[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT NA

John B. Stephensen kd6ozh at comcast.net
Thu Jul 17 11:41:01 PDT 2008

I don't think that pooling donations from all hams worlwide for one launch 
will solve the problem. That was the method used to launch all previous HEOs 
and is now breaking down because the hidden donation from EU governments is 
no longer there.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luc Leblanc" <lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2008 10:32 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT NA

> On 16 Jul 2008 at 22:40, John B. Stephensen wrote:
>> Hi Luc,
>> You're assuming that there is enough money in the combination of all 
>> organizations and that each AMSAT has an equal chance of getting a ride 
>> into
>> orbit in all countries.
> No You get me wrong here if we regroup all the funding sources in one 
> international satellite launching fund where each AMSAT'S group will
> be in charge of promoting their own country funding structure towards one 
> goal it is possible to accumulate enough money for a launch. Not
> a launch per country but all the country for a launch eg: P3E

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