Sounds like what is really needed is a petition to outlaw HOAs.
Or, better yet don't locate in an area that has an HOA and rn off anyone
that tries to start one.
Alan NV8A wrote:
>It is my understanding that -- at least in many cases -- the "no
>antennas" clauses in CC&Rs and HOA rules were put there to satisfy the
>cable companies, which said, "If you outlaw antennas, we'll cable your
>subdivision free of charge." OTARD overrode these to the extent that
>occupants can install TV antennas and DBS dishes on balconies, etc., to
>which they have exclusive access.
>Those CC&Rs and HOA rules also typically outlaw all forms of radio
>transmitting equipment, which, strictly speaking, outlaws remote garage
>door openers, cell phones, cordless phones, wireless door bells, baby
>monitors, home WiFi installations, and some remote controls for sound
>and TV devices.
>On 04/23/12 02:30 pm, Al Kozakiewicz wrote:
>>I think you'll find that applies to public ordinances (e.g. zoning laws) ,
>>not deed covenants.
>>From: email@example.com [firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Paul Stoetzer
>>Sent: Monday, April 23, 2012 2:03 PM
>>To: Al Kozakiewicz
>>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] HAM GATHERING SIGNATURES ON PETITION TO VOID ANTENNA
>>Somebody should tell the FCC that. They did exactly that by voiding
>>prohibitions on TV antennas and DBS satellite dishes.
>>On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Al
>>Someone needs to tell N4UM that the FCC has no statutory power to rewrite
>>contract law or unilaterally void lawful existing contracts.
>>Nice sentiment, but unfortunately a waste of time.
>>On Behalf Of Allen Brier N5XZ [email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>]
>>Sent: Monday, April 23, 2012 1:50 PM
>>Cc: Allen Brier
>>Subject: [TowerTalk] HAM GATHERING SIGNATURES ON PETITION TO VOID ANTENNA
>>PLEASE CROSS-POST THIS TO AS MANY REFLECTORS; SEND TO AS MANY HAMS AND
>>NON-HAMS AND PRINT IN AS MANY NEWSLETTERS AS POSSIBLE!!
>>RADIO LAW: HAM GATHERING SIGNATURES ON PETITION TO VOID ANTENNA PROHIBITIONS
>>N4UM tells Newsline that he has begun a petition drive to the FCC. This, in
>>an attempt to get the regulatory agency to void antenna prohibitions by
>>developers and Home Owners Associations.
>>As of this report the petition has garnered over 1000 signatures. N4UM says
>>that he is doing this now because the FCC is currently requesting formal
>>comments on emergency communications in amateur radio. The agency also wants
>>to know the effects of impediments to the amateur radio service as part of
>>the Docket GN 12-91 inquiry.
>>Comments on this federal study close on May 17th. N4UM says that his petition
>>will also close on this same day. You can find his petition on-line at
>>I don't know how much good this will do, but I can't see how it could hurt
>>any pending efforts. At minimum it will bring some more attention to the
>>subject by all concerned. In any case, PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION!
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