We are excited that you are interested in becoming a member of the Cochise Amateur Radio Association! There are a couple of easy ways in which you can become a member of CARA. If you want to do things old-school, you can come by the clubhouse sometime and apply and pay for your membership in person. You can also download the membership application and send it in to the our post office box (more information on this is towards the bottom of this page). Or, alternatively, you can fill out the form on this page and pay for your membership online, with PayPal.

Membership Fees

Annual Membership Dues
Full Privileges
Full (student) $25
Nonvoting / No Office
Associate (student)$15

* For new members, there is a $15 initiation fee.
Life Membership Dues
ageone-time fee
≤ 30$480
If you are already a member of CARA and would like to renew, you can do so by filling out the form below (select renewal). Best of all, you can even pay by PayPal after you submit the application!

Online Membership Application

Enter your FCC-issued amateur call sign here; if you are not yet licensed, please email the secretary before proceeding.
*this class is not currently issued by the FCC. If you select this class, please double-check your license.
Enter the expiration date of your FCC license. For example: 02/13/2046 or 13 Feb 46. The key here is that the secretary should be able to figure out what date this is.
Street Address
ZIP Code
For club communications. We will not sell or otherwise give out your E-mail address without your permission.
Home, Cell, or Business. Please use area code and number followed by what type of phone it is.
If applying for a family membership, please type each family member's name and callsign, one per each line. For example, a line might read: Tom Riddle, W7LVM.

Apply/Renew via Postal Mail

If you would like to join or renew by mail, please fill download and print the membership form and send a check or money order to the CARA post office box.  Checks/money orders should be written to Cochise Amateur Radio Association. The mailing address for submitting membership paperwork the old-school way should be sent to:

Cochise Amateur Radio Association
P.O. Box 1855
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

The application can be downloaded at this link: Membership Application (PDF)


Thank you for your interest in the Cochise Amateur Radio Association's governing documentation. Here, you can find the organization's Constitution, By-Laws, and Standing Rules. They are available for download by clicking on the links below:

Should there be any questions or difficulties downloading these documents, please feel free to contact the secretary at