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Charging Fees for MMD
By Jeffrey Borinsky

My vote is for voluntary contributions but with two suggestions.

1.  We need a mild personal reminder each year.  I hope that this could
be automated and sent separately from the Digest itself.  And repeated
until we pay up.  I am as delinquent as anyone in not paying until I am
specifically reminded.

2.  Now that credit card facilities have been withdrawn it makes sending
$30 from outside the USA very uneconomic.

I am well aware of the costs of charge card facilities.  As treasurer
of the British Vintage Wireless Society I have just set up charge card
facilities for the benefit of non-UK members.  We were charged GBP200
initial setup fee, plus 5% of transactions or GBP20 per month whichever
is the greater.  We are passing on the 5% charge to overseas members.
It is still cheaper for them than a sterling bank draft.

Curiously, it would have cost us more for electronic charge card
facilities than the simple manual ones that we have.

Jeffrey Borinsky

(Message sent Thu 15 Feb 2001, 08:13:00 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

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