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A Call to action for ALL Florida Hams

" a proposed FCC Commissioner has been a sticking point for Senator Nelson (D-FL) which as resulted a hold on ALL telecommunications bills. Unless Senator Nelson can be pursuaded to accomodate other telecommunications bills moving forward, the Amateur Radio Parity Act will die at the end of this Congress.



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Rest in Peace N4LEM

 For those of you who haven't heard the sad news, it is with a heavy heart

that I must inform you of the passing of ASM Ray Kassis, N4LEM.


Ray was a valued member of our SFL Section management team as


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Hamfest Postponed

Hi Everyone,


Due to the potential effects from Hurricane Matthew, the Florida State

Convention held in conjunction with the Melbourne Hamfest, has been

postponed to Friday/Saturday, October 21st and 22nd. Should you have

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Action Needed to contact our Senators

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…

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US House of Representatives passed HR 1301

the US House of Representatives passed HR 1301 late this afternoon. It is now up to the US Senate  to pass an identical Bill (S-???). More info as story develops.

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