Join us:  

Dues for 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 family membership. 

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.

To join the Athens Radio Club, please fill out an ARC 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 e-mail.


NETS: Several nets use the ARC repeater: 146.745 (-) PL 123.0.

On Thursday evenings an informal 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)

See the Net Info page for more information.


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 123.0. 




Updated 12/20/2017