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Desert RATS Membership

The Desert R.A.T.S. invites YOU to join us at our meetings. Participate in Monday NET night and join the Desert R.A.T.S. DESERT RADIO TRANSMITTING SOCIETY. The purpose of the club is to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism, including individual operating efficiency; to conduct club programs and activities; to advance general interest in amateur radio in the community, all in a fun and social way. We especially invite non Hams or new Hams to see what this hobby is all about! By paying dues you help keep our Repeater in good operating condition and the Desert R.A.T.S. Club developing. Membership is not necessary to come to our meetings.

Palm Springs Fire Department Training Center
3000 E. Alejo Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92262

WHEN: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7PM sharp

NET: EACH MONDAY @ 7:00 PM on 146.940 – PL 107.2

Constitution and By-Laws of the club – This opens in a new window

Membership FAQ.

Who should apply?
Any active amateur radio operator living in the Coachella Valley or a Snowbird visiting.

How do I apply?
Complete steps 1 or 2 or 3 below.

How much does Membership Cost?
$15.00 per person — an additional $5.00 per person in the same family.

We now have a lifetime membership option for a $150.00 per person. Click here to be taken to the Lifetime Membership Signup.

Due January 1 to keep in good standing. Most renew memberships between November 1 and December 31.

To Join you can do one of the following:

1. Click on the Rats_Membership link and fill out the form and bring it to the meeting or mail it in with a check for the total.

Rats_MembershipForm to mail in

Mail the form to
The Desert Rats
P.O. Box 1167
Palm Springs, CA 92263-1167

2. Fill out the Membership form and pay via PayPal.

3. Fill out the Lifetime Membership form and pay via PayPal. This is per person.