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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 21–Assemblymen Collins, Beers, Anderson, Cegavske, Hettrick, Nolan, Brower, Leslie, Evans, Goldwater, Thomas, Carpenter, Segerblom, Gibbons, Berman, Neighbors, Lee, Buckley, Bache, Humke, Manendo, Parnell, de Braga, Freeman, Parks, Giunchigliani, Tiffany, Koivisto, McClain, Gustavson, Perkins, Price, Mortenson, Claborn, Arberry, Chowning, Ohrenschall, Marvel and Angle Joint Sponsors: Senators Porter, McGinness, Neal, James, Coffin, Amodei, Care, Carlton, Jacobsen, Mathews, O’Donnell, Raggio, Rhoads, Schneider, Shaffer, Titus, Townsend, Washington and Wiener FILE NUMBER........ ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION— Declaring the last week of June as Nevada Amateur Radio Week in Nevada. WHEREAS, When an emergency occurs, conventional systems of communications are often inoperative during the first few days after the emergency occurs; and WHEREAS, Before the conventional systems of communications can be restored, amateur radio operators are on the scene to provide communications and assistance; and WHEREAS, In Nevada, these operators are members of the State of Nevada Amateur Radio Emergency Service or the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service, and their service is completely voluntary; and WHEREAS, This year, the last week of June will be devoted toward final preparations for “Field Day,” an operation designed to simulate an emergency situation and coordinate the efforts of amateur radio operators; and WHEREAS, “Field Day” will be held the last weekend of June in a remote location where power is supplied by either generators or batteries; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED BY THE ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, THE SENATE CONCURRING, That the members of the Legislature of the State of Nevada do hereby declare the last week of June to be Nevada Amateur Radio Week in honor of the many volunteers who generously donate their time and equipment to provide invaluable assistance during an emergency situation; and be it further RESOLVED, That the Nevada Legislature commends and congratulates the members of the State of Nevada Amateur Radio Emergency Service and the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service for their participation in “Field Day” and for their many hours of dedicated service to all Nevadans throughout the year. ~
"Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 21–Assemblymen Collins "