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2017 Events
GSBARC participates in many different types of events during the year.
Some events we sponsor and others we assist with.
These events are handled by volunteers who usually work with their own or
club owned equipment.
Participating in these events also helps increase public knowledge of Amateur Radio.
During some of these events GSBARC provides communications in support for
local Law Enforcement and EMS.
  • Ham Radio University - January 8, 2017
    This event is sponsored by the NYC\LI Section of the ARRL. 
    The event is an series of forums on Amateur Radio that promote interest in Amateur Radio.
  • The American Airpower Museum - May 20-21, 2017
    Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club, W2GSB/APM.
    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.
  • Field Day - June 24-25, 2017
    Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club, W2GSB. Field Day.
    Field Day demonstration of amateur radio and how it can be used in the event of an emergency. Please come early to see the radio operators set up all kinds of antennas and equipment. If you would like you too can even try it out with the assistance of an experienced operator.
    Field day will be set up at Babylon Town Hall East Lawn 200 Sunrise Highway Lindenhurst New York
  • Cross Bay Swim - July 14, 2017 - Public Service Event
    A 5 mile + swim from the Fire Island Lighthouse pier to the Gilbert Park, Brightwaters, NY
    Contact
    Tom, N2MIG for more info.
  • Fire Island Lighthouse - August 19-20, 2017
    Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club, W2GSB/LH. Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend at the Fire Island Lighthouse. The Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club will be operating from the historic Fire Island Lighthouse located on Fire Island, New York. Come down and relive history as the radio operators talk to other lighthouses around the world. They will use radios and wire antennas just like Marconi did in 1901.
    A short article about Lighthouse Weekend >
    Click Here<
    For more info about the Fire Island Lighthouse visit
    http://www.fireislandlighthouse.com/

    International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend

    AN ANNUAL AMATEUR RADIO WEEKEND EVENT. CONDUCTED UNDER THE SPONSORSHIP OF THE AYR AMATEUR RADIO GROUP, (AARG), SCOTLAND. HELD ON THE THIRD FULL WEEKEND IN AUGUST.

    Duration 48 hours from 0001 UTC 18.8.2012

    For more information about the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend visit
    http://www.illw.net/
  • Babylon Village Fair - TBA - Public Service Event 
    The Great South Bay amateur radio club will be demonstrating amateur radio at the Babylon Village Fair and providing radio communications for public safety. Come enjoy a lovely country fair and food and stop by the amateur radio operators to see what it is all about. Fun for everyone!
  • Jamboree on The Air - JOTA - October 20-22, 2017
    Boy Scouts of America event at Cathedral Pines park.
    Overnight event - operators needed.
    More details coming soon.
  • Hope for the Warrior Run - November 11, 2018 - Public Service Event
    Please Read