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 SEPT 7 MEETING


Our past President Dennis NY2HF introduced the new officers to the membership:

President: Neil Rochford N2YFD

Vice President: Steve Casco W2SFC

Secretary: Jay Buscemi NY2NY

Treasurer: Warren Kappenberg W2WGK

We were visited by Ria N2RJ and Frank N2FF, past ARRL Hudson Division Director. Ria is running for Hudson Division Director in November 2018.

Tom WB2EUJ presented an extensive review of current radio propagation principles,techniques and websites.

Mike, N2YBB, our ARRL Hudson Division Director will be our guest speaker for the October 5 meeting. Good chance to meet Mike and get updated on ARRL issues and projects.

             

             PARC ANNUAL DUES

PARC annual dues were payable on June 23 for the 2018-2019 year...You can pay at the August 3 meeting  OR send a check to  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". Dues can also be paid at the regular meetings, at the PARC Custer station when open or personally to any officer.

 

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 SEPT  18 -10:30-2:00PM

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 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..