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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.

    News on Legislation Affecting Amateur Radio, Upcoming Meetings and Events

    Help is needed on NC Senate Bill 364 and NC House Bill 831 - The Brian Garlock Act and on the Amateur Radio Parity Act (S.1534). Please click the "Legislative Info" button to the left

    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, September 11 Meeting of the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club will feature:

    A hands-on session building a simple 2 meter three element antenna by Harold Richardson-N4HER.

    A request from Harold: If you have an HT please bring it with an adapter to fit a BNC connector.

    The Monday, September 11 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!

  • August Newsletter

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

    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.

    Temporary Change in the Business Meeting Location and Day for the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club.

    Meeting Date: Tuesday, 22 August, eating at 6:30pm, meeting starting 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 each month to discuss and plan for upcoming club events. Attendees who will be eating normally get there about 6:30pm and the business meeting starts at 7:30pm.

    The business meeting on Tuesday, the 22nd of August 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.