Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club



NPARC Elves were busy this Holiday Season
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Posted By: VE3LVW for VA3WET

NPARC Elves were very busy this past week collecting and distributing non-perishable food items to our local Food Banks. Thank-you Elf Denis, VE3KVE for delivering food to Project Share in Niagara Falls. Thank-you to Elf Doug, VE3JDF for delivering food to Community Outreach in Fort Erie. Thank-you Elf Peter, VA3WET for deliverying food to the St.Catharines and Thorold Community Care. Thank-you Elf Jim, VE3BCA for your delivery of NPARC collected food to Community Care of West Niagara in Beamsville. Thank-you Elf Ian, VE3ERL for delivering food to the Hope Centre in Welland and thank-you Elf David, VE3RNF for your delivery to Pelham Cares in Fonthill.

I would also like to thank all the NPARC Elves who brought non-perishable food items to the Friday December 12th NPARC General Meeting at the Royal Canadian Legion in Fonthill. Your generous contributions will be greatly appreciated. Well over a hundred pounds of food was raised for our local food banks. Well done Elves and a Seasons Greetings to all. TheHoliday Spirit lives in NPARC.


Big Event 37: Sat Feb 7th
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - Posted By: VE3LVW for VA3KGS

Mark this date on your calendar: Saturday February 7th, 2015.

Talk-in frequency VE3NRS 147.240 MHZ + offset Tone 107.2Hz.

On the 1st Saturday in February, the Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club, Inc will be holding its Big Event 37 Flea Market and Hamfest at the Merritton Lions Community Centre, 7 Park Avenue in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Doors open at 7:00 AM for vendors to load-in and at 9:00 AM for the public.

    Prices are:
  • $7.00 for each Admission, and
  • $12.00 each for Tables (admission cost is extra)
    • All tables are 6 ft
    • Those wishing power with their tables had best order tables early !

Tables around the perimeter with power are limited and are available on first come first serve.

Please make all cheques or money orders payable to N.P.A.R.C. Inc. and send payments to:

PO BOX 20036
Grantham Postal Outlet
St. Catharines, Ontario L2M 7W7

Attention: Big Event Tables

Tables sold out at the last Big Event. Don't wait to the last minute. Contact Ian VE3ERL at to book first-come-first-served tables. For general hamfest information, contact John, VA3BOZ, at

For directions and a map to the BIG EVENT, Click Here. For a layout of the tables, Click Here.

Merritton Lions Community Centre
Merriton Lions Community Centre
7 Park Avenue, St. Catharines, ON Canada

Monday Night VHF Net
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - Posted By: VE3LVW

Stop by VE3NRS each Monday evening at 7pm for the NPARC Monday Night Net ! We hope all NPARC members as well as visitors to the area check in on VE3NRS 147.240+ tone 107.2