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

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. 

OCTOBER 2019 PARC MEETING:

*CURRENT PARC MEMBERSHIP ROSTER IS 44 MEMBERS WITH 40 2019-2020 DUES PAID. 
* STAN ZAK, K2SJO IS A SILENT KEY AT 91. STAN WAS AN ARRL PAST HUDSON DIVISION DIRECTOR AMONG OTHER ARRL OFFICES HELD OVER THE YEARS.
* PARC HOLIDAY PARTY WILL BE ON DECEMBER 7,AT THE BIRCHWOOD IN RIVERHEAD FROM 6:30-9:30PM. COST TO MEMBERS AND GUESTS WILL BE $25 EACH. PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS ASAP SO WE CAN GET AN ACCURATE COUNT FOR THE RESTAURANT. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW.
* THE GREAT SOUTH BAY CLUB IS STILL LOOKING FOR SOME PEOPLE TO HELP OUT DURING THE SUFFOLK COUNTY MARTATHON ON OCTOBER 27. PLEASE CONTACT JOHN W2HCB IF YOU CAN HELP OUT AT W2HCB@ARRL.NET
 * THE 3 VE'S SUPPORTING THE PLANNED OCTOBER 25 FCC EXAM SESSION IN MATTITUCK WILL BE K2GLP, W2WGK AND WA2EUJ.
* OUR NOVEMBER 1ST MEETING WILL BE OUR ANNUAL SET (SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST) CONDUCTED BY DON N2QHV AND CHARLIE K2GLP, THE SOUTHOLD TOWN EMERGENCY COORDINATORS. PLEASE BRING YOUR HT'S AND CARS WITH MOBILE RADIOS AS WE WILL BE GOING OUT TO THE VARIOUS SOUTHOLD TOWN EMERGENCY SHELTERS TO VERIFY OUR COMMUNICATIONS ABILITIES DURING AN EMERGENCY. DON REQUESTED THAT WE ALL MEET AT THE MATTITUCK LIBRARY AT 6:30PM, NOVEMBER 1 AND ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE MADE AT THAT TIME.

* TOM,WB2EUJ, GAVE ANOTHER GREAT PRESENATION ON SEVERAL SELECTED TOPICS NOW REQUIRED BY THE CURRENT GENERAL CLASS EXAM. A NUMBER OF US OLD-TIMERS WERE SURPRISED BY THE MANY NEW TOPICS COVERED SINCE WE TOOK OUR GENERAL DECADES AGO ! THANKS TOM !

    

    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 OCTOBER 22-10:00-2:00PM

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..