"I started Long Distance Responders so I can help prepare the community for emergencies with amateur radio,” said Raymond. “There might be a price for a radio, but the ability and knowledge to help someone is truly priceless."

 

I am proud to announce that Congresswoman of Arizona, Debbie Lesko, reintroduced H.R. 1201: National Amateur Radio Operators Day to House of Representative on 04/19/21 https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/1201/text. The resolution currently has 11 co-sponsors:

 

 

Name                           State Party

 

Paul Gosar                  AZ R

Julia Brownley           CA D

Kai Kahele                  HA D

Daniel Webster            FL R

Mike Kelly                  PA R

Doug LaMalfa            CA R

Glenn Grothman        WI R

Chris Jacobs              NY R

Robert Aderholt         AL R

Kat Cammack             FL R

Ashley Hinson            IA R

 

 

I have also been working with the Arizona Corporation Commission to start a non-profit 501(c)(3) called Long Distance Responders Organization. Our goal is to teach the American People how to prepare and preform in an emergency with the use of Amateur Radio. Www.hamresponder.com

 

We highly encourage everyone to contact their local Representative to support the resolution. We provide a list of House of Representatives at https://hamresponder.com/programs/in-process-programs/national-amateur-radio-operators-day/contact-your-congressperson.

 

If your Representative is not listed, you can add your Representative at https://hamresponder.com/programs/in-process-programs/national-amateur-radio-operators-day/contact-your-congressperson/add-your-congressperson.

 

 

I have also been working with the Arizona Corporation Commission to start a non-profit 501(c)(3) called Long Distance Responders Organization. Our goal is to teach the American People how to prepare and preform in an emergency with the use of Amateur Radio. Www.hamresponder.com

 

We highly encourage everyone to contact their local Representative to support the resolution. We provide a list of House of Representatives at  https://hamresponder.com/programs/in-process-programs/national-amateur-radio-operators-day/contact-your-congressperson.

 

If your Representative is not listed, you can add your Representative at  https://hamresponder.com/programs/in-process-programs/national-amateur-radio-operators-day/contact-your-congressperson/add-your-congressperson.

 

We also provide a “Contact your Congressperson Draft”, at https://hamresponder.com/programs/in-process-programs/national-amateur-radio-operators-day/contact-your-congressperson/contact-congresspeople-draft. The draft is the following:

 

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Topic: H.R. 1201, National Amateur Radio Operators Day Bill

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Dear <CongresspersonFullName>,


This is <YourName> & my callsign is <YourCallsign>. I am requesting you to co-sponsor H.R. 1201. The bill designates a National Amateur Radio Operators Day remembrance of the Amateur Radio operators who used their knowledge to save the American People in immediate threat during 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and many more emergencies. Thank you and I look forward to celebrating National Amateur Radio Operators Day.

 

Sincerely,

<YourName>, <YourCallsign>

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To learn about the latest updates and progress with the Resolution and Long Distance Responders Organization, visit https://www.dragonize.org/index.php/jomsocial/groups/viewgroup/1-long-distance-responders-organization?ajaxlogin=1. I can not wait to celebrate National Amateur Radio Operators Day.

 

73,

Raymond Anderson, N7KCB