"The Mighty"1290 GLI Amateur Radio Club
K2AAW

Serving the public need in times of emergency.






Club Simplex 2 Meter FM Frequency - 145.70

Club Packet Station - WA2FNQ Node/BBS in Northport, NY [FN30iv]
User Input: 145.05 MHz 1200 baud
Node - WA2FNQ-2 / BBS - WA2FNQ-4




Join Our Net

The 1290 GLI Amateur Radio Club's Broadcast and Internet Radio Net
meets each Friday night at 8 pm eastern. On Long Island you can find
us on the K2SPD repeater, 144.71 MHz in/145.31 MHz out with a 118.8 PL.
If your not on Long Island you can find us on Echolink. Connect to the
AB2M conference server. Please do not connect directly to K2SPD. This
net is open to anyone with a Technician license or higher.

I have audio from every net archived if you need anything. E mail me at hamradio@1290gli.com.

From the SPARC Net on 2/1/16 - The Voice Of Victory
Shortwave Radio in World War II, Hallicrafters 1944

Demolition of the Voice of America Towers


Some Links Of Interest:

Lots of good information:
The WA2FNQ Web Site

The Node/BBS of the 1290 GLI ARC:
The WA2FNQ Node/BBS

The Suffolk Police Amateur Radio Club

The national association for Amateur Radio:
ARRL

Ham Radio Call Sign Database and More:
QRZ

For some Long Island Radio history visit the:
L.I. Radio History web site


See Long Island Radio and TV Day 2009
See Long Island Radio and TV Day 2010

Here's some interesting telecommunications history

Take a tour of some interesting transmitter sites on:
Jim Hawkin's Radio and Broadcast Technology Page

Have you seen the movie "Pirate Radio"? Here's the real deal:
The Radio Caroline web site
Listen to them live on Internet
The Cyber Home of the Ross Revenge

An interesting read: Paul Thurst's Engineering Radio Blog

Some tower site pictures: NECRAT

Part 15 information:
Hamilton Rangemaster Part 15 Transmitters
Hobby Broadcaster
LPAM Net
Part 15 US
Radio System Part 15 Transmitter
SStran Part 15 Transmitters
Talking House Transmitters

Mackay Radio Links:
Long Island Genealogy
Radio Facilities on Long Island
ITT Amagansett Radio WSL Close Down Message

RCA Radio Central Links:
RCA Radio Central Transmitting Station
The World's Greatest Radio Station

Marconi, Rocky Point, LI, NY

Can a bumble bee really fly?
Here's the answer to this Urban Legend submitted by one of our members.
So maybe that strange antenna you built can work.


If you have comments or questions contact us at:

hamradio@1290gli.com

or by packet at:

WA2FNQ@WA2FNQ.#NLI.NY.USA.NOAM