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

Our Regular meetings are on the first Friday of each month (except July aJuly and Dec), at 6:30 PM at the Mattituck - Laurel Library, 13900 Main Road {NY Route 25}, Mattituck, NY 11952.  There is no scheduled meeting in July.

The August 2 meeting will feature the Field Day Raffle which was cancelled on Field Day due to other activities at the FD site. All of the raffle items will be available for the winners to take home at the meeting. Additional raffle tickets will be available for sale before the drawings. You do not have to attend the meeting to win but you will have to make arrangements with W2WGK or N2YFD to pick up your item at a later date. Don't forget - the grand prize is a 5kw generator in great condition ready for your next power outage !!

                                   ANNOUNCEMENTS

    * LATEST PARC MEMBERSHIP/DUES LIST PRESENTED AND DISTRIBUTED VIA EMAIL - PLEASE CHECK YOUR CALL FOR ACCURACY AND MAKE CORRECTIONS, ADDITIONS.


  • * PARC ANNUAL DUES OF $30 WERE DUE AT FIELD DAY FOR THE 2019-2020 PARC FISCAL YEAR. PLEASE PAY W2WGK CASH, CHECK, MONEY ORDER OR PAY VIA PAYPAL (JAY@NY2NY.US) OR MAIL A CHECK - SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS.

    * NO FORMAL PARC MEETING IN JULY - NEXT MEETING IS AUGUST 2, SEE ABOVE. TOM WB2EUJ WILL PROVIDE US 2 TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS AT THE SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER MEETINGS; DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

    * ANNUAL ELECTION OF PARC OFFICERS: THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS RAN UN-OPPOSED AND WERE ELECTED FOR THE 2019-2020 PARC YEAR BY THE SECRETARY CASTING A SINGLE VOTE:
    PRESIDENT: NEIL N2YFD
    VICE-PRESIDENT: ROBERTA N2RBU
    TREASURER: WARREN W2WGK
    SECRETARY: JAY NY2NY                             

    * THE NEXT PARC-SPONSORED FCC VE EXAM IS      SCHEDULED FOR JULY 26, 6:30PM IN THE SMALL BASEMENT CONFERENCE ROOM AT THE MATTITUCK LIBRARY. PLEASE CONTACT W2NSF IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND. note: We will be testing from the new GENERAL Exam question pool, dated July 1, 2019.

         

             PARC ANNUAL DUES

PARC annual dues are payable on June 22 for the 2019-2020 year...You can pay at any meeting or Field Day DIRECTLY to our Treasurer W2WGK OR send a check to: PARC- PO Box 113 Peconic, NY 11958 OR pay with PAYPAL -

PAY to: JAY@NY2NY.US

Please use the "send money" option, not "pay for goods or services". Please do not send Paypal $$ to the PARC email address - we do not have a Paypal account with that address.

 

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 JULY 09-10:00-2:00PM

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..