[amsat-bb] Re: Phase 4 versus Eagle

John B. Stephensen kd6ozh at comcast.net
Wed Dec 12 13:56:28 PST 2007

I think the BOD is serious. Otherwise, I wouldn't be sitting here right now 
working on the Eagle U-band receiver.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" <vlfiscus at mcn.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 18:08 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Phase 4 versus Eagle

> At 04:21 PM 12/11/07 -0800, n2oeq at aceweb.com wrote:
>>Merry Christmas to all my fellow space enthusiasts
>>Nice to see some informative Big Picture discussion here.
>>For all its worth;  I believe a cooperative effort with an
>>established  satellite builder incorporating an auxilliary payload makes
>>more sense than an independant effort with more complexity and cost.
>>Who really would'nt want a geosynchronise transponder?
> I want to see NA put Eagle in orbit before anything else. They already put
> Eagle on the back burner once to build a grid-sat.
> Looks like waiting to see if the BOD was really serious about doing Eagle
> before I'd be making any donations to it turned out to be a good decision.
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