[amsat-bb] Fwd: [The Weekly DX] 70cm is SAFE!!!
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Sat May 21 08:30:15 PDT 2011
From: bernie at dailydx.com
To: dailydx at kkn.net, weeklydx at kkn.net
Sent: 5/21/2011 3:16:20 P.M. GMT Standard Time
Subj: [The Weekly DX] 70cm is SAFE!!!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2011, Massapequa Park, NY - A delegation of Amateur Radio operators
from the Long Island / New York City area met this morning with Congressman
Peter T. King (R-NY) to discuss his recent proposed legislation, HR 607,
its impact on Amateur Radio.
Congressman King said that he fully understands and appreciates the
importance of Amateur Radio and the service it provides to the community,
and that he would see to the modification of the bill so that the 420 -
band would be excluded from the spectrum to be auctioned. The delegation
Mike Lisenco, N2YBB, ARRL Section Manager for New York City / Long Island
Peter Portanova, WB2OQQ, NLI Local Government Liaison (LGL), George Tranos,
N2GA, NLI State Government Liaison (SGL), and Jim Mezey, W2KFV, NLI ARES
Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC).
"The Congressman went on to explain that it was never his intention to
the 70 centimeter band from Amateur use. He further asked us to `get the
out' and inform the Amateur Radio community that 70 centimeters is not in
Lisenco, Mezey and Tranos spoke about the importance of Amateur Radio
communications while Portanova, who is also the local AMSAT
satellite and other amateur use of the 70 centimeter band.
The Congressman was very receptive to the group, who also extended an
attend Field Day locations in his District.
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