Every June, this year on June 23-24, the ARRL puts on its 24 hour annual exercise to test amateur radio operators’ emergency preparedness and capabilities during Field Day. It also gives the amateur radio service an opportunity to show to the public our skills and resources and an opportunity to allow the public to give […]
A member of FARA joined numerous volunteers of all stripes to help with communication relaying during the April 2018 Old Dominion Horse Endurance Ride near Star Tannery, Virginia.
Confirming horse health
2m antenna for mountain comms
As the photos attest, communications were an important, but yet small part of the entire effort required to execute events like […]
October 22, 2016 FARA members again responded to an invitation from the organizers (the Fauquier Trail Coalition) to assist with communications for their popular Great Pumpkin Ride.
Using the FARA 2m repeater, the volunteers manned the rest stop stations east and south of Warrenton adding one more layer of communications to their cell phones.
The broadcast approach […]