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 aJuly and Dec), at 6:30 PM at the Mattituck - Laurel Library, 13900 Main Road {NY Route 25}, Mattituck, NY 11952. 

The August 2 meeting featured the Field Day Raffle which was cancelled on Field Day due to other activities at the FD site. Approximately 40 items were raffled off -  some items won by people not at the meeting will be distributed in the near future.

Dues were collected from a number of members attending the August meeting. There are currently 44 PARC members; 40 paid dues for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Dues should be paid as described below...Paypal cheerfully accepted !

The September meeting will feature a presentation by Tom WB2EUJ on SWR - what is it, what to do about it, why do we care !! Dont miss it !!

An FCC VE exam was conducted on July 26 at the Library; W2WGK,NY2NY,K2GLP and W2NSF attended. We had a candidate for the Technician exam; unfortunatly he did not pass but he will be back !

 

             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:

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 21-10:00-2:00PM

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..