[amsat-bb] Re: NAMSATE AND EAGLE PROJECT ARE DEAD!!!
John B. Stephensen
kd6ozh at comcast.net
Wed Jul 16 16:58:20 PDT 2008
The people in AMSAT aren't much different from those in the commercial
computer hardware and software industry.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Schultz" <n8fgv at usa.net>
To: <amsat-bb at AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 21:02 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: NAMSATE AND EAGLE PROJECT ARE DEAD!!!
> Amsat is not a for-profit corporation with employees who take orders and
> follow directions from management. Amsat's management cannot order anyone
> do anything. It is an all volunteer organization and an ego stroke is the
> reward that people get for their hard work. It has always been well known
> this sort of environment attracts the Type-A prima donnas
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prima_donna ->"the term often signifies a
> obnoxious and temperamental person who, although irritating, cannot be
> without.") In a room full of such people, arguments and fights are not
> uncommon. It has always been this way in Amsat, but perhaps the rapid
> communications of the internet makes it more apparent now than it was in
> past. This too will pass.
> As a volunteer organization, Amsat depends on people like you to step
> and do what needs to be done. If you think you can do a better job, then
> up to the plate and do it. If you don't like the web site or the online
> then come forward and build a better one. If you think you can run the
> organization better than the current management then run for elected
> If you do none of these things, at least stop complaining about the people
> If you think P3E is the way to go, you are free to send your money to
> Amsat DL
> to fund P3E. (http://www.p3e-satellite.org/index.pl?lang=en_EN )
> Do one of three things: Lead, Follow, or get out of the way.
> Dan Schultz N8FGV
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