Big Island ARRL News, 27 July 2017, 15:10 hrs, UTC, Post #271.

Source:  E-mail from Rick Roderick (K5UR), President, ARRL.


Rick Roderick, (K5UR), the President of the ARRL, is asking radio amateurs to contact their Senators, urging them to support The Amateur Radio Parity Act (S 1534).  It’s important that this important act of legislation move forward to President Donald Trump.

I’ve included Rick’s complete message as part of this post.  He gives you a link which will facilitate the process.

“Dear ARRL member,
I am writing to you today because we are at a crossroad in our efforts to obtain passage of The Amateur Radio Parity Act.
Our legislative efforts scored a major victory in our campaign when The Amateur Radio Parity Act, S. 1534 now moves to the Senate, where we need every Senator to approve the bill.  This is the companion Bill to H.R. 555, which passed in the House of Representatives in January.
You are one of over 730,000 licensed Amateur Radio Operators living in the United States.  Many of you already live in deed-restricted communities, and that number grows daily.
•       If you want to have effective outdoor antennas but are not currently allowed to do so by your Home Owner’s Association, SEND THESE EMAILS TODAY!!
•       If you already have outdoor antennas, but want to support your fellow hams, SEND THESE EMAILS TODAY!!
•       If you want to preserve your ability to install effective outdoor antennas on property that you own, SEND THESE EMAILS TODAY!!
We need you to reach out to your Senators TODAY!  Right away.
Help us in the effort.  Please go to this linked website and follow the prompts:
Thank you.
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Rick Roderick, K5UR
ARRL – The national association for Amateur Radio®”
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Aloha es 73 de
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