Great Pumpkin Ride 2023

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Every year the when the Halloween season comes around, the Fauquier Trails Coalition sponsors the Great Pumpkin Ride in the southern half of Fauquier County. Approximately 1,200 cyclists from across the area participate in the fun event which has routes of 24, 49 and 64 miles for each level of ability. The members of FARA …

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ARRL Field Day 2023

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Skip to VideoSkip to Slideshow The annual ARRL Field Day exercise took place this year from June 24th through June 25th. The members of FARA once again participated at C. M. Crockett Park in Midland, VA. Again this year Justin, NB3A, and Anna, KN4DWZ, headed our Field Day effort which resulted in a very successful …

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Virginia QSO Party 2023

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For the 2023 Virginia QSO party took on a different feel this year, with the band conditions being good, new members trying the event for the first time, and experienced members tried something different this year. It was a fun time for all and a great opportunity for members to connect differently than their normal …

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Vint Hill 80th Anniversary Special Event Station

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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 Does VAQP 2022

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As springtime came to the rolling hills of Fauquier County in March so did the Virginia QSO party – a big event for the membership of FARA. This year brought a great deal of excitement and anticipation since the COVID-19 restrictions were gone and the solar cycle 25 had really ramped up. Some members of …

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2021 Holiday Party

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For the first time in a very long time, FARA held a Holiday party this year at the John Barton Payne building in Warrenton. It had been suggested many times to have one and this year we went ahead with it. The organizers were Diana, KO4QJR, and Bob, KT4BOB, who did a wonderful job getting …

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