We who live in TX are fortunate to have had this battle already fought on our
When I lived in PA, my twp had a 35' height restriction. I summarized a number
of cases, especially the recent one from TX fought by Orin Snook, where the
federal court basically told the twp that they had to shove their restrictions.
The attorney for the twp. in PA told me that this case was not 'binding' but
In TX, however, it IS binding since it was decided by the Federal Circuit court
that covers TX.
So check do a search on Orin's case. You might be able to find it on the ARRL
website. It leaves local govt's in TX little maneuver room to restrict antenna
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From: "AD5VJ Bob" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Well, I just wrote into the group not long ago and since
> then things have changed for me (us).
> My landlord sold the property I am on and I have 60 days
> to find another place to live.
> We have a possibility in mind as of today, but don't know
> NOW if towers and such will even be allowed, I wont write
> what I am thinking right now, wouldn't be appropriate for
> this or any other list server.
> So, does anyone know how I find out what the restrictions
> are in the area I am going to or if there even are any?
> The new area looks a little more like a community, not so
> much country as where I am now, so I tried doing a search
> for the community name to try to find a document of some
> kind on line and came up with nothing.
> Does the state "Texas", the county "Tarrant" or does the
> subdivision "Hills Of Briar Oaks" have this information
> and if not then where do I find it without letting it out
> why I am asking and possibly muddying my own waters before
> I get started on my search.
> 73 fer nw,
> Bob AD5VJ
> 10X# 37210, FP#-1141, SMIRK#-5177
> Code may be taking a back seat for now,
> but the pioneering spirit that put the code
> there in the first place is out front of it all.
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