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 IS :

               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.

OUR REGULAR APRIL MEETING WAS CANCELED....THE ANNUAL "APRIL FOOL" RAFFLE WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR LATER IN THE YEAR. STAY SAFE OUT THERE !!

MEANTIME WE WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE ZOOM ON-LINE MEETINGS AT 7:00PM ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH. OUR NEXT MEETING IS OCT 2 - 6:30 PM AT THE MATTITUCK LIBRARY. DON N2QHV AND CHARLIE K2GLP WILL CONDUCT OUR ANNUAL ARRL SET (SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST). A BRIEFING WILL BE HELD AT THE LIBRARY (EITHER INSIDE OR IN THE PARKING AREA) AND MEMBERS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO TRAVEL TO THEIR RESPECTIVE SHELTER LOCATIONS. THE EOC (EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER) AT THE SOUTHOLD PD WILL BE ACTIVATED AND STATIONS WILL PARTICIPATE IN MESSAGE HANDLING TESTS.THIS IS AN IMPORTANT MEETING AS IT KEEPS US PREPARED TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DURING STORMS AND OTHER EMERGENCY EVENTS.


 ANNOUNCEMENTS - AUG 9, 2020

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* FIELD DAY :
The following PARC members participated in the ARRL Field Day and submitted their logs to contribute to the PARC FD score: W2ZRA (operating as W2AMC), NY2NY, KE2YK and N2YIB.

* PARC  MEETINGS:
August:  Rich, K2UPS showed us his great collection of CW keys and accessories - thanx Rich !!

September: Don, WB2BEZ, gave a great presentation on Grounding and Bonding for the Amateur station. Thanx Don !!

October: Our Emergency Coordinators N2QHV and K2GLP will conduct our annual SIMULATED EMERGENCY TEST (SET).

* A VE LICENSE EXAM SESSION was held on Sept 11 for Bobby Kleiber who sucessfully passed his Technician Exam - he is now KD2UQP --- CONGRATS  BOBBY !

*AN UPDATED PARC MEMBERSHIP/DUES LIST dated 09/18/2020 HAS BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO THE MEMBERSHIP. PLEASE CONTACT NY2NY IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE ONE or you have corrections or additions to the list.


     

              PARC ANNUAL DUES

PARC annual dues WERE payable on JULY 1, 2020- for the 2020-2021 year...You can pay at any (REAL) meeting  DIRECTLY to our Treasurer PETE KREPPEIN SR OR send a check to: PARC- PO Box 113 Peconic, NY 11958 OR pay with PAYPAL.

FOR PAYPAL PAY to: JAY(AT)NY2NY(DOT)US

Please use the "send money to friends and family" 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.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS $30, FAMILY MEMBERSHIP $35.

 

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 PARC CUSTER STATION IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED. We will re-open in the near future.

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..