Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

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

Announcements 

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 ARES members will be monitoring the VE3RAF repeater, 145.190- 107.2 tone for anyone that needs assistance. Informal “coffee nets” are scheduled for 09:00 and 21:00. Be kind and by working together, we will work our way through this current situation.

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, Apr 2, 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 on the Events Page

Event

Date

Start

End

Location

Status

Big Event 42

1-Feb

vendors: 07:00 hrs
Admsission: 09:00 hrs

12:00 hrs

Merritton Community Centre

Confirmed