PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION TO DESIGNATE JUNE 22-23, 2002,

AS AMATEUR RADIO WEEKEND IN FAUQUIER COUNTY 

           WHEREAS, Amateur Radio operators are licensed by the Federal Communications Commission; and

WHEREAS, the County of Fauquier 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 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 22-23, 2002; now, therefore, be it

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 17th day of June 2002, That June 22-23, 2002, be, and is hereby designated, as Amateur Radio Weekend in Fauquier County.

 

 

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Raymond E. Graham

Chairman of the Board