All membership fees are considered as donations (contributions) and are used towards the cost of operating this website, network peripheral equipment, and other related expenses. No profit is made by anyone through the collection of these donations.
The actual repeaters are NOT owned by the group, but are personally owned by various members. You do not have to pay to use any of the repeaters on this system. If you choose to not financially support this group, you can choose the Essential Member option instead.
This is in accordance with FCC Guidelines pertaining to payments being accepted for GMRS usage. §95.1705 Individual licenses required; eligibility; who may operate; cooperative use. Section f, subsection 3, item ii which states: “On a non-profit basis, with contributions to capital and operating expenses including the cost of mobile stations and paging receivers prorated equitably among all participants;”[wppb-register form_name=”supporting-membership”]