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Texas HAMS Alert - SB 43 Pending in Texas Senate

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KA5ETX, Jan 11, 2019.

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  1. AE5GT

    AE5GT Ham Member QRZ Page

    He is the ARRL Vice Director for your division (West Gulf) , and he's the one you should contact . His information is on QRZ , ARRL .org . If something needs to be changed in the Texas Legislature , he's the one who knows how to do it and who's ear to bend , since he did it the last time (he go it reworded to give us an exemption) .

    If your going to live inside the borders of Texas and operate an Amateur Radio , and your really concerned about this, you should make it your business to know who he is.
     
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  2. WW5RM

    WW5RM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Oh its tons of idiotic crap on the books here in Texas! If this passes I am done! Moving ASAP!
     
  3. NN4RH

    NN4RH Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Good luck finding someplace to move to that does not have tons of idiotic crap on the books.
     
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  4. N5GER

    N5GER Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    They are.
     
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  5. N5GER

    N5GER Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Or maybe it was crossed out because the proposed bill already references a definition that already exempts licensed amateur radio operators. This bill is not yet up for vote and will continue to be edited.
     
  6. KM5QS

    KM5QS Ham Member QRZ Page

    He came up with that because it is stated in the application for the plates that you must have a amateur radio in the vehicle, I live in Texas and I have had Radio operator plates in the past. He is correct.
     
  7. KM5QS

    KM5QS Ham Member QRZ Page

    All y'all really need to do is understand that amateur radio is not governed by part 47. The proposed law spells out devices under part 47cfr are involved. That being said , those of us who like living in Texas , still free for the most part , should contact their representatives just so they know we ARE watching. And those who don't live here ,find your own fight to enter the canine of your choice. Please ----calm down ---- read , understand , and think before jumping to reactionary conclusions.
    73, KM5QS
    ps: quit ragging on the police officers , they will protect you even if you don't deserve it.
     
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  8. N5WD

    N5WD Ham Member QRZ Page

    It's in the Motor Vehicle code for Texas.
     
  9. KM4KGN

    KM4KGN Ham Member QRZ Page

    Apparently, the sarcasm of my comment escaped you.
     
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  10. KM4KGN

    KM4KGN Ham Member QRZ Page

    Really...any references to that?
     

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