WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #57
SENATE COMMITTEE TO TAKE UP THE AMATEUR RADIO PARITY ACT THIS WEEK
The Senate version of the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015, S. 1685, most likely will come up in committee for a vote next week. Both of our Florida Senators are on the committee and we need to have as many emails or phone calls made to them requesting their support for the Bill as possible. Please contact Senator Nelson and Senator Rubio today by telephone or e-mail with the following simple message: “I’m a constituent and an amateur radio operator. I am calling to urge the Senator to support S. 1685, the Amateur Radio Parity Act, when it comes up for a vote in committee on November 18th. Thank you.”
Here is the contact information for Senator Bill Nelson and Senator Marco Rubio:
Senator Nelson: https://www.billnelson.senate.gov/contact-bill (Select “Telecommunications” for the issue and type “S. 1685, the Amateur Radio Parity Act” for the subject). Phone Number if you prefer to call: 202-224-5274
Senator Rubio: http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact (Select “Telecommunications” for the topic and type “S. 1685, the Amateur Radio Parity Act” for the subject). Phone Number if you prefer to call: 202-224-3041
Please forward this to ALL Florida amateurs ASAP, including club reflectors. Let Doug Rehman K4AC, our Division Director know if you send an email or call by emailing Doug K4AC at email@example.com. Copying your comments to the Senators on the form and pasting them into the email to firstname.lastname@example.org would be especially appreciated.
For the latest information on the Amateur Radio Parity Act you may go to http://arrl.org/amateur-radio-parity-act. Thanks to Doug Rehman K4AC for the contents of this press release