[amsat-bb] Re: How to be a jackass, in one easy lesson!
wa6fwf at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 11 16:51:22 PST 2008
You Proudly proclaim "Some of us (indeed I suspect most of us)
aren't so mean spirited as you"
And yet you have the nerve to start your tirade with...
"You, Domenico, are a jackass. An embarrassment. A black eye to the
greater ham community"
If that isn't a mean spirited comment I do not know what would qualify as one.
Maybe you should back up a notch and apologize and debate the issue
on its merits rather than launching a flat out personal attack.
I have seen Domenico do many fine things and bend over backwards
to explain technical issues to others on this board, I may not always
agree with everything he says but without a doubt he is entitled to his
On Tuesday 11 November 2008 16:39:33 Mark VandeWettering wrote:
> It's really easy. All you have to do is say something like this:
> > If the COMPASS team is looking for someone (or more) radioamateurs
> > all around the world in assisting with command and telemetry using our
> > amateur ground stations built using our amateur money in my opinion the
> > COMPASS-1 scientific organization should donate contributions to AMSAT
> > in order to buid our communication satellites.
> You, Domenico, are a jackass. An embarrassment. A black eye to the
> greater ham community, and the spirit of exploration, learning and
> cooperation that is required by our activity. If you can't help, or
> don't want to help, that's perfectly fine. You can stew in your own
> bile as much as you like. Some of us (indeed I suspect most of us)
> aren't so mean spirited as you, and would find it a great pleasure to
> donate our efforts to help our kindred spirits in their orbital
> endeavors without extracting the pound of pecuniary flesh that you seem
> to require.
> Sadly, my own station is probably of limited utility to DK3WN and the
> COMPASS-1 team. Here's hoping that someone with the right technical expertise
> and more importantly, the proper amateur spirit to step up and provide
> help for the COMPASS-1 team.
> Mark VandeWettering KF6KYI
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