Legislature(2001 - 2002)

03/14/2001 01:30 PM CRA

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           SB  78-MUNICIPAL REGULATION OF RADIO ANTENNAS                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN TORGERSON said that the bill was heard last week and it                                                                
was pointed out that it didn't include a grandfather clause on                                                                  
antenna height.  He amended the bill  on page 2, lines 12  and 13 to                                                            
grandfather  antenna heights that  are erected before the  effective                                                            
date of the Act.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PHILLIPS moved adoption of the amendment. There was no                                                                  
objection.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
LARRY HALVARSON, Kenai Peninsula Amateur Radio Club member,                                                                     
testified in support of SB 78. He thanked the committee for                                                                     
adding the grandfather clause.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
ROBERT WILSON, American Radio Relay League Representative and                                                                   
retired physicist with many years of communication experience,                                                                  
testified in support of SB 78. He was particularly appreciative                                                                 
of the amendment that grandfathers antenna heights.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
JIM MOVIUS, Arctic Amateur Radio Club President, testified in                                                                   
support SB 78.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
CAROLYN THOMAS,  staff for Senator  Taylor, said she was  present to                                                            
introduce Mr.  Dan Squires if there  were any questions.  There were                                                            
none.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PHILLIPS moved CSSB 78 (CRA) from committee with                                                                        
individual recommendations. There were no objections.                                                                           

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