Foothills Amateur Radio Society
FARS is an amateur radio organization for the southern San Francisco Peninsula area in California serving residents of Los Altos, Palo Alto, Mountain View, and other nearby communities. Our regular monthly meetings are held on the fourth Friday of the month at Covington School in Los Altos.
All our meetings are open to the public and most are free.
The FARS Winter Banquet is scheduled for January 20th, 2017. Our speaker is Robert Schmieder, KK6EK who talks about his recent Expdition to Heard Island where they activated a DX station on an island near the bottom of the world.
Sign up for this special event now.
Members and registered users may login to the web site to update their profile, sign up for (or renew) membership, or create/modify a public biography. Members may also search the membership roster to contact other members. Not a member, then register online, or sign-up at one of our meetings.
Membership in the Foothills Amateur Radio Society is open to any person interested in amateur radio who agrees to abide by the Bylaws and pay the annual dues. Membership in FARS includes our monthly newsletter available online. FARS is the sponsor for one of the Electronics Flea Markets at De Anza College during each year. Read our newsletter on line or join our email list. Many FARS members are active in amateur emergency communications and civic support activities.
We have a number of useful articles covering Smith Charts, Antenna Impedance Models, Digital Keyboard Modes, etc.
Last updated January 16, 2017
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