Rochester Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
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Rochester Hamfest



Membership Has Its Privileges!


(Please note that the meeting date in the video is been updated to the first Wednesday of the month.)


RaRa membership is open to anyone and everyone, whether or not you hold a valid Amateur Radio Operators License. First and foremost, we are a social organization, focused on providing educational opportunities and performing public service through Amateur Radio and associated technologies.

Benefits of Membership:

  • Free admission to our exclusive Members Only Auction in November.
  • Free admission, food, and drink at our summer picnic and winter cabin party. - It's fun for your whole family!
  • Free amateur radio licensing courses.
  • Free amateur radio license testing.
  • Monthly newsletter: The RaRa Rag
  • Free classified advertising in the newsletter.
  • Monthly meetings featuring an educational and entertaining presentation by a guest speaker.
  • Monthly socials - a great opportunity to meet your friends, and make new ones!
  • Annual club banquet
  • Members earn "points" that are redeemable towards a variety of rewards.
  • Save $15.00 when you join the ARRL. (click for details)

To Join RaRa:

To Renew Your Current RaRa Membership:

Annual RaRa Membership Fees:

Regular $15.00
Senior  (65+) $10.00
Student (-22) FREE
Associate (unlicensed) $10.00
Family (each add'l member) $5.00
Life $300.00
Life (65+) $200.00


Please Note: All memberships expire on September 30th. Unless otherwise specified by RaRa at the time of joining, new members who join during the year will pay the full fee for their membership class and will be entitled membership for the remainder of that membership year. Membership fees are NOT prorated. New members who join mid-year will receive membership points to offset the partial year they receive for their membership dues. These points can be used in several ways, including to reduce the cost of renewal for the next year. Current or recent members who are renewing late will not be entitled to any membership points. For more information, contact the club's membership secretary in person, via phone, radio, or email.

Consider Joining ARRL Too!

Click here for the ARRL Membership link.

Last revised: 03/04/21 07:05 PM

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