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Scott Parker K7LU

Sep 13, 2018, 8:40:53 AM9/13/18
Back in ancient times, BYUARC handled all matters of signing up members and collecting dues internally. In those days, while it was at times controversial, we did have a few members from the outside community that were not students, staff or faculty.  I was told that nowadays, because all club memberships are processed online through BYUSA, only current students and university employees are eligible.

However, today I was playing with the process for joining the club, just to see how far I could get.  And guess what: Apparently you don't have to be current.  All you have to have is a BYU account.  I was able to fill in all the forms.  Then I came to the payment interface.  What the heck....might as well give it a try.  And sure enough, it even took my money, whereupon BYUSA issued me the following e-mail. via 

2:59 PM (4 hours ago)
to sparker
Receipt Number: 8245889
Gateway Web
Current Date: 09/12/2018

Description                                                               Amount
BYUSA - Amateur Radio Club                                                 $5.00
                                                            Total          $5.00
Payments Received                                                         Amount
Web Credit Cards                                                           $5.00
     American Express XXXXXXXXXXX1009
     Authorization # 283456
                                                            Total          $5.00
Thank you for the payment.

So, the question is, am I in?  Am I now, once again, an official BYUARC club member?  Or am I excluded by rule? (And if the latter is the case, can I get my 5 bucks back?)

In any case, I used my own account and all the info entered was legit, so I don't think I can be labeled a hacker.

73 DE K7LU

Brent Smith

Sep 13, 2018, 12:03:14 PM9/13/18
BYUARC has a exception that allows older alumni as members but you can not be an officer.
As far as I know you are in.

Brent Smith
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