HRU 2020

 ARRL New York City-Long Island
Section Convention

Important Links

2020 Forum-Schedule
Frequently Asked Questions
Public Transportation
Door Prize Donors
HRU 2010 Historical Information

HRU 2020 is over! – Thanks to all who helped make this event a success!
HRU 2021 is NEXT – Saturday, January 9, 2021 at LIU Post
HRU 2020 Highlights – Saturday, January 4, 2020 at LIU Post

Keynote Speaker – Kris Bickell, K1BIC, ARRL Lifelong Learning Manager

NEW this year
Saturday, January 4, 2020 at LIU Post

30 Forums with new forums: Typical HF Antenna Installations, Zooming into CW online, Antenna Power Flow and SWR, Overview of Ham Radio Logging Programs and others to be determined! Please contact us if you have a suggestion for a forum or would like to volunteer to be a moderator!

Hands-on Workshops:
1. Cable Theory / RF Connectors,
2. Ethernet Connectors,
3. Test Equipment 1,
4. Test Equipment 2,

Day-of-Event Handout
Special Event Station W2HRU and demos
Amateur Radio License Exam Session
Amateur Radio Club tables
Door Prizes! Anyone who makes a donation will be entered in our main door prize raffle that includes all major prizes. All door prizes will be drawn in the club room and the winner’s names will be posted there.
Food and Refreshments available

LIU / Post Campus Map

LIU / Post Room Layout
Note: All forum rooms are on first floor EXCEPT rooms D and G which are on second floor! These rooms are accessible by stairs or elevator.

HRU 2020 Chairman
Tom Carrubba KA2D

Past Chairmen
Tom Carrubba KA2D 2011-present
Neil Heft KC2KY 2007-2010
George Tranos N2GA 2003-2006
Phil Lewis N2MUN 2000-2002

HRU 2020 Committee
Tom Carrubba KA2D
Gary Lindtner KB2BSL
Diane Ortiz K2DO
Mel Granick KS2G
George Tranos N2GA
Richie Cetron K2KNB
Neil Heft KC2KY
Phil Lewis N2MUN
Dennis Boyé AH2O
Mike Lisenco N2YBB
Jerry Abrams WB2ZEX

HRU 2020 Welcome Team
Kerry Fastenau KC2QXI
Jaci Fastenau KD2ENX
Art Altarac WA2KXE
Donna Reinhart KA2KZT
Adele Portanova WB2OQQ

ARRL New York City / Long Island
Section Convention

Jim Mezey W2KFV, Section Manager

Sponsoring Clubs
Ham Radio University ARC
Radio Central ARC
LIU / Post Radio Station WCWP

Participating Clubs & Organizations
Participating Clubs & Organizations

Our 21st annual event!

Saturday, January 4, 2020
LIU Post
Hillwood Commons Student Center
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548

Spreading Ham Radio Knowledge and Know How
“A day of education to share ideas, experiences, knowledge and fellowship among Amateur Radio operators”


Kris Bickell, K1BIC
ARRL Lifelong Learning Manager

Suggested donation $5 – no preregistration is required!
Doors open at 7:30 AM with first forum at 8:30 AM
HRU 2010 on YouTube

Please contact us at for further info.

Directions to: LIU Post

Note: Please use the WEST entrance of the LIU Post campus. Follow signs to the Tilles Center. Go past the Tilles Center and follow the access road until it turns left and goes along the back of the buildings. You will see Hillwood Commons on the left, next to the radio tower for WCWP! Park and enter Hillwood Commons just to the right of the tower.
Link to additional directions from LIU Post website

Thanks are extended to all for their help!