Peconic Amateur Radio Club
P.O. Box 113 Peconic, NY 11958   - EMAIL: PARC.W2AMC@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......

NOTE: PARC EMAIL ADDRESS CHANGED !

              NOW: PARC.W2AMC@GMAIL.COM

                   HAPPY NEW YEAR -ALL !!

CLUB MEETINGS

Our 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 scheduled for FEB 7, 2020 - topic to be announced. 

             
       PARC MEETING JAN 3, 2020- MINUTES

* CUSTER STATION WAS OPEN FRIDAYS FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKS – NOW GOING BACK TO TUESDAYS 10:00AM – 2:00PM STARTING TUESDAY JANUARY 7.
* HOLIDAY PARTY HELD AT BIRCHWOOD IN RIVERHEAD – 22 PAID, 20 ATTENDED. LOTS OF GIVE-AWAYS AND GOOD FOOD.
* NEXT HAM VE EXAM SESSION FRIDAY JANUARY 24, 6:30PM MATTITUCK LIBRARY, SMALL BASEMENT ROOM. WE HAVE AT LEAST TWO CANDIDATES RESERVED FOR THE TECH LICENSE. VE’S SCHEDULED TO ATTEND: W2WGK, W2NSF, K2GLP AND NY2NY. Doug Jacobs from Cutchogue passed his Tech license exam on 1/24 and is awaiting his call letters. Congrats to Doug !
* ARRL HUDSON DIVISION PRESIDENT’S ON-LINE CABINET MEETING SCHEDULED FOR JAN 13 HOSTED BY RIA N2RJ. ANY ISSUES YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED AT THE DIVISION LEVEL – CONTACT NEIL N2YFD.
* HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY AKA, THE HUDSON DIVISION CONVENTION IS SCHEDULED FOR JAN 4 AT C W POST COLLEGE IN BROOKVILLE; STARTS 7:30AM.
* MARCONI DAY APRIL 25 – JIM W2KFV ASKED IF ANYONE FROM PARC WOULD BE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING AND ACTIVATE THE MARCONI SAGAPONACK SITE THAT DAY, EITHER PORTABLE OR FIXED MOBILE OPERATION. CONTACT NY2NY FOR DETAILS IF INTERESTED.
* PERSONAL NEWS – ANYBODY HAVE ANY NEWS, INFO, ITEMS FOR SALE, ETC THEY WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH THE CLUB MEMBERS, PLEASE SEND TO NY2NY AND IT WILL BE SENT OUT TO THE CLUB DISTRIBUTION AND ADDED TO THE PARC WEBSITE.
* FUTURE PARC MEETINGS AND EVENTS- WE HAVE OUR DIVISION DIRECTOR RIA N2RJ AS OUR GUEST SPEAKER FOR OUR MAY 1 MEETING. ANY OTHER IDEAS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS, EVENTS, FIELD TRIPS, ETC WILL BE APPRECIATED.
* 2020 PARC FIELD DAY - NO PLANS HAVE BEEN MADE SO FAR – THE BOD WILL MEET IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS TO CONSIDER THIS ISSUE.
* TREASURY BALANCE ON 12/31/19 – $1024.68
* PRESENTATION BY NY2NY “MOONBOUNCE RADIO”

     

                 PARC ANNUAL DUES

PARC annual dues WERE 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 JANUARY 28 -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..