05/19/2018 | Armed Forces Weekend

Armed Forces Weekend

May 19-May 20, 1415Z-1900Z, W2GSB, Farmingdale, NY. Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club. 14.280 14.050 7.260 7.050. Certificate & QSL. Great South Bay ARC, P.O. Box 1356, West Babylon, NY 11704. Armed Forces weekend from the historic Republic Airport.

A special event station to honor our service men and women of the armed forces who have given so much. The radio operators will be operating from the Historic Republic Airfield. Home of many of the aircrafts that were used to help support our troops and defend freedom.

Please feel free to come down and visit the radio operators and this piece of history. The Airpower Museum is located on New Highway in Farmingdale, NY Home of Rosie the riveter The station is located right under a Tuskegee fighter plane You my even hear some prop noise when you contact us there all the planes do fly.

This Special event station is to honor all branches of the armed forces on armed forces day every year for past 26 years www.gsbarc.org

Catch up on the latest Hamvention News!

Dayton Hamvention
Hamvention will be held May 18, 19 and 20, 2018 at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center.

Hamvention volunteers are working hard to make their second year at the Hamvention’s new home better than the first. Learn more about the schedule of events.

Get some of the latest Hamvention Information from Ham Talk Live recorded May 10th.

Get Hamvention Alerts by texting Hamvention18 to 888777 and tuning to 1620 AM for Hamvention Updates! Enjoy The Show!

Samuel F.B. Morse Special Event!


On Saturday, April 28, the QSY Society will celebrate the 230th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B. Morse.

We will be operating CW from the porch of Locust Grove, Morse’s summer home in Poughkeepsie, from 9 AM – 2 PM (1400z – 1900z).

We will be using the special event call sign W2M. We intend to operate on or near 7.055 and 14.055 MHz.

Look up W2M on qrz.com for more info and for QSL instructions.

73 de John AJ1DM  CWops #1973