Paul N Gayet, AA1SU, writes on the Vermont ARRL Members list:
WHEREAS, amateur radio operators are celebrating over a century of broadcasting the human voice over the airwaves; and
WHEREAS, amateur radio has continued to build bridges between people, societies, and countries through the sharing of ideas and creation of friendship; and
WHEREAS, amateur radio operators have provided countless hours of community service to other local organizations; and
WHEREAS, the state also recognizes the services amateur radio operators provide to our many emergency response organizations, including local and state government; and
WHEREAS, these amateur radio services are provided as a voluntary
service to the public; and
WHEREAS, these same individuals have further demonstrated their value in public assistance by providing free radio communications for local parades, bike-a-thons, walk-a-thons, fairs, and other charitable public events.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Philip B. Scott, Governor, hereby proclaim June 18-24, 2023 as AMATEUR RADIO WEEK in Vermont.
Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Vermont on this 19th day of June, A.D. 2023.
Philip B. Scott
Brittney L. Wilson
Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs
ARRL Vermont Section
Section Manager: Paul N Gayet, AA1SU