District#4
Smithtown, NY.
Suffolk County
EC/RO
Rich Johnston, KC2TON
email the EC/RO

Fred Kruger
K2LDC AEC/DRO
Commack South

Art Lekstutis
KC2MFS AEC/DRO
Smithtown East


-STAR Frequencies-


VHF Rptr W2LRC
145.430 MHz
(-600 KHz) PL136.5

VHF Simplex
147.550 MHz

UHF Rptr WR2UHF
444.700 MHz
(+5 MHz) PL114.8

UHF Simplex
446.425 MHz

Winlink2000
VHF RMS Portal
KC2UCD-10
145.070 MHz


-STAR APRS®-


Visit our APRS Page to view local beacons in the Smithtown Vicinity.

Not interested in Amateur Radio, but wish to help out our community in the event of an emergency? Learn how, contact: The Smithtown CERT Team for more.


Licensed hams, help in your community during emergencies!

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Only activate in your community when needed! Meet every two months For updates and training. Don�t wait, do it now!

Contact KC2TON for more information.

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Our Net Schedule
ARES/RACES Net Mondays 7:30pm
Except on meeting nights
(the 2nd Monday of the month)
On the W2LRC repeater
145.430 MHz, PL136.5
Please come and join in, all are welcome!
Monthly ARES/RACES Net Control Schedule
wk#1 wk#2 wk#3 wk#4 wk#5 (if needed)
W2PNJ  Meeting K2LDC KC2TON KC2TON
The Suffolk County ARES/RACES Net meets Monday nights at 9pm on 145.330 MHz 136.5PL. Smithtown's Net control schedule is as follows
9/29/14 12/8/14 2/16/15 4/27/15 7/6/15
Packet Net
7:45pm Every Tuesday night
On the KC2COJ packet system in Convers Mode. Connect direct to kc2coj on 145.050 MHz or Via Flexnet.
New to Packet? Click Here


Announcements

Meeting notice

Meetings are usually held on the second Monday of each month at the Millennium Diner on the corner of Route 111 and Route 25 in Smithtown. All are welcome.

If you are planning to attend our next meeting, please e-mail us so we can give you the date and save you a seat. Walkins are welcome!
A Meeting/Seminar was held on March 14 hosted by Smithtown ARES/RACES at the Smithtown town hall. The topic for this event was Packet Radio.

Charlie WA2GUG, EC Queens and Russ KC2LSB, DEC NYC ARES held their "Packet Radio, What you can do with it" seminar. Mike W2SWR's seminar was a detailed introduction to the FlexNet network. John, KB2SCS, EC/RO Islip and NLI's DEC for Digital discussed the Ecomms Packet SOP. Opening comments to the seminar from our Section Emergency Coordinator Jim Mezey W2KFV was a welcome addition. Congratulations to the entire team for a job well done.


(Above)NLI SEC Jim Mezey W2KFV gives opening comments to start off the seminar.

More photos at our photo gallery!

The seminar package is zipped for download in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)2.3MB or MS Powerpoint (.ppt)8.2MB formats.


A new year comes with new adventures!. Get active in Smithtown ARES/RACES. Your community needs YOU!
Be a doer not viewer,
Smithtown ARES/RACES wants YOU!
Contact us to Join


One important tool at our disposal is the Automatic Packet Reporting System or APRS®. It is vital to the operation to know where our operators are at all times during an emergency. APRS allows us to do just that!
Check out our APRS Page
Link to Star APRS


Our ARES team trains in mutual exercises with the Smithtown Division of CERT for emergency operations when we work together.
For more info visit the Suffolk County Community Emergency Response Team's (CERT) info page



Our new Winlink2000 RMS access portal at the Smithtown EOC will now run 24/7 bringing the WL2K VHF/UHF system to Eastern Long Island. You will be able to connect direct or via WB2CIK. Our portal is KC2UCD-10 on 145.070 MHz. For more info on Winlink2000, visit: www.winlink.org


Special thanks to The Larkfield Amateur Radio club (W2LRC), The Grumman Amateur Radio Club (WA2LQO), and W2PW (WR2UHF) for the use of their repeater systems. They are supporting our communities and insuring the message will get through when needed. Once again, Thank You!


Suffolk Alerts

Provided courtesy of:
http://www.nyalert.gov/

Suffolk County RSS Feed

Flood Advisory issued October 22 at 11:10PM EDT until October 23 at 1:00AM EDT by NWS New York City - Upton
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:10:00 GMT - The National Weather Service In Upton Ny Has Issued An* Urban Flood Advisory For Minor Flooding Of Poor Drainage Areasin...Far Southeastern Suffolk County In Southeast New York...* Until 100 AM EDT.* At 1107 PM EDT...Radar Indicated Thunderstorms Moving Into Areason The South Fork Of Long Island That Received 1 To 2 Inches Ofrain Earlier This Evening. Up To An Additional Inch Of Rain Ispossible There And Elsewhere On The South Fork Between Now And 1Am...Causing Additional Minor Flooding Of Low Lying And Poordrainage Areas.
Wind Advisory issued October 22 at 9:23PM EDT until October 23 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS New York City - Upton
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:23:00 GMT - ...Strong Northerly Winds Tonight Across Central And Easternsections Of Long Island And Coastal Connecticut......Wind Advisory In Effect Until 2 AM EDT Thursday...The National Weather Service In New York Has Issued A Windadvisory...Which Is In Effect Until 2 AM EDT Thursday.* Locations...Coastal Connecticut From New Haven East...And All Ofsuffolk County Long Island.* Hazards...Strong Winds.* Winds...North 25 To 30 Mph With Gusts Up To 45 Mph.* Timing...Until 2 AM.* Impacts...Strong Northerly Winds May Down Power Lines And A Fewtrees...And Make Driving Difficult On Elevated Roadways Andbridges.


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