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

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: JUNE 1

The June meeting will discuss our Field Day plans and preparations and our nominating committee will present the slate of candidates for the 2018-2019 term.

Jim W2NSF was appointed chairman of the Nominating Committee for the 2018-2019 PARC election of officers. Roberta N2RBU has joined the committee and they will prepare a slate of candidates for the member's consideration at our May meeting. Elections will be held at the June meeting. PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE IF YOU HAVE ANY NOMINATIONS FOR PARC OFFICERS (INCLUDING YOURSELF). The future of the club depends upon choosing new leadership in a timely manner !!

We have finalized the rental of the "lodge" at Bailie's Beach in Mattituck for our 2018 Field Day. We will have access to the site from 8 am Friday,June 22 thru 4 pm Sunday, June 24 for setup, operation and clean-up. An FD project team and detailed plans will be established at the June meeting. For location of the new site, go to: www.arrl.org/field-day-locator.

PARC ANNUAL DUES

PARC annual dues are payable on Field Day June 23 for the 2018-2019 year...You can pay our Treasurer Steve W2SFC at that time or send a check to  PO Box 113 Peconic, NY 11958 or pay with PAYPAL -

go to: PECONICRADIOCLUB@GMAIL.COM

Please use the "send money" option, not "pay for goods or services". Dues can also be paid at the regular meetings, at the PARC Custer station when open or personally to any officer.

 

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 MAY 22-10:30-2:00PM

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.

Drop by and see the station and operate if u like – the 100w and HF beam makes HF DX contacts pretty easy... 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..