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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, October 21st., 2018

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

NOTE! This meeting will be an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) as defined by the Society Act.
Agenda Items to follow but will include:

Motion to dissolve the Society
Motion to determine distribution of funds on hand
In the event that the first motion fails, the second motion will not be voted on but an alternate motion will be presented:
Motion to set annual dues

There is normally some new gadget to see....


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