Attention Amateur Radio Operators!
Legislation is pending in the Texas Senate that will affect your right to operate your mobile amateur radio while in motion. Below are some clips from the actual document:
As you can see in the last clip (line 6-8), the exemption for FCC licensees is removed. This revision to current law will treat amateur radios like cell phones in regard to operation while in motion. If you are concerned about your right to operate your mobile radio on the amateur bands while in motion, please contact your Texas State Senator and respectfully request that he or she vote “NO” to protect your FCC amateur radio operator rights.
~ Thanks to Dale Durham, W5WI, ARRL West Texas Section Manager, for the “heads-up” regarding this important legislative development.