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Legislative Update. Bob Conder K4RLC State Government Liaison. Purpose of SGL. Monitor Legislature for bills that could help or hurt Amateur Radio Introduce Legislation for Ham radio Assist members in addressing their Legislators with legislative issues. Last Year’s success.

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Legislative update

Legislative Update

Bob Conder K4RLC

State Government Liaison


Purpose of sgl

Purpose of SGL

  • Monitor Legislature for bills that could help or hurt Amateur Radio

  • Introduce Legislation for Ham radio

  • Assist members in addressing their Legislators with legislative issues


Last year s success

Last Year’s success

PRB-1 Antenna Bill NCGS 153A-341.2. Reasonable accommodation of amateur radio antennas.

A county ordinance based on health, safety, or aesthetic considerations that regulates the placement, screening, or height of the antennas or support structures of amateur radio operators must reasonably accommodate amateur radio communications and must represent the minimum practicable regulation necessary to accomplish the purpose of the county. A county may not restrict antennas or antenna support structures of amateur radio operators to heights of 90 feet or lower unless the restriction is necessary to achieve a clearly defined health, safety, or aesthetic objective of the county. (2007-147)


Legislative update

This year’s success: SB 12


Senate commerce committee senator purcell and i courtesy gary pearce

Senate Commerce CommitteeSenator Purcell and I-courtesy Gary Pearce


Weekly agenda for senate commerce committee

Weekly Agenda for Senate Commerce Committee


If you or members have legislative concerns please contact me k4rlc@earthlink net

If you or members have Legislative concerns, please contact me:[email protected]

  • If it concerns a specific bill, need specific bill Number, eg, SB 12

  • Let me review the Bill, before writing to your Legislator

  • Let me suggest text of letter

  • Go to: www.ncga.state.nc.us for address of your person. Check out their Committees

  • Just write Legislator for your District


Letter should be

Letter should be:

  • A) Polite: Thank you Senator for listening to my concerns

  • B) State your relationship: As a constituent, supporter, financial contributor, someone who knows what you did last Tuesday night..

  • C) Be brief with your concerns

  • D) Tell them you are a ham radio operator and how this bill would impact provision of Emergency Amateur Radio services

  • E) Thank them, and ask them to contact you for any needed clarification.


Us house bill hr 2160

US House Bill HR 2160

  • Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009

  • "promote and encourage the valuable public service, disaster relief, and emergency communications provided on a volunteer basis by licensees of the Federal Communications Commission in the Amateur Radio Service, by undertaking a study of the uses of Amateur Radio for emergency and disaster relief communications, by identifying unnecessary or unreasonable impediments to the deployment of Amateur Radio emergency and disaster relief communications, and by making recommendations for relief of such unreasonable restrictions so as to expand the uses of Amateur Radio communications in Homeland Security planning and response."

  • Go to: www.house.gov and look up your Representative, and send a nice note asking their support or asking them to Co-Sponsor the bill.


My goal

My goal

  • If HR 2160 passes, to have a similar bill introduced here in North Carolina

  • Or, to have a statutory definition of Amateur Radio in the NC General Statutes


Legislator of the year

Legislator of the Year

  • Accomplishments this past Monday night:

  • Driving 102 in 65 mph zone in Orange Co

  • At Legislature drinking

  • Kissing teenage page in public


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