WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #20-39
GOVERNOR DESANTIS PROCLAIMS AMATEUR RADIO WEEK IN FLORIDA
On Monday June 22, 2020, Florida Governor Ron Desantis signed a proclamation declaring the week of June 22-28, 2020 to be Amateur Radio Week in the State of Florida. Governor Desantis recognized in his proclamation that amateur radio provides communications to emergency managers during and after disasters, amateur radio provides services to emergency response organizations, and that amateur radio operators provide service as SKYWARN spotters for the National Weather Service. Governor Desantis also recognized the longevity of amateur radio and that it provides “…a bridge between people, societies, and countries by creating friendships and sharing ideas…” The declaration recognized ARRL Field Day that will take place on Saturday June 27, 2020 and Sunday June 28, 2020.
For a PDF copy of the proclamation you may view it at http://arrlwcf.org/download/wcfpresser/Florida_Amateur-Radio-Week_2020.pdf.