You can join the PAPA System as a Guest Member for a free 45-day “test drive”. At the end of your 45 days, if you wish to continue using the PAPA System, please sign up for a Full Membership. Of course you may sign up for a Full Membership at any time before then if you find the PAPA System suits you.

Remember, with a Full Membership annual recurring subscription, there is no need to worry about forgetting to renew or mailing in dues.

When you join, you’ll have access to members-only pages, including code plugs. Please use the section below to Join PAPA today. Please use your CALL SIGN (UPPER CASE) as your Username. If you pay using the on-line form, your membership payment will be recorded immediately.

Alternatively, you can send a check to PAPA System, P. O. Box 373, San Marcos, CA 92079-0373. Please put your callsign and “Full Membership” on the memo line. Full Membership is $125/year. If you send a check, please allow several weeks for manual processing.

Guest Membership grants you 45 days of free access to the PAPA System website and repeaters.

After 45 days please upgrade to Full Membership if you wish to continue to use the PAPA System.

Please use your CALL SIGN (UPPER CASE) as your Username.

The price for membership is $0.00 now.

Membership expires after 45 Days.

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PAPA System Terms of Use

PAPA is a wide-area Amateur Radio system serving Southern California. As a Member, you are an ambassador of the PAPA System specifically and Amateur Radio in general. You have an obligation to conduct yourself on-air in a manner which reflects good Amateur Radio etiquette and according to the guidelines of the PAPA System and the following Terms of Use.

As a condition of joining the PAPA System you acknowledge and agree to the following Terms of Use:

  • You agree to:
    • Identify your station in accordance with FCC regulations.
    • Pause between transmissions to allow others access to the repeater system.
    • Break for emergency traffic.
    • Be welcoming and respectful to all amateurs on the System.
    • Refrain from conversations regarding politics or religion.
    • Not talk negatively about individuals or organizations at any time.
    • Only engage in conversation appropriate for the general public.
    • Maintain civility and refrain from offensive language.
    • Always uphold the best traditions of the Amateur Radio Service.
  • You have read and will abide by the PAPA System Smooth Operator best practices guide and the ARRL Amateur Radio Code of Conduct. You have read the PAPA System Privacy Policy.

Failure to operate in compliance with the above Terms of Use may result in the revocation of your membership in the PAPA System.

You can also pay using one of these buttons, however you will need to allow a week for processing before your payment is applied on the website: