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Special Event Station, N4M, Celebrating 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 will be operating a special event station, N4M, at Reynolda House located at 2250 Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem. Plans are to use both CW and SSB but frequencies are unspecified at this time.

The special event station is part of Reynolda House's Community Day which is held each spring. Access to Reynolda House on Community Day is free and open to the public. There will be art activities, live music performances and all ages of visitors are welcome. A map showing the location of Reynolda House is below:
  • Reynolda House Location Map

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

    Both special event stations are 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.

    ARRL sanctioned FARC Classic Hamfest -- Saturday, 3 June

    When: 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.
  • FARC Classic Hamfest Location Map

  • 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!

    ARRL Field Day -- 24-25 June

    The annual ARRL Field Day will be held this year nationwide on Saturday thru Sunday, 24-25 June. FARC is looking forward to this event and FARC event organizer Daryl Knight-N5WK is working hard to making this year's club participation even better than last year. Hobby Park will again be the location this year for the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club's participation in Field Day.

    A map of the Field Day location is available at the link below.
  • FARC Field Day Location Map