Pay Your B.A.R.S. Membership Dues
Our yearly membership period is from January 1 through December 31.
Lifetime memberships are also available. Dues are as follows:
Hams Over 62 Years Old: $15/yr*; $225 Lifetime
Handicapped per FCC Rules: $15/yr*; $225 Lifetime
All Other Hams: $25/yr**; $375 Lifetime
Additional Family Membership: $5/yr
Associate Non-Ham/Non-Voting: $5/yr
Under 18 Years Old: No Cost***
* Pro-rated: $11 May 1-Jul 15; $7 Jul 16-Oct 15, $3.50 Oct 16-Dec 31
** Pro-rated: $18 May 1-Jul 15; $12 Jul 16-Oct 15, $6 Oct 16-Dec 31
*** Must hold an amateur radio license for full membership; non-hams do not have voting privileges.
Full membership requires applicant to hold an amateur radio license.
Non-hams do not have voting privileges.
Payments made using our website are intended for those making full-year payments from January 1 through April 30. There are no options provided for pro-rated dues after May 1. If you are joining B.A.R.S. after May 1, we recommend paying by check or cash, in person, at a monthly meeting or club event.
* A fee of 2.9% + 30 cents is added to your payment.This is what we pay to use PayPal. The 2.9% fee is listed as tax; the 30 cents is listed as shipping.
IF YOU ARE NOT YET A MEMBER: Please download and fill out a B.A.R.S. Membership Application and mail it to the address at the top of the form or bring it to a monthly meeting or club event.
Lifetime Membership dues should be paid via check or cash only to avoid the 2.9% PayPal fee.