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

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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2022 Great Pumpkin Ride

The annuals Great Pumpkin Ride was held on a beautiful Virginia fall morning held annually, organized by the Fauquier Trails Coalition. Members of FARA volunteer the their time and equipment to support the event, providing communications support for the organizers. Not only are communications controlled but there are parts of Fauquier County that still do …

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Great Pumpkin Ride of 2021

As the fall colors descend on Fauquier County’s countryside, the Fauquier Trails Coalition holds its annual Great Pumpkin Ride (GPR) over the roads and trails in the county. The GPR is a fundraiser for the small group of volunteers for the construction and maintence of new trails throughout scenic Fauquier County. The ride consists of …

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FARA Field Day 2019

The Members of FARA again this year participated in the annual ARRL Field Day Event.  This year our Field Day Chairman was our President, KN4GDX, his first time being involved with Field Day in this capacity.  We also were able to get some pre-Field Day press coverage:

The weather prediction

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