The Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club normally meets at 3:00 PM on the first Saturday of the month at the Roy Noon Hall, 231 E. Hawthorne St. Map
It is our purpose to further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and individual operating efficiency, and to so conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio in the community, with an emphasis on emergency communications.
Visitors are always welcome to attend the meetings.
Commission For American Radio Relay League Membership
The club can receive a $2 commission for every regular renewal. And we can retain $15 for each new regular and senior membership submitted. A new member is defined as any individual who has never been a member of ARRL or any individual who has not retained a membership for two or more calendar years prior to the application submission. Download form
Club Supports Communication Needs ForClub members support local emergency communications via the Fallbrook N6FQ repeaters, located atop Red Mountain in Fallbrook. From this site our antennas have coverage of Fallbrook, Rainbow, Bonsall, De Luz and the surrounding communities.
Club members support North County Fire Protection District and North County CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams) communications, and supplys backup communications for the Red Cross and Fallbrook Hospital.
The Dewey Emergency Communications Center, the base for amateur radio operators who provide communications help during an emergency, it is located within the Emergency Operations Center for the North County Fire Protection District.
Club members support Cal Fire's (CDF) Volunteers In Fire Prevention's (VIP) specialized group of HAM radio operators volunteers that provide additional communication networks for Cal Fire during emergencies including wildland fires, earthquakes, floods. N6FQ repeaters coverage of rural North County is used for a auxiliary net for Red Flag Fire Patrols during times of high fire threat. Cal Fire facilitates the repeater site in return for our communications support.
QST August 2008 story, What is the VIP Red Flag Patrol?
The club organizes communication volunteers and nets for community events such as the Avocado Festival and the Christmas Parade.
Various club members belong to:
RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services)
ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Services)
North County CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams)
Cal Fire's (CDF), Red Flag Fire Patrols
PARC (Palomar Amateur Radio Club)
Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce Event Committees
Fallbrook Christmas Parades
Field Day 2012 40Meg Movie download by W6MF
License Study, Classes, Testing
Fallbrook News, Blog, Twitter
Streaming Audio (Repeaters, VHF Fire)
Basic FARC Repeater Use Rules
APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System)
Minutes of Monthly Meeting|
Club Constitution Bylaws
Emergency Preparedness Page
FT-60 Radio Information Page
Dewey EOC news story
Ten Years on Red Mountain Celebration
"Avenue of the Oaks" Bicycle Ride
Avocado Festival 2006
Labor Day DFing
Radio Interview with Bigs Parker (1.34K)
Fallbrook On Fire Feb 2002
History of the Club
First In Space
De Luz Flood 1993
Harry Field-W6LKC, Mable Field-W6YZV
FARC would like to thank Steve Baum - AA6VO for providing web space to the club.