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British Columbia Frequency Modulation Communications Association

Membership Info

Membership to the BCFMCA is open to all. Your membership dues and donations provide us with the essential funds to operate and maintain radio equipment for the enjoyment of all licensed amateur radio enthusiasts. Without your continued support, the BCFMCA would have a lot of difficulty existing today.

An annual membership to the BCFMCA costs $30.00 CAD and provides radio amateurs with the following benefits:

  • Supports our VHF/UHF FM repeaters with wide-area coverage of Southwestern British Columbia and parts of Washington State. See coverage maps.
  • Suports our VHF FM packet repeater.
  • Supports our VHF FM repeater with wide-area coverage of the Nicola Valley and Greater Merritt area, (VE7IRN).
  • Access to our telephone autopatch system:
      An autopatch system for the southwestern BC. This autopatch lets you make calls from wherever you can work the repeater to ANY number in the following area codes: 604, 778, 250, 235, 672 (BC); 360, 206, 425, 253 (Western Washington).

  • Access to a current electronic copy of the BCFMCA Membership Roster
  • Support for emergency backup communications for the Lower Mainland.
  • Access to the IRLP gateway to connect VE7RPT to repeaters around the world.
  • Access to the D-STAR internet gateway on our ICOM D-STAR digital repeater system.
  • Access to the AllStarLink Hub to connect VE7RPT and VE7IRN to repeaters around the world.
  • *** Note Membership dues are considered ineligible for a tax receipt. Only donations exceeding $25.00 will be issued a tax receipt

Click here to join now!

    Renewing? Click the Join Now link above and follow our PDF renewal guide: BCFMCA_M_Renewal_Guide_2022-12-17A.pdf

    Payment methods accepted:

  • Visa/Amex/Mastercard credit cards - Via Stripe payment processing
  • Cheque - Complete the electronic form and mail in the cheque and a copy of the invoice
  • eTransfer - Complete the electronic form and then submit payment via your bank

  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding your membership application Contact Us