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ARRL Sections - Northern New York

Northern New York

Northern New York

Contact Information

Section Name:
Northern New York
Rocco Conte - WU2M
Daytime Phone:

Basic Information


Please check out our new NNY Website. It is full of information and items to help you navagate the individual counties in our section.



    Welcome To The Northern New York Section of The ARRL

 I am happy to report that my ARRL email address is now working correctly. You may use to email me or

We have added some links to resources by the ARRL and your local clubs. You are encouraged to join a local club if you have not already done so.

Please check out our new NNY Website. It is full of information and items to help you navagate the individual counties in our section.


You can find a club near you at

 If you are not already an ARRL member I encourage you to join. There are many benefits to ARRL membership and you can find them at to join or renew your current membership you can go to

 If you are an officer in a NNY club and would like to see a link to your club or event listed here, please send me an e-mail and I will do my best to get it up here in a timely manner.

 I will be adding links to events and more information to this page so please check back often and thank you for your interest in the Northern New York section.


 Rocco Conte – WU2M  

                       Northern New York Section Contact List


                                   NNY AREA VE Test Sessions



                 NNY Section Hamfests


 Thousand Islands Repeater Club Hamfest

 Date: 5/20/2023

Location: Depauville Fire Dept Community Center
15191 School St.
Depauville, NY 13632

Sponsor: Thousand Islands Repeater Club

Talk-In: 147.030+ 151.4

Public Contact: Julie Covey , KC2ZTG
26395 NYS Rt 180 Dexter, NY 13634
Phone: 315-486-1838


Southern Adirondack Hamfest

2nd Annual Junk In The Trunk



Start Date: 08/12/2023
End Date: 08/12/2023
Location: Speculator Pavillion and Ball Field
2834 State Route 30
Speculator, NY 12164
Sponsor: Northern New York ARA
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.165
Public Contact: Paul Palmatier , W2POL
2448 County Road 107 Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518-332-2092

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                                 Entry Level License Classes


 A limited space Cram Tech Class will be held at the home of Tom Valosin in Middleburgh, NY. Interested individuals should contact Tom directly at for details and to register.

Class Schedule: Day 1: Thursday, April 20th 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and 12:45 to 3:45 pm

Day 2: Friday, April 21st 9:00 am to 12:00 noon and 12:45 to 3:45pm

Day 3: Saturday, April 22nd 9:00 am to 12:00 noon - Review Session

 Examinations will be administered on Saturday, April 22nd beginning at 12:45pm

 Participants must realize that enrollment in the course increases the chances of successfully completing the technician exam but does not guarantee it.


                    Adirondack Amateur Radio Association


A free 2.5 day training course leading to FCC Amateur Radio Technician Class License

April 27, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

April 29, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

May 6, 8:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. Test @ 3:30 on the 6th

Saranac Lake Free Library Cantwell Room Saranac Lake NY Advance registration required Study material available and advance preview of course material highly recommended $25.00 registration fee returned upon class completion. Free Technician Class Book included. FCC test for ALL license levels administer at end of course.*

For more information, contact Kevin Laplante, KD2RWK, Adirondack Amateur Radio Association at or call (518) 524 2579

*This is a free course. $25.00 deposit will be refunded or can be applied to FCC test fee.

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Hamilton County Amateur Radio Club, Mohawk Valley ARA, Eastern Fulmont ARC, NNYARA, Tryon ARC, Schoharie County ARA, Black River Valley ARC, Champlain Valley ARC, Thousand Islands Repeater Club, Oswegatchie Valley Amateur Radio Club

Northern New York Officials

  • Rocco Conte

    Section Manager

    Rocco J. Conte WU2M

  • Francis Silver

    Section Traffic Manager

    Francis G. Silver N2ZGN

  • Peter Newell

    Section Emergency Coordinator

    Peter R. Newell KC2WI

  • Thomas Dick

    Assistant Section Manager

    Thomas A. Dick KF2GC

  • Thomas Valosin

    Assistant Section Manager

    Thomas G. Valosin WB2KLD

  • Matt Lacy

    Section Youth Coordinator

    Matt Lacy KD2TBS

  • Peter Rea

    State Government Liaison

    Peter J. Rea W2PR


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