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......


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


There is no July meeting..due to FD

At the June meeting we discussed our Field Day plans and preparations. We will operate as a 2A NLI station; most preparation will be made on Friday June 22 so we should be ready to go on Saturday with a minimum of effort. We will have our usual Saturday nite dinner at 5pm; all members and guests are invited. Warren W2WGK is our FD manager so please address any questions to him. Hope to see u all there !

Jim W2NSF, the chairman of the Nominating Committee for the 2018-2019 PARC election of officers, presented the slate of candidates for PARC officers for the 2018-2019 year:

President: Neil Rochford K2YFD

Vice President: Steve Casco W2SFC

Secretary: Jay Buscemi NY2NY

Treasurer: Warren Kappenberg W2WGK

Elections will be held at the August meeting.

The FD site "lodge" at Bailie's Beach in Mattituck is contracted for the 2018 Field Day. We will have access to the site from 8 am Friday,June 22 thru 4 pm Sunday, June 24 for setup, operation and clean-up. For location of the new site, go to: If you have some time, a setup crew will meet at the site at 10am on Friday June 22. Contact Warren if you can help out.

There will be the usual Field Day raffle - to be conducted SUNDAY afternoon and the winners NEED NOT be there to win.  A 3600 watt generator is among the many prizes offered so be sure and make the dinner and the raffle on Sunday afternoon.


PARC annual dues are payable on Field Day June 23 for the 2018-2019 year...You can pay our current Treasurer Steve W2SFC at that time or send a check to  PO Box 113 Peconic, NY 11958 or pay with PAYPAL -


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.



  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 opportunities are :

TUESDAY JUNE 19 & JUNE 26- 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.

Drop by and see the station and operate if u like – the 100w and HF beam makes HF DX contacts pretty easy... Please contact W2WGK if you would like the station opened at another time for dems, skeds, etc.


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..