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 Field Day 2018

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 …

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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. As the photos attest, communications were an important, but yet small part of the entire effort required to execute events like this. The health of the horse …

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