Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

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

Announcements 

20200105 – Coming soon, Big Event 42 Hamfest Flea Market, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. Buy a table, volunteer, get involved. Contact Dennis VE3XC dsurek @ yahoo.ca to volunteer.  6′ Vendor Tables are $20.00 + $5.00 discounted admission. Table Discounts at 4+ tables. E-mail vendors @ nparc.ca to purchase your tables – first come, first served. Flyer, Tables.

20191218 – NEW HAM ACADEMY

NPARC will be holding a New Ham Academy in January 2020 for all newly licensed hams. The class is intended to instruct new hams om various topics such as setting up a station, basic troubleshooting, and contesting. The academy will end with students participating in the Winter Field Day Event.

Dates of the classes are January 9th, 16th, and 23rd. The Winter Field Day is on January 25th. All classes and Winter Field Day will be held at Black Creek Community Centre, 2959 Baker Rd, Stevensville, from 7 pm to 9:30 pm. The Saturday Field Day will start at 9 am.

If you are interested in attending please send an email to Steve Riddle, VA3FLF, at past-president @ nparc.ca. Also, Steve is in need of club members interested in helping teach various topics. If you would like to help out contact Steve.

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 Feb 13, 2020, 7:00 pm. Topic:  TBD. 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 Feb 6, 2020, 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

Big Event 42

1-Feb

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

12:00 hrs

Merriton Community Centre

Confirmed