November 24, 2020

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Via the ARRL: Arizona Congresswoman Introduces National Amateur Radio Operators Day Resolution

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US Representative Debbie Lesko of Arizona has introduced a resolution designating April 18, 2021, as National Amateur Radio Operators Day, to recognize the important contributions of amateur radio operators.

“Amateur radio operators are critical in times of crisis and our communities are safer thanks to their dedication to sharing important information with the public,” Lesko said. She was approached to introduce the resolution by 12-year-old Raymond, N7KCB, from Peoria, Arizona.

“I started Long Distance Responders so I can help prepare the community for emergencies with amateur radio,” said Raymond. “There might be a price for a radio, but the ability and knowledge to help someone is truly priceless.”

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/arizona-congresswoman-introduces-national-amateur-radio-operators-day-resolution

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