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NFARL Holiday Party
December 10th
Alpharetta Adult Activity Center
Holiday Party is our December Meeting
Make Reservations in the Mart

Winter Technician HamCram
January 7th at Mill Springs Academy
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Winter General HamCram
Multi-session class at Mill Springs Academy
February 18, February 25 and March 4
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November eNews is available

November 28th              8:30PM
145.47 (-) PL 100.0HZ REPEATER

Hungry Hams
November 30th        11:15AM
Slopes BBQ in Roswell

Youth Net
November 30th              7:00PM
NFARL 145.47 repeater
Echolink participation encouraged

YL Net
Dcember 1st              8:00PM
145.47 (-) PL 100.0HZ

VE Test Session
December 10th              10:00AM
walk-ins accepted until 11:00AM
Alpharetta Adult Activity Center at North Park
Please be prepared to pay the $15 test fee in cash

North Fulton ARES Meeting
December 13th     7:00PM
Fellowship Bible Church
480 West Crossville Road
Roswell, room 203

Technician HamCram
January 7th at Mill Springs Academy
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January 14th       9AM - 2PM
Gwinnett Medical Resource Center
665 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville

NFARL Club Meeting
January 17th, 2017           7:30PM
Alpharetta Adult Activity Center at North Park

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Thanks for coming to the North Fulton Amateur Radio League page.  My name is Mark Schumann KK4FOF and I am President of NFARL which has the distinction of being the 2010 Hamvention Club of The Year.  We are an associate club of ARRL, the largest and most effective organization by and for ham radio in the world.

Boasting over three hundred licensed members, NFARL offers a wide range of activities including:

  • HamCram Study Session to help newbies get their ham license.
  • Elmers (Mentors) to help new and other members learn and operate.
  • Special Interest Groups (SIGs) such as the Satellite Communications SIG, or the CW SIG to train operators in the art of communicating with morse code.
  • Education programs with local schools to blend amateur radio with STEM curricula, and to bring young, enthusiastic people into the hobby.
  • TechNet, a weekly virtual and traditional radio network where people check-in on the air or through an internet chat room. This is a unique way to manage a participating audience of scores of people with questions and answers for ham radio related issues.
  • Monthly meetings with programs targeted to specific amateur radio subjects.

NFARL is closely associated with the North Fulton Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) organization. ARES is the amateur radio emergency communications group, and is sponsored by the ARRL. Many of our members are ARES members, and we encourage all of our members to join and train with ARES.

Emergency Communications is a bedrock element of becoming a ham radio operator. In catastrophes from Hurricane Katrina to the 9/11 attack on New York City, it was ham operators who were on site assisting in communications for food, shelter, and life support.  ARES is organized to serve the public interest in furnishing emergency communications when other systems are down due to catastrophic interruption.

The largest organized nationwide activity in ham radio each year is the ARRL Field Day which takes place on the fourth weekend in June. Field Day is a fun 24 hour picnic and barbecue. It is also a very serious contest of operating in emergency conditions. We operate in the Waller Park Extension in Roswell with teams operating CW, SSB phone, RTTY, and other digital modes. This last year (2015) we ranked first in our category nationwide and twelfth over all. We were #1 in the nation for the number of people participating in Field Day.

From DX, to digital, to low-power, to kit building, to satellites, to moon bounce, to antenna construction, and many other interests, you will find someone to help with your projects, and a community to join you in your ham radio dream.

You see, for us ham radio is not only a public service and exciting hobby; it is a kind of magic.

We look forward to you joining us in 2016.


Mark Schumann

We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM at:

Alpharetta Recreation & Parks Department
Alpharetta Adult Activity Center at North Park
13450 Cogburn Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004

Join us at our meeting or on one of our repeaters!

Contact us for more information.

North Fulton Amateur Radio League
Roswell, Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Sandy Springs,
Milton and all of North Atlanta.

145.47 (-) PL 100.0Hz         147.06 (+) PL 100.0Hz
224.620 (-) PL 100.0Hz      443.150 (+) No PL       444.475 (+) PL 100.0Hz
927.0125 (-) PL 146.2

NFARL is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization

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