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......

CLUB MEETINGS

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 Friday AUGUST 2, Program TBD. There is no scheduled meeting in July.

                                   

                                                                   

  PARC ANNUAL MEETING JUNE 7, 2019


* NEW PARC MEMBER HARVEY KB2YEK - PASSED EXTRA VE EXAM ON JUNE 4.

* NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR SHELTER ISLAND RUN JUNE 15. PLEASE CONTACT DON N2QHV IF YOU CAN HELP.

* LATEST PARC MEMBERSHIP/DUES LIST PRESENTED AND DISTRIBUTED VIA EMAIL - PLEASE CHECK YOUR CALL FOR ACCURACY AND MAKE CORRECTIONS, ADDITIONS.

* PARC ANNUAL DUES OF $30 DUE AT FIELD DAY FOR THE 2019-2020 PARC FISCAL YEAR. PLEASE PAY W2WGK CASH, CHECK, MONEY ORDER OR PAY VIA PAYPAL (JAY@NY2NY.US) OR MAIL A CHECK - SEE PARC WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.

* NO FORMAL PARC MEETING IN JULY - NEXT MEETING IS AUGUST 2, TOPIC TBD. TOM WB2EUJ WILL PROVIDE US 2 TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS AT THE SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER MEETINGS; DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

* ANNUAL ELECTION OF PARC OFFICERS: THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS RAN UN-OPPOSED AND WERE ELECTED FOR THE 2019-2020 PARC YEAR BY THE SECRETARY CASTING A SINGLE VOTE:
PRESIDENT: NEIL N2YFD
VICE-PRESIDENT: ROBERTA N2RBU
TREASURER: WARREN W2WGK
SECRETARY: JAY NY2NY

* FIELD DAY IS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 22-23 AT HORTON POINT LITEHOUSE. W2WGK IS FIELD DAY MANAGER.
+ VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO TRANSPORT AND SET UP EQUIPMENT, HOUSING, POWER, & CLEANUP ON SUNDAY.
+ VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUESTED TO ASSEMBLE AT K2GLP’S QTH AT 8AM JUNE 22 TO ASSIST IN TRANSPORTING THE FD EQUIPMENT AND SETUP.
+ N2RBU AND W2NSF WILL PROCURE AND DELIVER THE FOOD AND DRINKS.
+ LESLEY MCCOY HAS VOLUNTEERED TO PROVIDE COOKING SERVICES.
+ N2QHV WILL MANAGE THE TRANSPORTATION AND ASSEMBLY OF THE SHELTER AND PROVIDE POWER SUPPLIES.
+ WE WILL OPERATE CLASS 2A – K2GLP WILL CHECK OUT AND PROVIDE 2 RADIOS FOR CW AND SSB.
+ NY2NY WILL SUPPLY AND OPERATE A VHF AND/OR A DIGITAL STATION ON SUNDAY.
+ 2 ANTENNAS WILL BE INITIALLY INSTALLED: A MUTIBAND DIPOLE AND AN 80M INVERTED-V. IF WE USE VHF, NY2NY WILL SUPPLY A VHF ANTENNA.

          PARC ANNUAL DUES

PARC annual dues are 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"

 

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 JUNE 18-10:00-2:00PM

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..