- Membership is open to any FCC-licensed amateur radio operator resident in the
state of Georgia.
- Voting membership requires being current with club dues and attending at least 2
club meetings each year.
- Club dues are currently $30.00 and are collected during the regularly scheduled
- The club may levy a special assessment to further the club’s activities. That
special assessment shall not exceed $30.00.
- New members are introduced to the club at the regularly scheduled meetings,
and added to the club roll by a 2/3 vote of members in attendance.
- Members are only removed from the club by a 2/3 vote of members in
attendance at the regularly scheduled meeting.
- Treasurer – insures the security of all club assets and monies. Has signatory
authority for bank accounts. Performs all bank transactions and makes
payments and collections as required. Delivers a bank statement and reports on
the finances at each club meeting. Maintains a list of club equipment and is
keeper of the official constitution and by-laws.
- Technologist – insures the club maintains an awareness of state-of-the-art
processes in amateur radio. Introduces new technology and new developments
to the club. Schedules guest speakers at club events and
meetings. Recommends investment in new technology.
- Operations Specialist – responsible for all operations at the radio/tower
site. Insures the site is safe, well maintained, appropriate for the needs of the
club. Maintains UHF/VHF radio repeaters. Recommends improvements or
additions to the radio/tower site and club equipment.
- Regulatory Specialist – responsible for club compliance with all regulations
promulgated by local, state, and federal organizations. Cultivates and maintains
a relationship with those agencies.
- Public Relations Director – responsible for nurturing the club’s image in the
community and on social media. Serves as liaison to local news outlets,
maintains the club’s social media sites/pages, and is the official spokesperson for
- VEC Coordinator – chairs the VEC sub-committee and is liaison to the FCC,
ARRL and W5YI for all matters pertaining to licensing exams.
- Outreach Director – proposes and plans for club outreach
opportunities. Liaison to service agencies and organizations such as ARES,
ARRL, GEMA, GHA, and other public service organizations.
- The club may appoint standing committees or special committees as deemed
necessary. Standing committees serve indefinitely and special committees serve
for a pre-determined period.
- Standing committees include, but are not limited to, Tower Site Committee, VEC
Committee, Hospital Committee, Antenna Committee, and Outreach Committee.
- Committees provide regular updates at the monthly club meetings.
- Committees are empowered to act on behalf of the club provided such action is
within their scope of work, does not violate the constitution and by-laws, and is
reported at subsequent club meetings.