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. Our next meeting is scheduled for MAR 6, 2020 - BEST QSO/QSL SHARING.


            PARC MEETING FEB 7, 2020

* FIELD DAY PLANS – PETER KC2NEX IS NOW FD MANAGER FOR 2020. WE HAVE RESERVED THE BAILIE BEACH LODGE IN MATTITUCK FOR OUR 2020 FIELD DAY WEEKEND ON JUNE 27-28, 2020. FINAL ARRANGEMENTS WILL BE MADE THIS WEEK. WE WILL LIKELY OPERATE IN CLASS 2A-COMMERCIAL, DEMONSTRATING OUR USE OF EMERGENCY POWER BUT OPERATING PRIMARILY ON COMMERCIAL POWER TO LIMIT OUR CARBON FOOTPRINT. AN ADDITIONAL GOTA STATION WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE.
* A CONTRIBUTION HAS BEEN MADE TO THE SOUTHOLD FD RESCUE SQUAD IN THE NAME OF DON FISHER’S MOM, KATHERINE FISHER, WHO RECENTLY PASSED AWAY.
* THE ANNUAL TREASURER’S REPORT IS BEING PREPARED AND WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY. CURRENT BALANCE IS $1508.
* PARC FUTURE MEETINGS:
MAR: QSL/QSO PRESENTATIONS – N2RBU
APRIL : ANNUAL APRIL FOOL AUCTION - NY2NY
MAY: HUDSON DIV DIRECTOR RIA N2RJ + NLI SECTION MGR JIM W2KFV WILL VISIT
JUNE: FD PREPARATION MEETING - KC2NEX
* JANUARY VE SESSION – DOUG JACOBS FROM MATTITUCK PASSED HIS TECH EXAM – NOW KD2TJW AND NEW PARC MEMBER.
* NEW MEMBER ANDY JOINNIDES JOINED US AT THE MEETING – STUDYING FOR HIS TECH LICENSE.
* REVIEW & REVISION OF THE PARC CONSTITUTION – N2RBU TO DISCUSS WITH K2HF FOR ACTION PLAN.
* PARC ELECTION OF OFFICERS – THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE IS COMPRISED OF KC2NEX, PETER, AND PETER K., SR. THE SLATE WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE MEMBERSHIP IN MARCH, VOTE IN APRIL. PLEASE SEND YOUR NOMINATIONS TO KC2NEX - EMAIL: Northforkpete(AT)hotmail(DOT)com ASAP !!
* NEW HF BAND PLAN PROPOSED BY ARRL – TAKE THE TIME TO LOOK IT OVER ON THEIR WEBSITE – GIVES TECHS A LOT MORE PRIVILEGES OF HF – ESPECIALLY DATA MODES.
* AN UPDATED MEMBERSHIP/DUES LIST WAS MADE AVAILABLE.       
      
     

                 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 FEBRUARY 25  -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..