PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION TO DESIGNATE JUNE 28-29, 2003

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 one hundred seventy-five 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 their 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 28-29, 2003 ; now, therefore, be it

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of June 2003, That June 28-29, 2003 , be, and is hereby, designated as Amateur Radio Weekend in Fauquier County .

 

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Harry F. Atherton

Chairman of the Board