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If you have a public service event in your area that you are working on please let the rest of us know about it.
Send the event's information to Walter, KA2RGI so it can added to the list below.


2011


January 9
7:30 AM - HRU Opens
9:00 AM - Seminars
3:30 PM - VE Session

Ham Radio University - HRU 2011

Location: Briarcliff College

               Stewart Avenue

               Bethpage, NY 
Coordinating Group - ARRL NYC/LI Section

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.850 /R -offset 136.5hz. PL

Contact: Neil Heft, KC2KY info@HamRadioUniversity.org             
Chairman, Ham Radio University
More information: www.hamradiouniversity.org


March 6
Ops Meeting:  10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


 

West Islip Drug Education - W. I. D. E.  Walk for Fun  

West Islip High School 

Higbie Lane, West Islip, NY 

Coordinating Group - Islip ARES / RACES

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 147.345 /R +offset 100.0hz. PL

Contact: John Blowsky, KB2SCS kb2scs@arrl.net
              (631) 467-2410


March 27
Ops Meeting:  7:00 AM
Registration: 7:00 AM
Event Starts: 9:00 AM

 

Suffolk County Half Marathon & 5k  

Suffolk County Community College - Ammerman 

Nicholls Road, Selden, NY 

Coordinating Group - AHEPA Chapter 416 District 6

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 147.345 /R +offset 100.0hz. PL

Contact: Walter Wenzel, KA2RGI ka2rgi@arrl.net

              (631) 957-0218


April 24
Ops Meeting: 7:00 AM
Event Starts: 8:00 AM


 

March of Dimes - March for Babies  
(
was Walk America) (3 locations)
 

Hauppauge 

Sheraton Long Island

110 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway

Hauppauge, NY 11788

 

Coordinating Group - Islip ARES / RACES

All Amateur Radio Operators 

Talk-in: 147.345 /R +offset 100.0hz. PL

Contact: John Blowsky, KB2SCS kb2scs@arrl.net
              (631) 467-2410


Long Beach 

Riverside Boulevard at the Boardwalk

Long Beach, NY 11561

 

Coordinating Group - Nassau ARES

All Amateur Radio Operators 

Talk-in: 146.850 /R -offset 136.5hz. PL

Contact: James N. Mezey, Jr., W2KFV w2kfv@arrl.net

              (516) 997-6023 


East Meadow,

Eisenhower Memorial Park

Parking Field 6/6A

Merrick Ave.

East Meadow, NY 11554

 

Coordinating Group - Nassau ARES

All Amateur Radio Operators

Talk-in: 146.850 /R -offset 136.5hz. PL

Contact: James N. Mezey, Jr., W2KFV w2kfv@arrl.net

              (516) 997-6023                       


May 1
Ops Meeting: 7:00 AM
Event Starts: 8:30 AM

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Walks - Long Island Chapter 

 

Belmont Lake State Park -

Coordinating Group - Town of Babylon Amateur Radio Emergency Services

All Amateur Radio Operators 

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045

 

Jones Beach -

Coordinating Group - Nassau ARES

All Amateur Radio Operators

Talk-in: 146.850 /R -offset 136.5hz. PL

Contact: James N. Mezey, Jr., W2FKV w2kfv@arrl.net

              (516) 997-6023 

                         


May 1
Ops Meeting: 7:00 AM
Event Starts: 8:00 AM

Reckson LI Marathon & Half  

Eisenhower Park 

Wantagh Parkway East Meadow, NY 

Talk-in: 146.850 /R -offset 136.5hz. PL

 

Coordinating Groups - Nassau ARES & LIMARC

All Amateur Radio Operators

Contact: James N. Mezey, Jr., W2FKV w2kfv@arrl.net

              (516) 997-6023


May 7
Ops Meeting: 8:30 AM
Event Starts: 9:30 AM

 

Elizabeth T. McNamee Memorial 5k Road Race  

West Islip High School 

Higbie Lane, West Islip, NY 

 

Coordinating Group - Islip ARES / RACES
All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 147.345 /R +offset 100.0hz. PL

Contact: John Blowsky, KB2SCS kb2scs@arrl.net
              (631) 467-2410 


May 14
Ops Meeting: 3:00 PM
Event Starts: 4:00 PM

(Tentative)

 

Shelter Island Run

School Street & Route 114

Shelter Island, NY 11964

 

Coordinating Group - Southold ARES
All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Contact: Don Fisher, N2QHV n2qhv@arrl.net 

              (631) 765-2757 
              or

              Charles Burnham, K2GLP k2glp@arrl.net
              (631) 765-1564


June 25-26
Saturday

7:00 AM Setup
2:00 PM On Air Ops-24hrs.
Sunday
2:00 PM Off Air & Take Down

Field Day Weekend  

All Amateur Radio Operators - Across USA & Canada

See local EC or Club President for details.

Babylon Town Hall East Lawn 

200 East Sunrise Highway 

North Lindenhurst, NY 

 

Coordinating Groups - Town of Babylon Amateur Radio Emergency Services & Great South Bay ARC
All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045


August 5
Friday
6:30 AM Check in @ Gilbert Park
7:00 AM Ferry leaves OB Terminal for FI Light
8:05 AM High tide at FI
8:15 AM Assembly for start of event.
8:30 AM Start of Swim
12:30 PM End of Swim

Great South Bay Swim  

Fire Island Lighthouse to Gilbert Park, Brightwaters, NY

Additional information on event is available at: www.greatsouthbayswim.com
Checkout the photos from 2005 for some of our radio operators.
 

Coordinating Group - Great South Bay ARC
All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: Tom Favilla, N2MIG  

              (631) 957-0218 or

              John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045


August 20-21
7:00 AM Setup
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend  

Fire Island Lighthouse 

Fire Island, NY 

 

Coordinating Group - Great South Bay ARC

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: GSBARC info@gsbarc.org  

              John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045


September 10 & 11
Saturday 5:00 AM to
Sunday 5:00 PM
 

MS 150 Two Day Tour for a Cure Bike Tour

75 mile & 50 mile Bike Tour (same course)- Sept 16
    Southampton to Shelter Island via south fork

75 mile Bike Tour - Sept 17
     Shelter Island to Southampton via north fork

Events run simultaneously. 

 

Coordinating Group - Suffolk County ARES

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 145.370 /R -offset 136.5hz. PL

Contact: Walter Wenzel, KA2RGI ka2rgi@arrl.net  

               (631) 957-0218 or

               Bill Schiebel, N2NFI  n2nfi@yahoo.com 

              (631) 929-0126


September 18
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
 

Babylon Village Beautification Society Country Fair  

Argyle Lake

Montauk Hwy. (Main Street) Babylon, NY 

Vendor Information Contact:

Babylon Village Beautification Society
Mrs. Donna Consola, President
P.O. Box 76
Babylon, NY 11702
bbs587@hotmail.com
or
Contact: Patricia Carley,
Village Clerk at Babylon Village Hall.
(631) 669-1500.

Coordinating Group - Town of Babylon Amateur Radio Emergency Services

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045


October
 

ARRL SET Weekend   

 

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome
See local EC for details.


October 1
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
(Tentative)

 

Entenmann's Great South Bay Run   

Half Marathon / 10K / 5K

Bay Shore Marina Bay Shore, NY 

 

Coordinating Group - Islip ARES / RACES

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 147.345 /R +offset 100.0hz. PL

Contact: John Blowsky, KB2SCS kb2scs@arrl.net
              (631) 467-2410


October 2
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
(Tentative)
Setup 2 hours before start time.

East Farmingdale Volunteer Fire Co., Inc.
Open House - Fire Prevention Week  

Station House #1

930 Conklin Street 

East Farmingdale, NY 11735-2413

 

Coordinating Group - Town of Babylon Amateur Radio Emergency Services

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045


October 15-16
0001 Sat. local time to  2359 Sun. local time.
 

Boy Scouts Jamboree on the Air Weekend   

Town of Babylon Emergency Operations Center

200 East Sunrise Highway 

North Lindenhurst, NY 

 

Coordinating Groups - Great South Bay ARC

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: GSBARC info@gsbarc.org  

              John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045

Scout Frequencies for JOTA

band

phone (MHz)

cw (MHz)

80m

3.740 & 3.940

3.590

40m

7.270

7.030

20m

14.290

14.070

17m

18.140

18.080

15m

21.360

21.140

12m

24.960

24.910

10m

28.390

28.190


November 6
8:00 AM
 

New York City Marathon 

Central Park & 5 Boroughs 

New York City, NY 

 

Coordinating Group - W2ML

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Contact: Steve Mendelsohn, W2ML w2ml@arrl.org  

              (201) 384-0507

              or your local EC.


November 13
7:00 AM
 

Hope for the Warriors Run

The event is for our veterans and their families. 

Please show your support for our men and women that have given so much to defend our country and freedom.

 

Meet location: South Bay Diner (across from Babylon Town Hall)

185 East Sunrise Highway 

North Lindenhurst, NY 

 

Coordinating Group - Great South Bay ARC

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: Register online at www.gsbarc.org

              or email  

              John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045


December 2
7:00 PM Fri to
7:00 PM Sat
0000-2400 UTC

Annual ARRL - NWS Skywarn Recognition Day -  
Sponsored by the National Weather Service and the American Radio Relay League.
Various NWS Forecast Offices throughout the U.S.
               Brookhaven National Labs - OKX Forecast Office
               175 Brookhaven Avenue
               Building NWS-1
               Upton, NY 11973


Coordinating Group - NWS - OKX Forecast Office

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Contact:  Brian Ciemnecki brian.ciemnecki@noaa.gov
               Meteorologist/Forecaster 
               DOC/NOAA/NWS
               (631) 924-0037 x400

               or           

               Walter Wenzel, KA2RGI ka2rgi@arrl.net  

               (631) 957-0218

 


December 31
12 Midnight

New Year's Eve Net  

Annual VHF Check-in Net

 

Coordinating Groups - Great South Bay ARC & Town of Babylon Amateur Radio Emergency Services

All Amateur Radio Operators Welcome

Talk-in: 146.685 /R -offset 110.9hz. PL

Contact: John Melfi, W2HCB w2hcb@arrl.net  

              (516) 375-5045


The Suffolk County R.A.C.E.S. Radio Officer is Bill Schiebel, N2NFI.
The Suffolk County A.R.E.S. District Emergency Coordinator is Bill Schiebel, N2NFI.
If you have info for or need info on A.R.E.S./ R.A.C.E.S. e-mail Bill.

Send Email to N2NFI


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