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
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…
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.
The US House of Representatives will consider the Amateur Radio Parity Act, H.R. 1301, under a suspension of the rules on Monday, September 12. A suspension of the rules is a legislative procedure used to quickly pass non-controversial bills.
Two incumbent Section Managers were declared re-elected in balloted elections that concluded on August 23, when ballots were counted at ARRL Headquarters.
In Minnesota, incumbent SM Skip Jackson, KS0J, of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, received 452 votes to 396 for challenger…