[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-NA QSL Beuro - Some Ideas and thoughts
nx7u at cox.net
Wed Jan 31 06:20:05 PST 2007
If there were a working bureau, YES I would most happily use it!!
(I wish there were the same thing for 6m ops, but that's off-topic).
Further, I would volunteer to handle the 7th district.
Scott Townley NX7U
Gilbert, AZ DM43di
---- Steve Raas <sraas at optonline.net> wrote:
> As many of you know, the Beuro Service is no longer available. There was a
> single individual doing this for a while, whom now is not able to do so any
> I have wrote to AMSAT and told them of my Idea on how to get the service
> back up and running again. Here are my ideas.
> Instead of one individual handling the entire USA, that the beuro be broken
> up into 10 segments, with the number in the amateur's call being the
> 'factor' as to where he would send his SASE's and others would send their
> cards to. This would make it a bit more manageable for volunteers, so as
> they are not swamped with hundreds of cards every week. All that we would
> need is 9 people willing to spend a small amount of time to handle the
> in/out bound service for a certain call area. I have volunteered myself for
> the 2nd call area.
> My question is this.. if there was a Beuro would you use it? And what are
> your thoughts on this?
> -Steve Raas
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