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.

MINUTES OF JAN 4, 2019 MEETING

* CUSTER STATION- UP AND RUNNING WELL. WE ARE 4 STATES AWAY FROM WAS AWARD FOR W2AMC. CUSTER STATION OPEN EITHER TUES OR WED EACH WEEK (NY2NY, W2WGK HAVE ACCESS).
* TONITES PROGRAM: NY2NY RAN HAM TRIVIA CONTEST WITH 3 (ANTENNA) PRIZES FOR TOP 3 WINNERS.
* NEED HELP AND PIXS TO POST 2018 FD, ARRL VISIT AND HOLIDAY PARTY PIXS TO WEBSITE ! ANYBODY KNOW HOW TO DO THAT ?
* PARC CONSTITUTION – AS DISCUSSED AT THE SEPTEMBER BOD IT WAS AGREED THAT THERE SHOULD BE ONLY 1 MEMBER STATUS, NO LICENSE REQUIRED, NEW MEMBERS APPROVED BY BOD ONLY. MODIFIED DRAFT TO BE RE-SUBMITTED TO BOD FOR ACTION.
* MEMBERSHIP/DUES LIST – AS OF 01/01/2019 THERE ARE 36 PAID MEMBERS AND 5 COMP'D MEMBERS.
* TREASURERS REPORT - CHECKING ACCT (~$1050) + PAYPAL ACCT ($423).
* REMINDER ABOUT HAM RADIO UNIVERSITY ON SATURDAY JAN 5
* VE EXAMS – CONDUCTED VE SESSION FOR NEHAL ,N3HAL, UPGRADED TO GENERAL WITH ONLY ONE (1) WRONG !! NEXT SCHEDULED SESSION 01/25/19. W2NSF IS VE MGR.
* NEW DUES POLICY: 90+ YRS OLD OR 16 YRS OLD AND UNDER, FREE DUES; NEW HAM PASSING PARC VE EXAM, 1 FREE YEAR; FAMILY MEMBERSHIP $35 INSTEAD OF $30 EACH. WILL BE IN REVISED PARC BY-LAWS.
* NEW CLUB ANNUAL DONATION POLICIES FOR CUSTER
($200), MATTITUCK FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY ($200), ARRL SECTION (AD IN ANNUAL PUBLICATION).
* CLUB INSURANCE IS OFFERED THRU ARRL – MAY BE CHEAPER/BETTER THAN WHAT WE ARE BUYING NOW ..WE ARE PAID THRU JUNE 2019 SO WILL REPRICE AT THAT TIME.
* NO PROGRAM YET FOR FEBRUARY OR MARCH MEETINGS; APRIL MEETING IS APRIL FOOL SWAP, MAY MEETING JIM MEZEY ARRL SECTION MGR. ANYBODY HAVE A PRESENTATION FOR US ?
* PARC HOLIDAY PARTY – 22 ATTENDEES - COST APPROX $350 EXTRA FROM PARC TREASURY.

             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: PARC- 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 JANUARY 15 -  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 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..