Tag: restrictions

Via the ARRL: ARRL Legislative Advocacy Committee Drafting New Bill Addressing Antenna Restrictions

The ARRL Board of Directors Legislative Advocacy Committee is in the process of drafting a new bill to address the issue of private land-use restrictions on amateur radio antennas. The proposed legislation would be the successor to the Amateur Radio Parity Act. The Legislative Advocacy Committee, chaired by Pacific Division Director Jim Tiemstra, K6JAT, will […]

Amateur radio group dislikes 30-foot limit on antennas (Oregon)

They’re required to refer to themselves as “amateurs,” but only because they’re absolutely prohibited from making any money from the hobby which is their passion. When several local ham radio operators took turns making comments to the Payette City Council at last week’s regular meeting of city government, the operators were quite comfortable explaining the […]

Northbrook man gives up fight for 63-foot ham radio antenna (Illinois)

After hearing discouraging words from the Northbrook Village Board about his request to erect a ham radio antenna in his front yard, resident Gregg Salomone decided that limited reception was better than trying to change their minds. “I can’t fight City Hall,” he said Wednesday, a short time after withdrawing his bid to put up […]