WHAT DOES RARA DO

Our club members are involved in many activities in our community and in various capacities including FCC license (VE) testing, repeater and emergency communications.

 

 

 

 

 

OUR NEXT CLUB MEETING

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 7pm
Meeting will be dedicated to finalizing plans for the upcoming Field Day
OSF St. Anthony Med Center (downstairs Foundation Room).

New website section....
RARA Program Meeting Notes
Videos, Powerpoint Files and PDF's
From Speakers at RARA Club Meetings

 

 

 

HOW TO JOIN RARA

If you would like to join the Rockford Amateur Radio Association, please complete the fillable pdf membership form (below) using your keyboard, save the pdf and then attach to an email and send to w9axdrara@gmail.com. You may also mail it (with the membership fee payment) to the address on the application or bring the form with your payment to the meeting and give to the treasurer. Click Here for the form.

 

 

JOIN RARA ON FACEBOOK

Enjoy up-to-date club information along with some great interaction with our club members. Join and like RARA Facebook page today! Click Here

 

 

 

 

RARA VIDEOS

Great how-to videos, videos of club meetings and general fun with ham radio. Click Here to see the list of RARA videos.

 

 

 

REPEATERS & NETS

Thanks to our Repeater Committee we now have a new Yaesu System Fusion Digital / Analog repeater operating at both repeater sites. 146.610 MHz or 147.000 MHz

RARA Repeater Code of Conduct: Please read this before using our repeaters. Click Here

Weekly Nets: Click Here to see a list of local nets.

Local Repeater List: Click Here to see a list of local repeaters.

 

MISSION

A member association with a common interest of public service to the community through Amateur Radio.

Click Here for general information about RARA

NEW OR OLD TO THE HOBBY
AND NEED HELP?

Click here for help.

Handout cards are available - Help a fellow Ham. If you don't have the information they need RARA can help find a Ham who can. Grab a few at the next RARA meeting.