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The Victoria Amateur Radio Packet Association


 Local Frequency APRS: 144.390 MHz
Local Packet Frequencies: 145.69, 144.97, 440.125, 145.05


President: VE7DIE
Vice President: VE7GCT
Secretary / Treasurer: VE7DHM

Webadmin: VE7ED & VE7GCT

The next meeting of VARPA is Sunday, November 25, 2018

(Presenter(s) 9:00 am for setup)

NOTE! This will be the last official meeting of the Society. In the new year, interested hams will meet as a SIG (special interest group). Details to follow.

At the EGM, the Motion to dissolve the Society - PASSED


Saanich Emergency Program

760 Vernon Ave., Saanich

VARPA celebrates 30 years of digital memories.
Click HERE to see our first newsletter.
Click HERE for Vol 1 # 1
Click HERE for photos of a meeting in 2009.


Meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of: January, February, March, April, May, September, October and November. Club information: The name of the society is: Victoria Amateur Radio Packet Association The purposes of the society are: a) To promote the hobby of amateur radio b) To provide education on packet radio technology and other digital modes c) To provide assistance to emergency organizations. Packet is traditionally AX.25 protocol. We operate many different applications using that protocol. Some include APRS, Winlink Express, Nodes. Other digital modes include HF Pactor, etc.. If you are interested in what we do please drop in on one of our meetings as listed above!  Everyone welcome.

AGM: Was held April 15, 2018. Results: President: Larry Joe;   Vice President: Glenn Terrell    Secretary/Treasurer: Paul Johnson Directors: Larry Joe, Glenn Terrell, Ed Gorse, Bruce Allan, Paul Johnson
Meeting Location Map

Park in rear of building but not in "Restricted Parking". Walk around to the front on the North side to the "Sannich Emergency Program" (see diagram below)



 WebAdmin - Ed, VE7ED & Glenn VE7GCT