Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

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

Announcements 

20200511 – The scheduled May 14 General Meeting will be conducted online using Cisco Webex, a mature and secure web conferencing platform, made available at no cost.  The topic will be NPARC Field Day 2020. Would all wishing to participate in this online meeting, May 14, 7:00 pm, please RSVP to webmaster @ nparc.ca to receive a personal invitation.

20200503 – Niagara Round Robin social net schedule on VE3RAF 145.190- 107.2 Hz tone, is changed to 09:00 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 21:00 on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

20200402 – Consistent with provincial orders limiting gatherings to no more than 5 persons, NPARC April, May and June in person General Meetings are suspended#StayHomeNIAGARA.

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

20200317 – Niagara Region has informed that all public meetings and external room booking are cancelled until further notice. NPARC meetings at the Niagara Region Building, beginning April 9, are cancelled until further notice.

Basic and Advanced Amateur Radio Certification training courses are tentatively scheduled for September, 2020  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 April 16 with Topic:
wires-x.

 General Meetings on second 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.
Consistent with provincial orders limiting gatherings to no more than 5 persons, NPARC April, May and June in person General Meetings are suspended#StayHomeNIAGARA.

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, likely virtual, May 7, 2020, 7:00 pm.

 

Nets

All certified / licensed operators are welcome.

NPARC weekly net is on VE3NRS 147.240+ 107.2 Hz tone Wednesdays at 8:00 pm. 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 8:00 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 on the Events Page

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