"The Mighty"1290 GLI Amateur Radio Club

Serving the public need in times of emergency.

Club Simplex 2 Meter FM Frequency - 145.70

The 1290 GLI Amateur Radio Club's 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.

Some Links Of Interest:

Lots of good information:
The WA2FNQ Web Site

The Suffolk Police Amateur Radio Club

The national association for Amateur Radio:

Ham Radio Call Sign Database and More:

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

The History Of The Car Radio

Here's some interesting telecommunications history

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

The Voice Of Victory
Shortwave Radio in World War II, Hallicrafters 1944

Demolition of the Voice of America Towers

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
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

The RCA Logo Sign
Marconi, Rocky Point, LI, NY
The Marconi Building

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: