Vint Hill 80th Anniversary Special Event Station

Sponsored by the Cold War Museum in Vint Hill VA and the Fauquier Amateur Radio Association in Warrenton VA. Members of the FARA will be using the K4V callsignOctober 1st 04:00 UTC through October 3rd 04:00 UTC History of Vint Hill Farms Station People really don’t know and understand that the Cold War was a real war with real deaths. At least …

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FARA Fox Hunt #2 2022

The Foxes for second Fox Hunt of 2022 where the married team of Katie, K4TER, and David N7RCE. This time they created 10 teams of hunters as many were first timers to a Fox Hunt. The Fox Hunt started at 10:00 a.m. The results: The first team to get close to the Fox was the …

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Fox Hunt April 2022

FARA held the first of its three scheduled Fox Hunts for 2022 on April 16th, and Mother Nature cooperated nicely with beautiful spring weather. The hunters assembled at the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport parking lot in Midland, VA to begin the hunt. About 20 people turned out, including club members with their young children, and a few …

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Field Day 2021 FARA Finally Gets Together

After missing a whole year of face-to-face club activities due to the pandemic, the members of FARA had the opportunity to gather and see one another again, or for the first time, as the club gathered for the annual ARRL Field Day at C.M. Crockett Park in Midland, VA. This year’s effort was led by …

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FARA’s 2020 Field Day Deployment

ARRL Field Day 2020 was certainly different that any previous Field Day event.  Because of the pandemic and social distancing (a phrase that we all are sick of hearing) the ARRL temporarily change the rules to allow club scoring from individual participating stations.   We as a club decided near the end of May that we …

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