Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

Welcome to the Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club, nparc.ca, web site.

Announcements 

202100721 – Next Bi weekly Tuesday Breakfast Meetup, Tuesday, August 3, 09:00 am. If you have not received your invite by August 2, EOD, please send an e-mail to webmaster @ nparc.ca. Everyone welcome. You do not need to be an NPARC member to attend.

20201028 – Going forward all NPARC Meetings, Executive and General, will be conducted on the Zoom virtual platform. Zoom details will be sent out by Mailchimp to both members and non-members that are on the distribution, no later than the day before the meeting (Executive, first Thursday, General second Thursday, of each month from September to June). Non-members are welcome to attend NPARC General meetings. If virtual meeting attendance is desired and Zoom information has not reached you by the day before the meeting of interest, please send an e-mail to webmaster @ nparc.ca.

20201026 – NPARC now has in place means to accept INTERAC e-transfer payments. If you have not yet paid your 2020-21 membership dues, please complete a .pdf fillable membership form , send it to  treasurer @ nparc.ca and send an INTERAC e-transfer to treasurer @ nparc.ca.  Mail in cheques and PayPal continue to be accepted. Please contact treasurer @ nparc.ca for PayPal instructions. Please remove the spaces around the @ sign before sending your e-mail.

20200318 – The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Niagara Region https://niagararegion.ca/health
Ontario https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus
Canada https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Basic and Advanced Amateur Radio Certification training courses are scheduled from time to time. Express interest by contacting our instructors at instructor @ nparc.ca.

 

Club Meetings

Tech Nights Bring your projects or join one. Learn something. Get help from Elmers. Ad hoc schedule at Black Creek Community Centre, 2959 Baker Rd, Stevensville Contact Henry va3ov @ bell.net.
Recommended CW training aids: morsecode ninja, justlearnmorsecode. Practice learning the letters, numbers and punctuation 10 to 20 minutes per day. Next step will be using a keyer. Review will be at April Tech Night with hopefully a coach.

Next Virtual Tech Night coming soon
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General Meetings on second Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm, from September to June. In person meetings are suspended until further notice.

Next meeting September 9 will be NPARC’s first general meeting of the 2021 – 2022 club year with membership renewals due. If you have not received an invite by September 8, EOD, e-mail webmaster @ nparc.ca.

Executive Meetings on first Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm, from September to June at the Niagara Region Building, 1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way, Thorold, Campbell West Entrance. Check electronic board for room.

Next meeting, September 2,, 2021, 7:00 pm. Contact webmaster @ nparc.ca for an invite if you would like to attend.

 

Nets

All certified / licensed operators are welcome.

NPARC Wednesday weekly net will be on hiatus in July and August resumeing September 1, 8:00 pm, on VE3NRS 147.240+ 107.2 Hz tone. Net preamble may be found here. SWL’s can check in by e-mail or text to netcontrol @ nparc.ca.

Niagara ARES net on VE3RAF, 145.190- 107.2 Hz tone Monday 9:00 pm.

Trans Canada IRLP net on VE3WCD, 147.300+ 107.2 Hz tone, IRLP 9013, Wednesday, 11:00 am.

ONTARS daily net 3.755 +/- 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Events with more details may be found on the Events Page

June 26, 27 2021
Field Day

July 1, 2021
Niagara Falls Canada Day Parade

See June Feedline article for more details
and contact Henry VA3OV vice-president@nparc.ca to be included as a participant

 July 1, 2021
Canada Day Contest