[FSG-public] Please Call Senator Bill Nelson ASAP!

Bryan Fields bryan at flscg.org
Thu Nov 12 14:08:29 EST 2015

I got this from the ARRL today and made a call.

This is a big deal as it would apply the same PRB-1 to HOA's and other
associations.  Right now an HOA can prevent all ham radio antennas as it's a
private company not a local government.


> From: "ARRL Members Only Web site" <memberlist at www.arrl.org>
> Date: November 12, 2015 at 1:22:51 PM EST
> Subject: Please Call Senator Bill Nelson ASAP!
> Our people in Washington, D.C. just left Senator Nelson's office and
> reported that he is on the fence about whether to support Senate Bill
> 1685, the Amateur Radio Parity Act (ARPA), or not.
> Senator Nelson is the ranking minority party member on the committee
> and carries a good deal of influence.
> It is URGENT that we barrage the Senator's Washington office with phone
> calls asking for his support of Senate Bill 1685.
> The number to call for Senator Nelson's office is: 202-224-5274
> I just made the call and it will only take a minute or two. When the
> staffer answers, tell them that you would like to ask for Senator
> Nelson's support of Senate Bill 1685, the Amateur Radio Parity Act.
> They will ask you for your zip code, record your support of S. 1685,
> and thank you for contacting them.
> More information on the ARPA can be found at:
> http://www.arrl.org/amateur-radio-parity-act
> Even if you have already sent an email to Senator Nelson, PLEASE make a
> phone call. If you haven't contacted the Florida Senators (both are on
> the committee) as asked for in my email yesterday, please take a couple
> of minutes and do so. If you have already done so—Thank You!
> As always, please send a short email to congress at arrlse.org to let me
> know you made the phone call. That lets us have an idea of the number
> of contacts made. I'll apologize in advance that I won't be able to
> personally respond to the emails, but I will read every single one.
> Please spread this message far and wide to amateurs within Florida.
> Thanks & 73,
> Doug
> K4AC
Bryan Fields, W9CR
Florida Simulcast Group, Inc.

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