The Larkfield Amateur Radio Club is New York State Not-For-Profit 501c3 broad based ARRL club located in western Suffolk County, Long Island, NY. We support a host of amateur radio activities including multiple amateur radio repeaters, ARES/RACES, public service, weekly nets, monthly meetings and much more. 


LARC 2016 Meeting Dates

Unless shown otherwise, club meetings are the second Thursday of each month.

9/8, 10/13, 11/10, 12/8

LARC Repeater System

WR2ABA Huntington

147.210 MHz, 136.5 PL

W2LRC Hauppauge

145.430 MHz, 136.5 PL

W2LRC Huntington APRS

144.390 MHz out/in

WA2PNU EastNet FlexNet Network

(0-15) Nodes, 145.070 MHz

(-4) Node, 145.070 MHz BBs


Huntington – Monday Nights, 7:00 PM, 1900 local on 147.210 MHz, 136.5 PL 

Smithtown – Monday Nights, 7:30 PM, 1930 local on 145.43 MHz, 136.5 PL

LARC 2015 VE Sessions

LARC VE Examiners hold VE sessions on the second Saturday of every even month.


 LARC Member Roster

Can be downloaded from the LARC Yahoo Group files section


LARC QSX Newsletter

March 2016 QSX

April 2016 QSX

May 2016 QSX

June 2016 QSX

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Join The LARC Yahoo Group and Facebook Page!

LARC has it's own Yahoo Group. In order to join the group, you must have a Yahoo Profile. Club members with a Yahoo profile can join the LARC Yahoo Group by sending an email to:

If you do not have a Yahoo profile, go to, create a profile, and then click the link above to request to join the LARC group.

To join the LARC Facebook page, go to and search for "Larkfield Amateur Radio Club", and "like" the page.

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This Commercial from Africa May Be The Best Promotion for Amateur Radio That Was Ever Made.

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These Hams Did SOTA Before There Ever Was SOTA

Go here to check out Wes Hayward, W7ZOI's web page


September 8, 2016

Jim Mezey, W2KFV, To Speak At
September 8 Meeting!

Don't miss the next LARC club meeting! One of Long Island's favorite and respected hams, Jim Mezey will speak and entertain us. Jim is the Hudson Division Section Manager, and will give us the latest and greatest news for the island. Don't miss it!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

LARC Supplies Race Comms for the Great Cow Harbor Race

Once again, members of LARC have heard the cowbells and risen to the occasion! LARC will supply race day comms for the run. Plans are close to being finalized, ops from LARC and surrounding clubs have been assigned (Thanks GSBARC and ISLIP!). On Friday, August 19, Peter, AA2VG, Steve, N2PQJ and Scott, AC2FV tested out comms on the course. If all goes as planned, Net Control will be at the Firehouse, closer to the action. Communication plans were also secured with Northport PD in case a situation should arise where PD is required.

For those ops who have signed up to help, soon a race comm kit (pdf file) will go out detailing race day plans, frequencies and map. Specific positions will require a 50W mobile rig in your car in order to be succesful with your communication.

And if that's not enough excitement, LARC will have a runner in among the herd on race day. Steve, N2PQJ will be racing the course. Take this chance to harass him as he flashes by! 

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LARC and Northwell Health | Huntington Hospital Team Up for EmComm 

LARC is lending a hand to the Northwell Health Huntington Hospital group to get their amateur radio communication system up and running. Currently the hospital has a HF/VHF/UHF rig, but the antenna system is in dire need of work. Peter, AA2VG, Ed, KD2ADC, and Scott, AC2FV have visited the site, and are in discussion with the hospital as to what their next step should be. If all goes as planned, a new 2M/70 CM antenna will be purchased, and a KD2ADC OCF dipole hung for HF comms.There is a possibility that a next phase would be to link up with Mather Hospital... stay tuned!