Forsyth Amateur Radio Club of Winston Salem, NC - Established Dec. 30, 1930  

Welcome to the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club Website!

Arduino/Raspberry PI Classes in 2016
New Classes for Arduino/Raspberry PI For 2016!

Next Class Will Be Scheduled in Early 2016

Classes Usually Start at 9:00 AM & Lasts Until 4:00 PM
This Class Project Will Involve a Raspberry PI II
And Bob Will Elaborate What is Needed In His Email List.
Instructor: Robert Gusek NC4RG
Robert 's (Bob's) Website is Available HERE

You do Not have to be Club Member to Attend!
Classes held at Red Cross Bldg. in WS, N.C.

Next Club Meeting Will Be Monday February 8, 2016
The Program will be presented by Matt Jordan about the
future of commercial two-way radio.
Meeting Starts at 7:30 PM Come Early For A Good Seat!

Testing will be offered before the General Meeting
In The Testing Room Up Stairs at 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Show Up Early And Bring Proper Paperwork
(See Testing Page For Pre-Requirements & Information)

The January/February Club Newsletter is Available HERE

Don't Forget That Club Dues Are Due Now For 2016!

NOTICE! The September Program "What is The Best Antenna"
Was a Hugh Hit! The Entire Program By Charles Kluttz W4TMR
And Gene Bowman WB4MSG Was Recorded and Posted Here!

This Years 2015 Field Day Pictures Are Available Now - Click Photos
Click on the 2015 Field ay Link - Or Click

Be Sure To Read The Announcements Page - Here!
December Newsletter Available Now - Here!

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 Monitary Contribution from the Program!
Click HERE to get the details of how to sign up!

This Years 2015 Field Day Pictures Are Available Now - Click Photos
Click on the 2015 Field ay Link - Or Click HERE!

The Forsyth Amateur Radio Club promotes, supports, and encourages the hobby and use of Ham Radio!

FARC Meets on the 2nd Monday of every Month, 7:30pm, at the RED CROSS BUILDING,

New 2016 Club Officers & Leaders:

President: Jim Atkins W4UX
Vice President: Harold Richardson N4HER
Newsletter: Don Edwards WS4NC
Secretary: Terry Brown AK4D
Treasurer: Henry Heidtmann W2DZO
VEC Session Manager/Tech. Engineer:
Dale Mierisch WB9SZL
Hamfest Chairamn: David Shoaf KC4X
Field Day Chairman: "Doc" Holiday WB4QIZ
Public Relations: Melissa Hall W4RXG
Hospitality Coordinator: Kent Englebert
W4NC Live: Raymond Taber WX5AAA

Congratulations To Our New 2016 Officers!

Can't make the club meeting? No problem! - View regular club meetings Online!
Visit the website below, or just click the green "W4NC Live" button on the side panel!

Our club business meeting occurs on the 3rd Monday of the month - Front Meeting Room
Currently Ham's Restaurant at 414 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 (Thruway)
The Business Meeting is an open meeting and all are encouraged and invited to attend!

Club Sponsored Events:

  • Operation of 3 W4NC repeaters:
    146.64 (-600 MHz, PL 100Hz - Winston-Salem),
    145.47-600 MHz, PL 100Hz - Sauratown Mountain)
    444.275 MHz (Winston-Salem-PL100hz)
  • A state of the art ham shack available to all of our licensed members
  • Sponsorship of the "Triad" of events-
    - January Winston-Salem FirstFest (2nd Saturday in January),
    - June Winston-Salem Classic Hamfest (2nd Saturday in June)
  • Sponsorship of The North Carolina QSO Party
  • Participation (with all the trimmings) in Field Day
  • Participation in contesting events.
  • Sponsorship of Forsyth County ARES
  • Amateur License Testing through W4VEC (One hour before the Monthly Meeting)
  • Publication of a monthly newsletter, which is available on this website.

    Click Announcement Icon for Latest Happenings!
    W4NC.COM is constantly being updated -
    Don't forget to Refresh each Page when visiting!

    Can't Make The Club Meeting? Click "W4NC Live"
    Next Club Meeting on Monday FEB 08, 2016




American Red Cross
FARC Encourages All Hams to Support The American Red Cross!

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