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 APRIL MEETING IS NOW CANCELLED....THE ANNUAL "APRIL FOOL" RAFFLE WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR LATER IN THE YEAR. STAY SAFE OUT THERE !!
 

 ANNOUNCEMENTS - APRIL 2, 2020

* FIELD DAY PLANS – PETER KC2NEX IS OUR FD MANAGER FOR 2020. WE HAVE RESERVED THE BAILIE BEACH LODGE IN MATTITUCK FOR OUR 2020 FIELD DAY WEEKEND ON JUNE 27-28, 2020. 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. WE WILL BE FOLLOWING THE ARRL LEAD AS FAR AS FIELD DAY IS CONCERNED. AT THIS POINT THEY HAVE NOT TAKEN A DEFINITIVE POSITION.
*CURRENT BALANCE IN THE PARC CHECKING ACCOUNT IS $1573.88. WE HAVE INITIATED ON-LINE ACCESS TO THE ACCOUNT - N2RBU WILL MONITOR THE ACCOUNT.


* PARC FUTURE MEETINGS:
APRIL : CANCELLED.
MAY: HUDSON DIV DIRECTOR RIA N2RJ + NLI SECTION MGR JIM W2KFV WERE SCHEDULED TO VISIT US AT OUR MAY MEETING. IF THAT MEETING IS CANCELLED, WE WILL TRY AND ARRANGE AN ON-LINE LIVE MEETING WITH N2RJ AND W2KFV. DETAILS TO FOLLOW.
JUNE: FD PREPARATION MEETING - KC2NEX

WE ARE CURRENTLY CONSIDERING AN ON-LINE PARC MEETING AND WE ARE REVIEWING POSSIBLE PROGRAMS. MORE TO FOLLOW.


* PARC ELECTION OF OFFICERS OUR ONLINE ELECTION WAS COMPLETED ON APRIL 1 WITH THE FOLLOWING RESULTS:

PRESIDENT - ROBERTA N2RBU

VICE-PRESIDENT - NEIL N2YFD

SECRETARY- JAY NY2NY

TREASURER- PETE KREPPEIN, SR

* THE NEXT VE LICENSE EXAM SESSION, SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 24, HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
     

                 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 PARC CUSTER STATION IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED. WE WILL REOPEN WHEN CONDITIONS ARE SAFE FOR EVERYONE.

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..