Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

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

Announcements 

20191113 – Christmas Dinner at Dalhousie Yacht Club, Friday Dec 6. $35/person—choice of beef or salmon. 6:30 pm for cocktails, 7:00 pm for dinner. Possible door prize or 50/50 draw Contact Glenn VE3NDW lgholden @ cogeco.ca to reserve a spot and choice of entrée.

20191110 – The VE3RNR UHF repeater, 443.175+ with 107.2 Hz tone, is now operational from E. L. Crossley School in Fonthill. The Yaesu System Fusion repeater is configured in Auto / Auto analog / digital mode. Wires-x connectivity is now up and running

20190905 – The NPARC weekly net on Wednesday’s at 20:00 hours is temporarily moved to VE3WCD 147.300+ 107.2 Hz tone. Always looking for check ins and net controllers that are wanting to sharpen their skills.

Basic and Advanced Amateur Radio Certification training courses are confirmed for September, 2019. Basic starts Sept 12 at 7:00 pm with $75 cost including book and incidentals. Advanced starts Sept 19 at 7:00 pm with cost of $50 for NPARC members and $60 for non-members including book and incidentals. Training location for both courses is Black Creek Community Centre, 2959 Baker Rd, Stevensville  Sign up 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.
Next Tech Night Nov 28, 2019, 7:00 pm with topic: IC207 radio programming, power pole installation, etc.

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.
Next meeting Dec 12, 2019, 7:00 pm. Topic: Yaesu Wires-x. All are welcome.

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 Dec 5, 2019, 7:00 pm.

 

Nets

All certified / licensed operators are welcome.

NPARC weekly net temporarily moved to VE3WCD, 147.300+ 107.2 Hz tone (VE3NRS too noisy), Wednesdays at 8:00 pm. 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 on the Events Page

Event

Date

Start

End

Location

Status

Terry Fox Run

17-Sep

09:00 hrs

12:00 hrs

Gale Centre
Niagara Falls

Tentative

CIBC Run for the Cure

6-Oct

09:00 hrs

12:00 hrs

Brock University

Confirmed

Man-A-Mile Relay Race

14-Oct

07:00 hrs

13:00 hrs

Oaks Park
Niagara Falls

Tentative

Santa Claus Parade

16-Nov

09:00 hrs

13:00 hrs

Niagara Falls

Confirmed