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FARA Annual Meeting

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
ELECTION NOTICE
 
October 19, 2014
This announcement is directed to all active members of the Fauquier Amateur Radio Association.
Nominations for the association’s officers are hereby solicited and should be submitted to Secretary Randall Buxton, W4IFI, at secretary@w4va.org, no later than Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
The officer positions are President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Activities Manager. […]

August Presentation on EME

K4MSG’s presentation on EME on a budget is now available in the members area.  Check it out!

March meeting topic Amateur Station Ground

Steve K3KQ presents info on Amateur Station Grounding
Steve K3KQ provided an informative presentation on station grounding. Information covered included Electrical Safety, Lightning Protection and Signal Return and EMI used Three Lane Bungee Run concerns. Steve discussed an important reference document, namely the National Electric Code Handbook NFPA 70. He covered various grounding and bonding […]

Feb. meeting covers upcoming VaQP 2013

John KX4O & Andy K1RA present VaQP Info
John KX4O and Andy K1RA presented information on the upcoming Virginia QSO Party. The event is held in two sessions, from Saturday, 16 March 1400 UTC – Sunday and 17 March 0200 UTC and Sunday, 17 March 1200 UTC – 2400 UTC. (For Virginians this is […]

April meeting covers Echolink and VaQP results

Andy K1RA presents info on VoIP and Echolink

At the April meeting Andy K1RA presented VaQP statistics generated by John KX4O. It appears the FARA club exceeded its all time best VA QSOs Only club score from last year with a new total of 1.252 million points. We had fewer log entries this year […]