changing conditions.
Participants will learn about antennas, radios, operating modes and more of what makes today’s ham radio different from what you remember from years ago.
Members of Fauquier Amateur Radio Association look forward to meeting you.