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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 […]

February meeting Virginia QSO Party & Roving Club Station

John KX4O & Andy K1RA present VaQP Info
Andy K1RA and John KX4O presented information about the upcoming 2012 Virginia QSO Party. The presentation covered general information including dates and times, rules, categories, changes, contest exchanges and scoring. Highlights included the FARA club and its members past performance to include awards received and various rankings. […]