Field Day 2017

ARRL’s 2017 Field Day WHERE:  CM Crockett Park at 10066 Rogues Rd, Midland, VA 22728 . WHAT:  ARRL’s Field Day 2017 WHEN:  June 24 (2pm) – June 25 (2pm). WHAT ARE WE OPERATING?: All-band Phones All-band CW All-band digital “Bonus” VHF/UHF Get On The Air (GOTA) FOOD:  Saturday night will be the club Potluck Dinner. …

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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 …

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Field Day Memories

With field day coming up I thought I would share a couple of pictures. 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 as a memento. Notice the …

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