FARA member part of Horse Endurance Ride volunteers

Vet Checkpoint

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.

Vet Checkpoint

Confirming horse health

2m antenna for mountain comms

Watermen

As the photos attest, communications were an important, but yet small part of the entire effort required to execute events like […]

Great Pumpkin Ride 2016

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 […]

Field Day Memories

With field day coming up I thought I would share a couple of pictures.

Past Field Day QSL and Club Station

The first is a QSL card from Dave Garrish Sr. in 1990 when I ran the novice station for my very first field day. We had Field Day at Vint Hill. Dave sent this to me […]