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18 Apr is Amateur Radio Day

WARD 2015

Meeting this week

It’s time for the Virginia QSO Party.
Come to the FARA meeting Thursday at 7pm for strategies, contesting tips, insider secrets, and help on getting set for the most fun you can have with a radio in Virginia.
All classes and all stations can participate and every QSO helps FARA.  Support the winning team!
See you Thursday.

W4VA at Girl Scout Adventure Day

Fauquier County hosted the Girl Scouts Adventure Day at the county fairgrounds May 18 2013.  Several members from FARA set up a display and an HF/VHF station to demonstrate amateur radio.  Although the weather wasn’t very cooperative dozens of visitors to the booth came away with their first QSO and a souvenir QSL card from […]

“Radio Hams” from Fauquier County participate in State Amateur Radio Competition

Members of FARA once again participate in the Virginia QSO Party.

FARA prepares for Virginia QSO Party 2012

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For the VaQP 2012 contest, Mar. 17th 10A-10P and Mar. 18th 8A-8P, FARA members will activate the W4VA call sign from the home of Mike KA4RRU. Mike will provide the club with a multi-operator, multi-station capability. That station will be active on 160m-6m, 2m and 70cm on most […]