For QSL Info on the Special Event Station, N4M, held during February 16 and 17 and April 29 for the Samuel FB Morse Art Exhibition, please click on the Upcoming Special Events and News tab to the left
ARRL sanctioned FARC Classic Hamfest -- Saturday, 3 JuneWhen: The first Saturday in June (June 3)
Where: In and around the dining hall at Summit School at 2100 Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem, NC. A map of the hamfest location is available at the link below.
Hamfest Time: From 8am to 11am.
Admission Fee: $5 at the entrance to parking
Talk-In: The talk-in frequency will be 146.640MHz, pl tone 100 Hz.
Dealers: Dealers will be attending in the cafeteria area.
Door Prizes: Yes, many
VEC Testing: Not planned, but there will be the normal license session at the next FARC club meeting on Monday, 12 June.
Availablility of Getting Indoor Tables: On a first come-first serve basis, a limited number of tables will be available inside for a $10 fee per table.
Flea Market Area: A complimentary flea market area will be available in a parking lot outside the school.
Stay tuned for updates on the hamfest and hope to see you there!
The Monday, June 12 Meeting of the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club
will focus on planning and organizing for the
Field Day this year will be on Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25.
More info on Field Day can be found on the Upcoming Special Events tab
to your left. The June 12 meeting will start at 7:30PM in the normal meeting room
in the lower level of the Red Cross, 690 Coliseum Drive. The VEC testing session
will start at 6:30PM.
About the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club (FARC)
The Forsyth Amateur Radio Club (FARC) was originally incorporated as
the Winston-Salem Radio Club on December 31, 1930 and has been
in operation ever since. FARC is an ARRL sanctioned Special Service Club
focusing on the education and training of hams and the general public in
Forsyth and surrounding counties. FARC has over 300 members.
FARC is a non-profit (IRS 501(c)3) and donations are tax deductable.
FARC has a well equipped and modern ham shack for use by club members, maintains three repeaters-one with a wide service area and has significant ARES involvement in assisting in emergency and non-emergency events.
FARC has two hamfests each year normally held the second Saturday in January and the second Saturday in June. FARC is also very active in the annual ARRL Field Day held the last weekend in June. Consult the Upcoming Events/News tab for the latest news on these events.
FARC is also active in contests. Some world-class contesters are club members!!
FARC has monthly meetings held the second Monday of each month. Most meetings are broadcast via W4NC-Live. Consult the Meeting Info tab for more information on upcoming meetings and how to access W4NC-Live. Meetings are held in the basement of the Red Cross, 690 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem, N.C. A map showing the meeting location of the Forsyth Amateur Radio club is below:
VEC Amateur Radio License test sessions are held at 6:30 prior to the monthly meetings except for the December meeting.
FARC also has many members who are world class in knowledge and skills needed by amateur radio enthusiasts who are willing to help others set up equipment, solve radio or transmission issues or answer tough questions.
For more information on contacting or joining FARC, about meetings, Field Day and other club events, hamfests or VEC test sessions, please click the appropriate tabs to your left.
FARC is now participating in the Amazon Smiles Program. The basics of the program are - If you buy something from Amazon, FARC gets a small Monetary Contribution from the Program! To get the details of how to sign up, Click HERE!