RARC Dues Schedule

Membership Classes

The RARC bylaws defines two membership classes.

  1. Full Membership
    Open to all licensed radio amateurs and those actively engaged in a class leading to an amateur radio license.
  2. Associate Membership
    Open to all other persons who are interested in supporting and promoting the purposes and activities of the club.

Membership Types

For each of the two membership classes, the following membership types and dues are defined.

Membership Type Annual Dues
Individual $ 25.00
Family $ 35.00
$   5.00

Mail a check or money order for the dues amount to: Rochester Amateur Radio Club, Inc., P.O. Box 1, Rochester, MN 55903-0001 or you can use PayPal.

New Member Discounts for Individuals and Families

A dues discount is available to new individuals and families who join the club after the first quarter of the calendar year. A new member who joins during the second quarter (April through June) receives a $5 dues discount. The dues discount when joining during the third quarter (July through September) is $10. Former club members who have let their membership lapse for two or more consecutive years are also eligible for the mid-year dues discounts when renewing their membership.

The following table summarizes the RARC membership dues for new and renewing members. The dues amount is dependent on the month that the member joins the club.

Membership Type 1Q
(Jan - Mar)
(Apr - Jun)
(Jul - Sep)
(Oct - Dec)
Individual $25 $20 $15 $25
Family $35 $30 $25 $35
Student $ 5
$ 5
$ 5
$ 5

1. New member dues paid during the fourth quarter of the calendar year grants that member next year's membership.

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Last update: May 7, 2012