[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT Symposium News Posted to the Web

GEORGE ABBOTT ka1ajf at cox.net
Thu Oct 15 11:41:15 PDT 2009

The Air Guard has a B1B and advanced fighter jets deployed there.Otis had 
numerous strategic bombers deployed at Otis AFB in the 50's during the Cold 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob McGwier" <rwmcgwier at gmail.com>
To: "Steve Meuse" <smeuse at mara.org>
Cc: "'Amsat BB'" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2009 2:15 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT Symposium News Posted to the Web

That was the source of my confusion as well.  My interpretation would be
the rule applies only to OTIS AFB (in this case) and it doesn' exist so
it cannot apply to a nonexistent entity.


Steve Meuse wrote:
> Steve Meuse expunged (smeuse at mara.org):
>> (e) In the State of Massachusetts within a 160-kilometer (100 mile) 
>> radius around locations at Otis Air Force Base, Massachusetts (latitude 
>> 41°45' North, longitude 70°32' West);
> Also, I don't know if this has any legal basis, but technically there is 
> no such thing as "Otis Air Force Base". Pave Paws is location on Cape Cod 
> Air Force Station, which is on the Massachusetts Military Reservation. 
> There is (recently closed) an Otis Massachusetts Air National Guard Base, 
> but OTIS AFB ceased to exist back in the 60's.
> -Steve
> N1JFU -  http://n1jfu.blogspot.com - smeuse at twitter

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