Welcome to the new Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club, nparc.ca, web site.
20201125 – Sadly, we announce the passing away of another Niagara ham. John Leslie, VA3AL, became a SK on November 9 in Edmonton, Alberta. John was an officer of the former Welland Amateur Radio Club. More details may be found in the obituary. May he rest in peace.
20201120 – Survey
The Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club (NPARC) is endeavoring to increase it’s membership appeal. We would appreciate you completing the short survey attached. It is only necessary to click on the link below.
As this survey is being submitted to as many amateur radio operators in the Niagara Region as possible and being distributed through various media, you may receive multiple requests for completion of the form, however, it is only necessary to complete the form once.
Link to Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R2QX7Q6
We thank you for your cooperation.
20201114 – At the November 12 General Meeting, members approved going forward with a NPARC Ham Fest Event on May 15, 2021. Mark your calendars. Much work to be done. Stay tuned for further developments.
20201028 – Going forward all NPARC Meetings, Executive and General, will be conducted on the Zoom virtual platform. Zoom details will be sent out by Mailchimp to both members and non-members that are on the distribution, no later than the day before the meeting (Executive, first Thursday, General second Thursday, of each month from September to June). Non-members are welcome to attend NPARC General meetings. If virtual meeting attendance is desired and Zoom information has not reached you by the day before the meeting of interest, please send an e-mail to
20201026 – NPARC now has in place means to accept INTERAC e-transfer payments. If you have not yet paid your 2020-21 membership dues, please complete a .pdf fillable membership form , send it to treasurer @ nparc.ca and send an INTERAC e-transfer to treasurer @ nparc.ca. Mail in cheques and PayPal continue to be accepted. Please contact treasurer @ nparc.ca for PayPal instructions. Please remove the spaces around the @ sign before sending your e-mail.
20200318 – The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Niagara Region https://niagararegion.ca/health
Basic and Advanced Amateur Radio Certification training courses are scheduled from time to time. Express interest by contacting our instructors at instructor @ nparc.ca.
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 coming soon.
, November 5, 2020, 7:00 pm. Contact webmaster @ nparc.ca for an invite if you would like to attend.
All certified / licensed operators are welcome.
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.
Amateur Radio Resources
Kitchener-Waterloo ARC – KWARC SwapShop