The Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club normally meets at 3:00 PM on the first Saturday of the month at the Scout Hut, 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 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.
Club Supports Communication Needs For:
Club 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, supplys backup communications for the Red Cross.
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.
The club organizes communication volunteers and nets for community events such as:
- Avocado Festival
- Christmas Parade
- Veterans Parade
- Harvest Faire
Various club members belong to:
- ACS (Auxiliary Communications Service)/RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services)
- ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Services)
- Red Cross
- Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce Event Committees
- CERT (Community Emergency Response Team)
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.