Webinar Helps to Build Ham Community Cohesion, Momentum for HR 4969 – ARRL


Webinar Helps to Build Ham Community Cohesion, Momentum for HR 4969
ARRL
An August 13 webinar on “The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014” — H.R.

Source: www.arrl.org

According to the ARRL, the 13 August 2014 Webinar on “The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014 (H.R. 4969) attracted 450 online participants who wanted to learn more about the bipartisan measure and how they could help get the bill passed.  During the webinar, ARRL General Counsel Chris Imlay (W3KD) and ARRL Hudson Division Director Mike Lisenco (N2YBB) discussed the measure and what it would mean to ARRL members and local communities.  According to Lisenco, getting the bill passed is a matter of building consensus, and he feels that the time to act is now.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Centennial Convention Provides Springboard for “Amateur Radio Parity Act,” HR … – ARRL


Centennial Convention Provides Springboard for “Amateur Radio Parity Act,” HR …

Source: www.arrl.org

The “Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014 (HR.4969)  got a final send off during closing ceremonies of the ARRL National Centennial Convention in Hartford, Connecticut.  The bi-partisan measure would mandate the FCC to extend the “reasonable accommodation” clause of PRB-1 to private land-use restrictions regarding antennas.  Currently, PRB-1 applies only to state and municipal land-use ordinances.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014 could help homeowners erect antennas


The National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL) is asking for immediate grassroots support of H.R.

Source: www.usfra.org

Some more background information on the bipartisan House Resolution known as the “Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014.”  ARRL President Kay Craigie has asked amateur radio operators to support the measure, which could give some relief from restrictive antenna regulation in HOAs and CC & R-controlled housing.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

Amateur Radio Parity Act – ARRL


Amateur Radio Parity Act
ARRL
… HR 4969 – the “Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014” – was introduced into the 113th Congress.

Source: www.arrl.org

ARRL Headquarters is asking amateur radio operators in the United States to support bipartisan House Resolution 4969–the “Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014.”  The measure would mandate that the FCC extend “reasonable” provisions for amateur radio antennas to include “all land use regulation, including deed regulations and restrictive covenants“–better known as HOAs and CC & Rs.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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