Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club
Celebrating 75 Years of Niagara Amateur Radio
1948 – 2023

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


20230729 – President Ken Gansel (VA3KWG) Cogeco NPARC interview.

20230629 – No meetings in July and August. Schedule resumes in September. Weekly Wednesday Night Net going on hiatus for the summer. Happy and safe summer to all. 73

Check out the 75th Anniversary QSL cards at 75th Anniversary QSL Card and the QRZ page.

There are no speakers or presentations for the Fall as of yet, please come forward to executive @, if you would like to present or have suggestions for presenters.

20230611 – September 1st 2023 2023-24 membership renewal time! Many thanks to those that have renewed. Others, please complete a NEW membership form so membership information can be confirmed and send in funds. Convenient e-transfers to treasurer @ and cheques via postal mail (Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club, Inc., Box 20036, RPO Grantham, St. Catharines, Ontario, L2M 7W7) are welcome.

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 @
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

General Meetings on second Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm, from September to June.

Next general meeting September 14, 7:00 pm at Black Creek Community Centre, 2959 Baker Rd, Stevensville

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

Next virtual meeting, September 5, 2023, 7:30 pm. Contact webmaster @ for an invite if you would like to attend.



All certified / licensed operators are welcome.

NPARC Wednesday weekly net 8:00 pm, on VE3NRS 147.240+ 107.2 Hz tone on hiatus for the summer. See you in September. Net preamble may be found here. SWL’s can check in by e-mail or text to netcontrol @

Niagara ACS net on VE3RAF, 145.190- 107.2 Hz tone Monday 8:00 pm.

Trans Canada IRLP net on VA3WAJ, 442.425+ 107.2 Hz tone, IRLP 9013, Wednesday, 11:00 am.

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