Framingham Amateur Radio Association
  Serving the Framingham Armateur Radio Community  for over 75 years!
  An ARRL Affiliated Club
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                            FARA Club Information

 Monthly Meetings

 FARA meets the 1st Thursday of the month(except in July and August), 7:30 pm at the Framingham Police Station 1 William Welch Way (corner of William Welch Way and Union Ave) in the first floor training room. Enter through the front door on Union Ave. and the room is to the left.  All area hams and those not yet licensed but interested in amateur radio are welcome to attend. 

 Saturday Shack Opening

  The FARA shack is open every Saturday Mornings from 9 AM till noon. The club shack is in the basement of the Danforth Museum building (use Lexington Street entrance next to the public library parking area). It's a great opportunity to meet with fellow hams and brush up your on air skills (CW, SSB, VHF) and learn about other modes like PSK31, Data Packet,  IRLP, and EchoLink.

 FARA Sunday Night NET 

 The FARA Sunday Night Net begins every Sunday at 7:30PM on the FARA 147.150 MHz (no PL) repeater. All licensed hams are welcome to check in and participate in the "Ham question of the Week".    


                               2015 - 2016 FARA Meetings and Events

 Nov 5: Monthly Meeting- David Edwards, WB1S, "Amplifier Selection and Use"

Nov 21-22: ARRL Phone Sweepstakes (at the shack)

Dec 3: FARA Night Out- British Beer Company in Framingham (tentative - to be confirmed next month)

Jan 7: Monthly Meeting- Dave Hoaglin, K1HT, "FT5ZM, Amsterdam Island, 2014 DXpedition"

Feb 4: Monthly Meeting- Adrian Zeffert, AB2IX,  "From Spark Gap to Arduino