[amsat-bb] Re: Orators and Engineers...

George Henry ka3hsw at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 15 17:06:46 PST 2007

BRAVO, Bob!  Well said!

2 rather trite, but very apropos sayings come to mind:

"If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem," and "Lead, 
follow, or get out of the way!"

Bob McGwier is definitely part of the solution, and definitely a leader.

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Bruninga " <bruninga at usna.edu>


> I wish evryone would back off.  Bob is one heck of an engineer and 
> technical leader, and that is his job.  He is not the silver tongued BS 
> manager.  He is not a diplomat and he says what the thinks.  We all have 
> rough edges, but as again, I have leared  over my 45 years in ham radio...
> Let those people with ideas and know how, and initiative and interest 
> PROCEED forward.  Get out of the way.  Support them where they can. 
> Trying to complain and convince someone else to do what *you* want done in 
> a volunteer progam like ham radio ALWAYS FAILS to make progress and even 
> worse, usually causes those that are leading the charge to give up in 
> disgust over all the ankle biting and nit-pickers...
> When I first met Bob I was a little surprised at his frankness and some 
> things that he said, but over the last few years as I have watched him 
> proceed with his ideas and great techincal competance, and I now chuckle 
> at it and leared to take his comments with a grain of salt, to appreciate 
> his initiative and to hang on for the ride!
> Let the orators and BS masters hone their craft.  And let the engineers 
> get on with building us a fantastic new capabiliity and a new -position- 
> of responsibility within the EmCom organizations that will assure our 
> continued future success.
> Bob Bruninga

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