Peconic Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 113 Peconic, NY 11958   -   PECONICRADIOCLUB@GMAIL.COM

  


 

The Peconic Amateur Radio Club is devoted to the hobby of Amateur Radio and serves Eastern Long Island's North Fork and beyond......

CLUB MEETINGS

Regular meetings are on the first Friday of each month (except July and Dec), at 6:30 PM at the Mattituck - Laurel Library, 13900 Main Road {NY Route 25}, Mattituck, NY 11952. Our next meeting is on October 5, 2018.

MINUTES OF NOV 2 MEETING

* ARRL TRIP OCT 17 - 10 PARC MEMBERS ATTENDED - RENTED VAN IN CT, TOUR AND OPERATION OF W1AW, NICE LUNCH.
* HOLIDAY PARTY – N2RBU TO OBTAIN INFO FROM BIRCHWOOD RESTAURANT IN RIVERHEAD – APPROX. $28 EACH, PARC TO SUBSIDIZE $3 EACH. WILL CIRCULATE INFO FOR RESERVATIONS AS SOON AS DATE IS ESTABLISHED – EITHER DEC 8 OR 15TH.

* VE SESSION HELD LAST FRIDAY - W2NSF REPORTED NO APPLICANTS

* PARC CONSTITUTION REWRITE - STATUS ? N2YFD TO CONTACT N2QHV

* UPDATED PARC MEMBERSHIP LIST - CURRENTLY 40 PAID MEMBERS; ANYONE WHO DIDN'T PAY EITHER 2017 OR 2018 DUES HAS BEEN DROPPED FROM LIST.

* TREASURERS REPORT- FINALLY COMPLETED BANK PAPERWORK - ALL DUES CHECKS DEPOSITED ; CUSTER DONATION OF $200 MADE. $ (3000+) IN CHECKING ACCOUNT; $119.56 IN PAYPAL ACCOUNT. PARC TO DONATE $200 TO THE FRIENDS OF THE MATTITUCK-LAUREL LIBRARY.

*CUSTER STATION OPEN THIS WEEK ON TUESDAY, ELECTION DAY 10AM-2PM. PLEASE REMEMBER TO VOTE !

*50/50 RAFFLE WON BY WB2EUJ WHO GENEROUSLY DONATED HIS WINNINGS TO THE CLUB.

*GUEST SPEAKER JON K1IMD GAVE A EXCELLENT PRESENTATION ON DMR RADIO.

          PARC HOLIDAY PARTY

THE PARC HOLIDAY PARTY WILL BE HELD ON DEC 8 FROM 2-5 PM AT THE BIRCHWOOD IN POLISHTOWN RIVERHEAD. THE COST WILL BE $25 PER PERSON, ALL MEMBERS AND GUESTS ARE INVITED. DETAILS TO FOLLOW IN NEXT WEEK OR SO. THERE IS NO SCHEDULED PARC MEETING IN DECEMBER. 

PLEASE EMAIL NY2NY ASAP IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND THE HOLIDAY PARTY. WE HAVE TO SIGN A CONTRACT ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13 AND NEED A REASONABLE ESTIMATE OF THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE COMING..TNX..

               PARC ANNUAL DUES

PARC annual dues were payable on June 23 for the 2018-2019 year...You can pay at any meeting DIRECTLY to our Treasurer W2WGK OR send a check to: PARC- PO Box 113 Peconic, NY 11958 OR pay with PAYPAL -

PAY to: PECONICRADIOCLUB@GMAIL.COM

Please use the "send money" option, not "pay for goods or services"

 

PARC CLUB STATION

  The club station is located at the Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Bayview Ave., Southold, NY 11971 and usually opens on Tuesdays or Wednesdays around 10:30AM.

The next opportunity is:

TUESDAY NOVEMBER  6 -10:30-2:00PM

VOTE EARLY AND OFTEN !!

We are QRV on all bands 160m thru 70 cm with 5 antennas of various configurations. Also can operate CW, SSB, FM, JT65, FSK and FT8 modes.

We have a new DATA radio installed (FT-100) so stop by and try out the FT8 mode on HF - lots of fun !

 Please contact NY2NY OR W2WGK if you would like the station opened at another time for dems, skeds, etc.

CLUB REPEATERS:

VHF (Middle Island) W2OQI/R, 146.22/146.82, PL 136.5

UHF (Greenport) W2AMC/R, 440.050/445.050, PL 107.2

Thanx to Charlie K2GLP, the PARC UHF repeater has now been linked to other repeaters down the east coast rom 9am to 7pm daily so don't be surprised if you find yourself talking to a mobile in Orlando some afternoon. Just please don't call "CQDX" on the repeater-- hihi..