VA QSO Party 2021

Once again the members of FARA fanned out across the Commonwealth for the annual Virginia QSO Party. The Association was very pleased that a lot of our newer members set out on their first amateur radio event. Some of our members turned the outing into a family trip like KX4O We also had our long …

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FARA VE Session Results in 32 New Hams

On February 27, 2021, ARRL VEs and volunteers held a VE session at the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport in Midland, VA sponsored by FARA.   Multiple clubs participated in conducting the session:  Fauquier Amateur Radio Association (FARA), Stafford Amateur Radio Association (SARA), Rappahannock Valley Amateur Radio Club (RVARC), and Catastrophic Amateur Tactical Squad (KC4TS).  The test resulted in …

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Great Pumpkin Ride Public Service Opportunity

October 26th is the date for the annual Great Pumpkin Ride event where radio amateurs help with some of the “net” style communications between the various rest stops and the Warrenton HQ. We have provided support for this event the last few years as a public service and us fun and rewarding event. For more …

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FARA Fox Hunt

The Fox Den is excited and proud to present the Fauquier Amateur Radio Association’s First Annual Fox Hunt on Saturday, 19 October 2019! This will be a 2m Fox Hunt, so plan your equipment accordingly. The fox will be transmitting on 146.550 MHz, and will be turned loose at 13:00 EDT. The hunt will end at 15:00, …

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