Nets----Frequencies

 

RACES TRAINING NET

Monday Nights, 7:00 PM local time (EST) starting on the 147.210 MHz repeater, then alternating simplex frequency (odd/even day)

 

WR2ABA Repeater-Huntington,NY

147.210 MHz, input +600 kHz offset
136.5 PL encode/decode

 

2 Meter Simplex-Even Days

147.420 MHz fm

 

10 Meter Simplex-Odd Days

28.420 usb (+/-5 kHz)

 

Digital messages will be sent on one of our frequencies using Fldigi software

 

WA2PNU EastNet FlexNet

145.070 MHz Packet (0-15) Nodes
145.070 MHz BBS (-4) Node

 

 

Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES):

is an organization of FCC licensed amateur radio operators who volunteer to provide radio communications for state and local governments during times of emergency. 

We serve the Town of Huntington, Suffolk County, New York and Northwell Health Huntington Hospital.  Our members also participate in the popular  Great Cow Harbor 10K Run  in Northport, Long Island, NY.

How To Get Involved

 

A very basic overview is that we provide communication links throughout Huntington Town during events such as hurricanes and blizzards. Using amateur radio, messages are sent from the Town’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), to key locations such as hospitals or shelters throughout Huntington.

 

Net Control broadcasts local information for FCC licensed amateur radio operators to forward to other radio operators, family and neighbors within the Town. These messages include latest press releases concerning Town services from the Huntington Town Supervisor. Radio operators in the field report back power outages, downed trees, impassable roads, flooding, and any disruptions in landline, cell phone, Cablevision or Fios service.

 

Listen HERE for a sample of our Event Net notification broadcast on 147.210.

 

To get involved, do the 5 steps listed below:

 

Step 1

Have a valid FCC amateur radio license, with a fixed station at your home QTH. 

 

Step 2

Live in the Town of Huntington, NY area (north-western Suffolk County). Amateurs outside of the Town of Huntington can find other ARES/RACES groups here.

 

Step 3

Check into our weekly Training Net, Monday 7:00pm local, announcing on 147.210 repeater.

 

Step 4

Complete the four FEMA online courses shown below (one time). Required by NY State RACES SOP 2015.

 

 

Step 5

Contact the Radio Officer for more information

 

Huntington RACES News:

 

Updated April 01 2019

Net Control for April 2019

 

Week 1        April  01    Scott           AC2FV                                              Suffolk County- Riverhead

Week 2        April  08    Jonathan    KC2PBE *(N2PQJ to cover)             Suffolk County- Southampton

Week 3        April  15    John           KD2LKN                                            Suffolk County-Southold

Week 4        April  22    Rich            W2TMA                                             Suffolk County-East Hampton

Week 5        April  29    Steve          N2PQJ *(KC2PBE to cover)             Suffolk County-Shelter Island

 

Skywarn Training April 29 at 7pm in Bethpage, Nassau County- REGISTER

 

As of April 1, 2019 Huntington will be operating as a RACES radio group, withdrawing from ARES

 

 

 

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Support the Larkfield Amateur Radio Club (LARC) 

http://www.larkfield.org/

We encourage our members to join and support the Larkfield Amateur Radio Club. While membership to LARC is not mandatory, it is only proper that we should support the club with our dues. Our nets depend on equipment maintained by LARC. The Huntington RACES group makes up a large portion of the LARC monthly meetings. 

Your purchases from Amazon generate donations to LARC, a 501c3 entity (public charity organization).  Instead of going to ‘amazon.com’ go to ‘smile.amazon.com’. 

At the top of the page click on "supporting", type in "Larkfield Amateur Radio Club Inc"

Amazon will donate 1/2 percent of the cost of your items to the club. Thank You.

 

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