A member association with a common interest of public service to the community through Amateur Radio.
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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.
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
Great how-to videos, videos of club meetings and general fun with ham radio. Click Here to see the list of RARA videos.
HOW TO JOIN RARA
If you would like to join the Rockford Amateur Radio Association, please fill out our membership request form and mail it (with the membership fee payment) to the address shown. If you would like to join at our next meeting fill out the form, and bring the form with your payment to the meeting and see our treasurer. Click Here for the form.
1981-1985, 2003-2005, 2006-2010, 2011-2015, 2016-2020, 2021-2025, 2026-2030, 2031-2035
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.
OUR NEXT CLUB MEETING
In-Person Club Meetings are sporadic.
Please contact us for a link to our monthly online meetings on Google Meet.
New website section....
RARA Program Meeting Notes
Videos, Powerpoint Files and PDF's
From Speakers at RARA Club Meetings
NEW OR OLD TO THE HOBBY
AND NEED 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.