A PROCLAMATION TO DESIGNATE JUNE 24-25, 2006 AS
AMATEUR RADIO WEEKEND IN FAUQUIER COUNTY
WHEREAS, Amateur Radio operators are licensed by the Federal Communications Commission; and
WHEREAS, Fauquier County has more than 165 licensed Amateur Radio operators who have demonstrated their skills and value to the public by providing emergency radio communications; and
WHEREAS, these Amateur Radio operators donate these services free of charge to the County and charitable groups in the interest of safety for citizens; and
WHEREAS, the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service is established under the Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Operations Center; and
WHEREAS, Amateur Radio operators will be practicing their emergency communications skills during the weekend of June 24-25, 2006; now, therefore, be it
PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 8th day of June 2006, That June 24-25, 2006, be, and is hereby, designated as Amateur Radio Weekend in Fauquier County.