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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2022 Holiday Party

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FARA held their annual holiday get together this year where we hold our monthly club meetings. Members and their family and guests enjoyed a potluck meal with the club providing the meat, with members bringing assorted sides, and of course desserts! This year we had a great turn out for what was a wonderful event …

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2022 Great Pumpkin Ride

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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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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 Fox Hunt #2 2022

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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. Red Nic KY4OP, Bri KO4NLR, Sarah, Aurelia, Declan, Kiernan, Kyle, James, Colin, Wendell Sr, Wendell Jr and Stephanie Purple Matt …

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