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 on October 5, 2018.

MINUTES OF OCT 5 MEETING

ANNOUNCEMENTS – BY THE PRESIDENT - NEIL N2YFD:

*THE MEMBERSHIP ROSTER AND DUES LIST HAS BEEN UPDATED AND E-MAILED TO ALL MEMBERS; PLEASE ADVISE NY2NY IF THERE ARE ANY CORRECTIONS, ADDITIONS, ETC.

*THE CUSTER STATION IS UP AND RUNNING ON CW,SSB AND DATA MODES WITH A LARGER MONITOR. OPEN EVERY TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY FROM 10-2; OR OTHER TIMES ON REQUEST. SEE NY2NY OR W2WGK.

*VE EXAMS ARE SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY OCTOBER 26 AT THE MATTITUCK LIBRARY – 6:30-8PM. CONTACT W2NSF IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SCHEDULE AN EXAM. WALK-INS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

*PARC HAS PLANNED AN ARRL HQ VISIT ON OCTOBER 17. PLEASE MAKE RESERVATION WITH NY2NY BY MONDAY OCT 8 SO WE CAN MAKE TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENTS.

*OUR GUEST SPEAKER MIKE N2YBB, ARRL HUDSON DIVISION DIRECTOR, DISCUSSED SEVERAL ARRL/FCC TOPICS OF INTEREST. MIKE IS RUNNING TO CONTINUE HIS TENURE AS DIVISION DIRECTOR; PLEASE REMEMBER TO SEND IN YOUR BALLOTS THIS MONTH !

NOVEMBER 2 MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT 

OUR GUEST SPEAKER FOR THE NOVEMBER 2 PARC MEETING WILL BE JON K1IMD WHO WILL DISCUSS DMR RADIO. FROM JON:

"WHAT IS THAT BUZZY SOUND YOU HEAR ON 440 ? IT'S DMR ! COME AND FIND OUT HOW TO ACCESS THE LOCAL DMR REPEATERS ON THE EAST END"

     C U THERE !!

PARC ANNUAL DUES

PARC annual dues were payable on June 23 for the 2018-2019 year...You can pay at any meeting DIRECTLY to our Treasurer W2WGK OR send a check to:  PO Box 113 Peconic, NY 11958 OR pay with PAYPAL -

PAY to: PECONICRADIOCLUB@GMAIL.COM

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 OCTOBER 9 -10:30-2:00PM

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 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..