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ARRL AFFILIATED CLUBS – COLORADO

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  1. 285 Techconnect Radio Club
  2. Arkansas Valley ARC
  3. Arvada Radio Group
  4. Aurora Repeater Association
  5. BARC Junior
  6. Big Sandy Amateur Radio Club
  7. Boulder Amateur Radio Club
  8. Castle Rock Repeater Group
  9. Cherry Creek Young Amateur Radio Club
  10. Colorado QRP Club
  11. Colorado Traffic League
  12. Denver Radio Club
  13. Denver Radio League
  14. Disaster Emergency Response Association
  15. Estes Valley Amateur Radio Club
  16. Fort Collins CW
  17. Grand Mesa Contesters of Colorado
  18. Grand Mesa Repeater Association
  19. Indian Peaks Radio Club
  20. Longmont Amateur Radio Club
  21. Mile High DX Association
  22. Mobile Amateur Radio Award Club
  23. Montrose Amateur Radio Club
  24. Mountain Amateur Radio Club
  25. Northern Colorado Amateur Radio Club 
  26. Park County Radio Club
  27. Parker Radio Association
  28. Pikes Peak FM Association
  29. Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association
  30. Pueblo Ham Club
  31. Pueblo West Amateur Radio Club
  32. Radops of El Jabel Shrine
  33. Rocky Mountain Ham Radio
  34. Royal Gorge Amateur Radio Club
  35. Ski Country Amateur Radio Club
  36. Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Radio Association
  37. Viasat Amateur Radio Alliance – Denver
  38. Weld Amateur Radio Society
  39. Western Colorado Amateur Radio Club
  40. Wyoming/Colorado Amateur Radio Club

Clubs Not Renewed or Updated as of October 2019:

  1. Chaffee Lake Amateur Repeater Assn
  2. Colorado School of Mines Amateur Radio Club
  3. Colorado Council of Amateur Radio Clubs
  4. Colorado State University ARC
  5. Cortez Radio Club
  6. Denver Area Council of Boys Scouts ARC
  7. Loveland Repeater Association
  8. HamCon Colorado
  9. North Jeffco Amateur Radio League
  10. Rocky Mountain Radio League

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The ARRL COLORADO AFFILIATED CLUB COORDINATOR is: 

Wayne W. Heinen, NØPOH

ARRL Affiliated Club Coordinator Responsibilities

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Clubs: $$ – Make FREE MONEY simply by signing up ARRL members – $$

Did you know that your ARRL-affiliated club can make money by helping hams join or renew their ARRL membership?  The ARRL Club Commission Program is one of many benefits extended to ARRL-affiliated clubs.

ARRL Affiliated Clubs receive a commission for every new ARRL membership or renewal they submit to ARRL Headquarters. Clubs can retain $15 for each new membership or lapsed membership of two years or more (a new member being defined as any individual who has never been a member of ARRL or any individual who has not retained a membership for two or more calendar years prior to the application submission).  Clubs can also retain $2 for each renewal (a renewing member can renew at any time, even before their current membership term expires).

For example, if ten hams join ARRL via your club, along with ten others who renew, your club would pocket $170.  All for simply collecting your club members’ applications and forwarding them to ARRL.  This is a great way to generate cash for an upcoming club project/event while also growing ARRL’s membership.

Tapping into the financial benefit of the Club Commission Program is easy: If you are a member of an ARRL-affiliated club, work with your club’s leadership to develop a recruitment/renewal drive that encourages fellow members to join or renew their ARRL membership through your from now on.

Click here for the specific Affiliated ARRL Club Membership Application form for use in the ARRL Club Commission Program.

For more information about this unique program, visit

http://www.arrl.org/affiliated-club-benefits or send an e-mail to clubs@arrl.org

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The Last Word

We’ve all heard a lot about the role of social media in helping with PR efforts. But how much have we embraced the new communications strategies in our own clubs? With the age of the average Amateur Radio operator on the rise, a lot of discussion has been given to how to get new blood in the hobby for several years now. Have we been using the most effective way to reach out? My answer would be a resounding “no.”

If you’re looking to promote your club or group to a younger demographic, you have to speak their language. That means using social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. Even Facebook is becoming quaintly outdated within some segments of twenty-somethings. Twitter, however, is rock-solid and full of life, youth and vitality. It is the communications marketing tool of choice for big businesses, start-ups, non-profits, media outlets, local clubs and organizations of all sizes and interests, and most definitely adults in the 20-40 age range.

Does all of this sound like Greek to you? Guess what: newspapers and TV are quickly becoming Greek to this demographic. If you want to expand your club base, let local media know how you are being of service to your community and communicate effectively to the Next Generation of hams, you have to speak their language and use their medium. If you’re a completely unfamiliar with social media, here’s a link to get you started

Most of us got into Amateur Radio because of a desire to experiment with technology and communicate. You can still do that as part of your PR effort; the method has simply mutated. Embrace the experimenter in you and learn something new; fresh, youthful blood in your club and our hobby is the reward.

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