Photo provided. Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler(center seated) is joined for the proclamation of Amatuer Radio Week June 20-26 at City Hall for the signing June 13 by (l-r) Peggy Reese, Jay Clark, Tom Lufkin, Steve Lamendola, Beverly Boyd, David Merritts and Ken Curtis.
Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler signed a proclamation June 13 at City Hall announcing June 20-26 as Amateur Radio Week in the City of Goose Creek.
The proclamation calls amateur radio a valuable tool for Goose Creek’s emergency organizations; one the nation uses in times of crises such as hurricanes or tsunami catastrophes.
The Mayor thanked local amateur radio operators for providing radio communication for the city at numerous local events. Mayor Heitzler was joined at the signing by Amateur Radio enthusiasts Peggy Reese (amateur radio call sign W4ZBR), Jay Clark (W4MGR), Tom Lufkin (W4DAX), Steve Lamendola (KE4THX), Beverly Boyd (W3BRB), David Merritts (AE4ZR) and Ken Curtis (KM4TKL).
The Amateur Radio Relay League’s (ARRL) Field Day exercise will take place June 25-26. For more information on the ARRL visit www.ARRL.org.