membership in the Athens Radio Club are just $30 per year for
an individual and $35 per year for a family membership.
For seniors 65 and older,
dues are $25 per year for an individual or $30 for a
For college students, dues are $15 per year.
For high school and
younger licensees that are not under a family
membership, dues will be waived.
For those who
participate in an Amateur Radio exam session and earn an
initial license, they will receive either the current
year's membership free if during the first six months of
the calendar year, or until the end of the following
year if during the last six months of the calendar year.
For existing members who upgrade their licenses,
they will receive a free club membership for the
following calendar year.
join the Athens Radio Club, please fill out an
membership form and bring it to a
meeting or mail it along with your dues payment to
Athens Radio Club, P. O. Box 782, Athens, GA 30603-0782.
For additional information, contact us via
NETS: Several nets
use the ARC repeater [146.745- MHz - PL 123.0].
On Thursday evenings an
Rag Chew Roundtable meets at 8:00 PM local time, prior
to the ARES net, for the purpose
of giving operators an opportunity to learn operating
skills and for general discussions..
On Thursday evenings,
Clarke County ARES conducts a training net with a focus
on emergency communications. The net meets at 8:30
PM local time. For more information, contact Ed
Rollor (e-mail),Amateur Radio Emergency Service® Emergency
Coordinator for Clarke County.
Meetings: The Athens
Radio Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at the
Institue for Disaster Management's Emergency Operations
Training Center at the UGA School of Health Sciences
Campus located at 105 Bowstrom Rd., Athens, GA.
The meetings start at 7:30 PM local time with talk-in
available beforehand on the ARC 2 meter repeater on 146.745- MHz - PL
NOTE: At 6:30 before the ARC meetings there are either VE (FCC exam) sessions on even-numbered months, or ARES meetings on odd-numbered months.