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Amateur Radio Parity Act Would Not Void “Private Contracts,” ARRL General Counsel Says

ARRL General Counsel Chris Imlay, W3KD, has rebutted assertions, expressed by some, that the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 would represent an unlawful intrusion into “private contracts” and would invalidate architectural limitations and rules regarding the installation of ham radio antennas in residential neighborhoods. Imlay said the argument raised is that no federal…

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Mike's Electronics is closed temporary.

Mike had a medical procedure done and is doing well at home.  Mike request anyone heading out to his store should call Mike’s Electronics at 954 491-7110 first before heading down to his store to find out if he is open for business.


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No More Collins Filters!

They say that Collins will no longer manufacture those wonderful mechanical filters that so many of us love after the immenent, and limited, final production run.  Seems that DSP technology and the concominant ever dropping cost has finally doomed these fine Collins products after over 65 years since their introduction.  In case you are not aware, it takes about 12 weeks…

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FCC Announces Enforcement Bureau Field Office Reorganization Plans

In an Order released July 16, the Commission said it would close 11 of its 24 field offices and relocate three others to nearby FCC-owned sites.

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The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015: Politicians Do Listen, ARRL President Says


ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, said in the July ARRL Legislative Update Newsletter that Washington politicians are paying attention to League members who have contacted lawmakers to urge their…

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