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Forsyth Amateur Radio Club Meetings

The Forsyth Amateur Radio Club (FARC) meets the second Monday of each month in the bottom level of the Red Cross building at 690 Coliseum Drive in Winston-Salem, N.C. A map showing the club monthly meeting location is found below:

  • FARC Meeting Location Map

  • Meetings start normally at 7:30pm, but meeting attendees are encouraged to arrive early, have some "eyeball" QSO's and to get a good seat.

    Watch the Video of the Meeting via W4NCLive!!

    W4NC has been experimenting with a "Live Meeting Video Feed" over the Internet! To follow our Live Stream Meetings - Click the W4NCLive logo to the right! Click on the "Watch Live" Tab during the FARC Meeting! Note: You may have to watch a short advertisement before the video of the meeting starts.

    Upcoming Meetings and Events

    Support the ARES Weekly Training Net - Thursdays 8:30 PM on the 145.47 repeater.

    On the Thursday, 27 July at 8:30 PM on the 145.47 repeater, there will be a session on Tactical Call Sign Training. For more information, click on the ARES tab to your left.

    The Monday, August 14 Meeting of the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club will feature a presentation on
    DXpedition to Iceland by Mason Matrazzo-KM4SII

    The Monday, August 14 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.

    The latest newsletter is also available at the newsletters tab!! For simplicity, here is a shortcut to the newsletter!

  • July Newsletter

  • Future planned meeting topics, but stay tuned as meeting topics may change:

    September 11--open and needing a topic

    October 9--The Evolution of Ham Radio from the Narrow Perspective of W4TMR-Charles Kluttz

    November 13--David McDonald will do a presentation of either "Very Large Array in NM" or about his experiences in Antarctica.

    Business Meetings of the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club on the Third Monday of each month, Eating at 6:30pm, Meeting at 7:30pm.

    New Meeting Location: Sixty Six Pizzeria located at 3440 Frontis St, Winston-Salem, NC

    The Forsyth Amateur Radio Club has a business meeting the third Monday of each month. Attendees who will be eating normally get there about 6:30pm and the business meeting starts at 7:30pm.

    The business meeting will be at the Sixty Six Pizzeria located at 3440 Frontis St, Winston-Salem, NC.

    The business meeting is an open meeting and all club members are welcome to attend. Topics covered include club equipment needs, hamfests, meeting topics, repeater updates, ARES reports and much more!!

    PDF Listing of Upcoming Regional Events and Other Club Meetings

    Below is a link to an extract from the most recent FARC newsletter of upcoming regional events on amateur radio, hamfests and other club news. Many thanks to Don Edwards-WS4NC for gathering and organizing this info.

  • Amateur Radio Regional News
  • Technical Discussion and Project Building Group Meetings

    This is of interest to FARC members and non-FARC members. There is a Technical Discussion and Project Building Group that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Miller Park Community Center at 400 Leisure Lane in Winston-Salem. Meetings are held for those interested in exploring and building various types of electronic projects. There is a lot of show-and-tell as well as technical discussions on many topics. For more information, Steve Patterson-WA3RTC may be contacted.

    QSL Info on the Special Event Station, N4M, Held February 16-17 and April 29 to Celebrate the Samuel FB Morse Art Exhibition at Reynolda House in Winston-Salem.

    Special Event Station - N4M - April 29
    On April 29, from 11am to 3pm, FARC operated a special event station, N4M, at Reynolda House located at 2250 Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem. The special event station was part of Reynolda House's Community Day which is held each spring.

    A prior special event station at Reynolda House was also held on February 16 and 17, again using the callsign N4M.

    Both special event stations were part of the Reynolda House Museum of American Art's Exhibition hosting a Samuel F.B.Morse Art Exhibition entitled "Gallery of the Louvre" and the Art of Invention.

    QSL Card Info
    For both special event station events, send QSL SASE to:
    N4M, Forsyth Amateur Radio Club P.O. Box 11361, Winston-Salem, NC 27116-1361

    The Samuel FB Morse Art Exhibition at Reynolda House will run from 17 February to 4 June.