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GRARA Membership Information

Anybody interested in the exciting hobby of Amateur Radio is invited to join the Grand Rapids Amateur Radio Association. There are four classes of membership:

Full Membership: Full membership costs $25/year and is open to licensed Amateur Radio operators. Full members may run for a GRARA elected officer position and may vote on Club business.

Spouse/Family Membership: One spouse or an immediate adult family member of a Full member may apply for Spouse/Family membership at no cost. A member of this type, who is a licensed Amateur Radio operator, has all of the privileges of a Full member.

Senior Membership: Dues for members 70 and over are $15/year. Senior members have the same privileges as Full members.

Youth Membership: A licensed Amateur Radio operator under the age of 18 years old may apply for Youth membership at no cost. Youth members have all of the privileges of Full members, except they may not run for the elected positions of President, Vice President, or Treasurer.

New Ham Membership: A newly licensed Amateur Radio operator may apply for New Ham membership at no cost. A New Ham member has all of the privileges of a Full member. Free New Ham membership lasts 12 months.

Associate Membership: A non-licensed individual may apply for Associate membership. Adult Associate memberships cost $25/year. Associate members may not vote and may not hold office.

Our membership form is available here in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Please fill out this form and bring it to a GRARA meeting or mail it, with your check or money order made out to the Grand Rapids Amateur Radio Association to PO Box 3282; Grand Rapids, MI 49501-3282. Please do not send cash through the mail. Cash or check will be accepted at GRARA meetings.

ARRL Membership Information

If you are interested in joining or renewing your membership to the American Radio Relay League, please fill out this form. Bring it to a meeting or send it to the above address. Make your check out to the Grand Rapids Amateur Radio Association -- GRARA will send in these forms once a month. You may include your ARRL dues with your GRARA dues in a single check, if you wish. If you join the ARRL through this method, GRARA will receive a $15 rebate from the ARRL. For renewals, GRARA will receive a $2 rebate.

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