Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

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

Announcements

20190817 VE3NRS Update. The VE3NRS repeater is down with power problems. The work party attended the VE3NRS site on August 16 finding power issues and hopes to visit the VE3NRS site again to further troubleshoot during the week of August 21. John VA3WM, Repeater Chair.

20190728 The VE3NRS repeater is not working well at this time. We are in process of getting a work party together to investigate. John VA3WM, Repeater Chair.

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.

NPARC’s club year operates from the beginning of September to the end of August. Club meetings and nets are on hiatus during the July and August summer months. Radio activities per our event table and events page continue. 

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 Sep. 5, 2019, 7:00 pm with topic: HF Station Assembly

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 me
eting Sep. 12, 2019, 7:00 pm, membership renewal, speaker will be John Sluymer, VE3EJ, on Contesting and DXpeditions.

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 Sep. 5, 2019, 7:00 pm.

 

Nets

All licensed operators are welcome.

NPARC weekly net on VE3NRS, 147.240+ 107.2 Hz tone, Wednesdays at 8:00 pm. SWL’s can check in by e-mail or text to netcontrol @ nparc.ca. Net is on hiatus during July and August with Informal nets encouraged with net control being anyone that can PTT.

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

Echoes of Niagara Past

24-Aug

08:30 hrs

16:00 hrs

Fort George

Confirmed

Terry Fox Run

15-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

TBA

Tentative

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

Tentative