Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society



The Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is affiliated to RAFARS (4195)



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Aims of the Society

The aims of the Society are to promote and foster amateur radio activities within the Royal Air Force and, through Amateur Radio, to maintain and foster the close bonds that exist between radio amateurs who are serving in the Royal Air Force and those who have retired from, or have close links with, the Royal Air Force.

Are you eligible to join RAFARS?

Corporate Members

You may join as a Corporate Member if:
You are serving or have served with the RAF or one of it's Reserves or You are, or have been, a Civilian employed by the Ministry of defence (Air) or You are an Officer, Cadet or Instructor in the Air Training Corps or the Royal Air Force section of the Combined Cadet Force.

Associate Membership

You may join as an Associate Member if:
You are, or have been, connected with a Commonwealth, NATO or Allied Air Force in either a serving or a civilian capacity or You do not qualify for Corporate membership but, nevertheless, wish to assist the Society in achieving its published Aims.

Family Membership

Family membership is available to 2 or more members residing at the same address.
Only one copy of each issue of any publication will be sent to a family address.

Student Membership

You may join as a Student Member if:
If you can provide proof that you are in receipt of full-time Education or Training.
Student membership may be continued after the first year if proof of continued student status can be provided.

Associate Membership and Student Membership is subject to approval by RAFARS Council.