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 OR IN THE SPRING. 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 NOV 6-TOWN-HALL STYLE-ON-LINE. MEMBERS MAY SHARE THEIR HAM-RELATED EXPERIENCES, ASK QUESTIONS, ETC.


 ANNOUNCEMENTS - OCT 20, 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:

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

October: Our Emergency Coordinators N2QHV and K2GLP conducted a successful SET with stations from Shelter Is to Nassau Cty checking in. Thanks Guys !!

November: "TOWN-HALL" meeting - ZOOM on/line - 7pm local time, November 6. ZOOM invitations will be sent out next week. If you dont get one and would like to attend, please email Jay (at) NY2NY(dot) us.

* FCC VE EXAMS:

The FCC VE exam session scheduled for October 23 has been cancelled. Reservations will be required from now on as special arrangements must be made to get access to an exam location. The Mattituck Library is open only limited hours at this time and specific approval is required for use of that facility.

*MEMBERSHIP:

AN UPDATED PARC MEMBERSHIP/DUES LIST dated 10/19/2020 HAS BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO THE MEMBERSHIP. Please contact NY2NY If you did not receive one or you have corrections or additions to the list. There are currently 53 active PARC members - 51 paid dues for 2020-2021.

*PARC BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING:

Held October 19 on the ZOOM platform. Notes have been distributed to the membership. Please contact NY2NY if you have not received those notes.


     

              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, 146.82/146.22, 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..