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The Northern California Packet Association is a committee of packet special interest representatives and individuals interested in digital communications formed to foster the digital communication modes of amateur radio in northern California. Our goals are:

Digital Band Plans

Overall Band Plans

Station Listings (any packet station maybe registered here)

NCPA Officers and Members

Packet Special Interest Groups: BBS, DX Spotting, Emergency Packet, etc.

Meeting announcements

How to join

About that petition to the FCC -- definition of a repeater

NCPA Downlink (newsletter archives)

Agreement between NCPA and NARCC (pdf file)

Other packet links of interest

NCPA Constitution &áBylaws

Questions or comments? Contact Gary Mitchell, WB6YRU,

Last updated: Dec. 26, 2012