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Antenna Zoning
for the Radio Amateur

By Fred Hopengarten, K1VR
Here you will find everything you and your attorney need to know to obtain a permit for your antenna-support system. Don’t let the confusing tangle of ordinances and by-laws keep you from installing the antenna you need in order to communicate effectively! In recent years, many cities and towns have enacted ordinances designed mainly to regulate cellular antenna structures. Unfortunately, hams have sometimes been caught in the backlash of regulatory overkill. This book describes proven techniques and strategies that a ham and his or her attorney can use to obtain an antenna-structure permit (also includes material on Canadian law and regulation). A CD-ROM is included containing case law, customizable forms and additional legal reference material. Second Edition. © 2011, A.R.R.L. List price $49.95.

Contents:
Introduction: Why This Book Was Written
1: Principles That Will Help You Win
2: The Process in a Nutshell
3: Your Winning Team
4: Basic Preparations
5: Getting to Know the Players
6: Possible Objections - Safety Issues
7: Possible Objections - Aesthetic, Noise & Safety Issues
8: Possible Objections - Environmental Issues
9: Possible Objections - Diversionary Tactics
10: The Permit Application
11: Public Hearings—Your Big Moment in the Spotlight
12: Deliberations and Decisions
13: Appeals 14: Lawsuits 15: Now, Get the Permit and Build Your Antenna
16: Awkward Post-Permit Situations
17: Local and State Law, National Codes
18: Drafting or Redrafting a Bylaw or State Law
19: Federal Law of Ham Radio Structures
20: Other Federal Law
21: Common Covenants and Restraints 22: Canadian Laws
Bibliography
Index

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