[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT Symposium News Posted to the Web
G0MRF at aol.com
Wed Oct 14 15:23:42 PDT 2009
Beware the troll. He speaks with zero knowledge but high opinions.
"contribute or get out the way"
In a message dated 14/10/2009 21:24:40 GMT Standard Time,
orbitjet at hotmail.com writes:
John. I was told by someone else that the problem was current use...but
if ITAR is the problem, then it can be fixed. ITAR is a pain but it can be
"dealt with" particularly in this case...where there is no dual use
As for AMSAT's ARISSsat transponder. Well we will see if it works. They
are not exactly burning up the track record with success. We have had this
argument and I am willing to sit back and see if it goes, but it is far to
much project for the program. Most of the folks I know at JSC give it
less then 20 percent chance of working...In fact it was a source of mirth at a
recent BDAY party.
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