~~ NOTE NEW 2018 MEETING NIGHTS & LOCATION ~~
MONTHLY MEETINGS - 1st Wednesday unless otherwise noted. Social starts at 7:00 PM at the USCGA station..
Meeting location map is to the right.
Next Meeting is Thursday, April 5 - 7:30 PM
This meeting's program will be, again, dedicated to the pursuit of operational knowledge of actual radio systems for our technician class students. An HF station will be available for practice of tuning procedures and learning about the proper operation techniques of a real HF rig.
AI1V - WSJT Modes (DXCC @ -20 dB SNR) Download video
W1ZR - Selecting an HF Transceiver (2017)
W1ZR - Choosing Your First HF Antenna - Joel Hallas
KX9X - Riding the Portable Operating Wave
W1GHW - Allstar Radio
KB1MZL Build a QRP Tranceiver
WB8IM - Getting Started With JT65 on HF
Near-Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) HF Propagation
K1OF SDR Presentation
W1ZR The History of Wireless 600 BC - 1901
AB1JC The flight of the Discovery 1 Balloon
Key up either the 2m or 70cm repeater frequencies (see below) to see if anyone is around. Our net is on Tuesday night at 7:30 PM.
FARA MEETING LOCATION
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Station
At the end of Turney Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824
Club Mailing Address Below
Sat. AM Weekly Meetings
Everyone is welcome, club members and others. People begin arriving around 9 AM & leave sometime after 11AM. This is an opportunity to operate the club station and have an "eyeball" contact with other hams. The 2nd Saturday of the month is our business meeting starting at 9 AM.
There will usually be something tasty to go along with the coffee.
Have an idea? Brainstorm? Or, just some - thing to say? SDR? Arduino? CERT? Give us your thoughts. We want to know.
Amateur Radio Operators Provide Significant Support to the NOAA Skywarn Program. Check these websites:
Anyone interested in learning more about FARA, and relevant topics related to HAM radio is invited to attend either the Saturday AM meetings or the general meeting on the 1st Wednesday of the month. Also, check our calendar
Please contact any officer of FARA for more details.
Fairfield Amateur Radio Association
71 Colonial Drive
Fairfield, CT 06824
President: Jeff Cronin, KB1MZL
- email KB1MZL
Vice President: Joe Ull, W1GDZ
Secretary: Drummond Grinalds, K1RDG
- 203 615 4319
Treasurer: Gary Weddle, W1GHW
- email W1GHW
2 Meter: WB1CQO/R
Receive Frequency: 146.625 MHz
Transmit Frequency: 146.025 MHz
PL Tone: 100.0 Hz
70 cm: N1ZU/R
Receive Frequency: 440.450 MHz
Transmit Frequency: 445.450 MHz
PL Tone: Open
The 2M and 440 MHz repeaters are cross-linked, so input on one produces output on both.
FARA conducts a rag chew every Tuesday night at 7:30pm on either repeater. W1GDZ is net control. Any licensed amateur radio operator can participate. Come join us.