The Great South Bay
Amateur Radio Club

"....serving the Community through Public Service."
PO Box 1356
West Babylon NY 11704
New York:
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Input Output
146.085 146.685
222.260 223.860
445.850 440.850
All repeaters use a
110.9Hz PL



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 - Sunday January 8, 2012.
    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 19-20, Farmingdale, NY.
    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 23-June 24, 2:00PM-2:00PM, Lindenhurst, NY.
    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
  • Custer Institute - July 21-22, 8:00AM-8:00AM, Southold, NY.
    Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club, W2GSB. Custer Institute Special Event Station.
    The Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club will be operating from the Custer Institute which is located at Southhold, New York . They will be demonstrating amateur radio while gazing at the wonders of the universe. Come down to see the stars while playing radio.
  • Fire Island Lighthouse - August 18-19, 11:00AM-12:00PM, Fire Island, NY.
    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

    International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend


    This year's event - 18-19 August 2012 - Duration 48 hours from 0001 UTC 18.8.2012
    Next year's event - 17-18 August 2013

    Also for infomation about the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend visit
  • Cross Bay Swim - Friday, July 20, 2012
    A 5 mile + swim from the Fire Island Lighthouse pier to the Gilbert Park, Brightwaters, NY
    Contact Tom, N2MIG for more info.
  • Babylon Village Country Fair - September 23, 10:00AM-5:00PM, Babylon Village, NY.
    The Great South Bay amateur radio club will be demonstrating amateur radio at the Babylon Village Country Fair. 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!
  • Boy Scouts Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) - October TBA, 2012. 
    This is an annual event that promotes Amateur Radio and the Boy Scouts. 
  • Hope for the Warrior Run - October 20, 2012
    More information coming soon.
  • Annual End of the Year Party - December 16, 2012 12-4pm
    A time for the all of the membership and their family to get together and socialize. 

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