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FARS Meeting Programs - 2023 [2022] [2023] [2024]


FARS meetings take place on the 4th Friday of each month, except for no meeting in January (Winter Banquet), and meetings on a different Friday in June (Field Day), November (Thanksgiving), and December (Christmas). See the calendar for specific dates.

Meeting Schedule

  • 7:00PM - General socializing. Meet and Greet.
  • 7:30PM - Introductions, Announcements.
  • 7:45PM - The evening's program.
  • 8:45PM - FARS business. Announcements. Raffle.

After the program, and FARS business, we hold a prize raffle and the “Wish You Were Here” drawing for all the cash in the jar!

COVID-19 Rules:
We ask the following from our in-person participants:

  • Participants should be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before attending an in-person meeting.
  • Participants are encouraged to wear face masks in the meeting room, except when speaking.
  • All participants should maintain social distancing from other attendees.
  • Please don't attend an in-person meeting if you are feeling ill, or are at particular risk.

Visitors are welcome to attend our regular meetings. (directions)
Covington School, 205 Covington Road, Los Altos, CA.



Friday January 27, 2023 - Membership Meeting

To be Announced

K6YA

This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

Other:

Refreshments
Raffle prizes
Questions for Dr Know-it-All

We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



    * Indicates prizes awarded.

    Friday February 24, 2023 - FARS Winter Banquet

    To be Announced

    K6YA
    FARS Winter Banquet 2023

    Location: TBA Reservations are required.

    K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

    Other:

    Refreshments
    Raffle prizes
    Questions for Dr Know-it-All

    We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



      * Indicates prizes awarded.

      Friday March 24, 2023 - Membership Meeting

      To be Announced

      K6YA

      This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

      K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

      Other:

      Refreshments
      Raffle prizes
      Questions for Dr Know-it-All

      We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



        * Indicates prizes awarded.

        Friday April 28, 2023 - Membership Meeting

        To be Announced

        K6YA

        This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

        K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

        Other:

        Refreshments
        Raffle prizes
        Questions for Dr Know-it-All

        We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



          * Indicates prizes awarded.

          Friday May 26, 2023 - Membership Meeting

          To be Announced

          K6YA

          This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

          K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

          Other:

          Refreshments
          Raffle prizes
          Questions for Dr Know-it-All

          We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



            * Indicates prizes awarded.

            Friday June 16, 2023 - Membership Meeting

            To be Announced

            K6YA

            This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

            K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

            Other:

            Refreshments
            Raffle prizes
            Questions for Dr Know-it-All

            We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



              * Indicates prizes awarded.

              Friday July 28, 2023 - Membership Meeting

              To be Announced

              K6YA

              This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

              K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

              Other:

              Refreshments
              Raffle prizes
              Questions for Dr Know-it-All

              We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



                * Indicates prizes awarded.

                Friday August 25, 2023 - Membership Meeting

                To be Announced

                K6YA

                This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

                K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

                Other:

                Refreshments
                Raffle prizes
                Questions for Dr Know-it-All

                We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



                  * Indicates prizes awarded.

                  Friday September 22, 2023 - Membership Meeting

                  FARS Annual Amateur Radio Home Brew Contest

                  K6YA

                  This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

                  This meeting is about you. Yes you, our members and guests. Our Annual Amateur Radio Homebrew Contest is a opportunity to show off a project that you have worked on in the past year. Each participant has a few minutes to show and explain his project to our audience and has a chance to win one of our four prizes:

                  $40 First prize
                  $30 Second prize
                  $20 Third prize
                  $10 Fourth prize
                  K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

                  Other:

                  Refreshments
                  Raffle prizes
                  Questions for Dr Know-it-All

                  We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



                    * Indicates prizes awarded.

                    Friday October 27, 2023 - Membership Meeting

                    Program to be Announced

                    K6YA

                    This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

                    K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

                    Other:

                    Refreshments
                    Raffle prizes
                    Questions for Dr Know-it-All

                    We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



                      * Indicates prizes awarded.

                      Friday November 17, 2023 - Membership Meeting

                      Program to be Announced

                      K6YA

                      This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

                      This meeting is one week earlier than usual. It has been scheduled for the 3rd Friday instead of the usual 4th Friday of the month due to Thanksgiving. Be sure to put the correct date on the calendar.

                      K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

                      Other:

                      Refreshments
                      Raffle prizes
                      Questions for Dr Know-it-All

                      We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



                        * Indicates prizes awarded.

                        Friday December 15, 2023 - Membership Meeting

                        Program to be Announced

                        K6YA

                        This month’s meeting is scheduled to convene at Covington. COVID-19 Rules apply. This meeting is also available on-line via Zoom.

                        This meeting is one week earlier than usual. It has been scheduled for the 3rd Friday instead of the usual 4th Friday of the month due to Christmas. Be sure to put the correct date on the calendar.

                        K6YA is the Club radio call sign for the Foothills Amateur Radio Society. The current trustee for K6YA is KA6MZE. This picture is of the Field Day 2007 set up crew.

                        Other:

                        Refreshments
                        Raffle prizes
                        Questions for Dr Know-it-All

                        We will be raffling off prizes at this meeting:



                          * Indicates prizes awarded.

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