[amsat-bb] Interesting articke
Doug - k4gkj
k4gkj at embarqmail.com
Thu Oct 2 01:44:53 UTC 2014
Thank You! My intentions directly, but wanted others to understand of this bring in print too.
Mistakes or no mistakes, it was an honest try to convey a concern.
-------- Original message --------
From: Jeff Yanko <wb3jfs at cox.net>
To: Gus <gus at 8p6sm.net>,amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Interesting articke
On 10/1/2014 4:54 PM, Jeff Yanko wrote:
> I can see how this could be construed and not pertaining to amateur
> radio satellites. However, since this topic was highlighted and
> brought to everyone's attention by an AMSAT member, and linking a
> legitimate website, this would be an opportune time for the AMSAT
> President or member of the board to directly contact this outlet and
> refute such allegations and misunderstandings. If nobody in authority
> stands up to this, we'll just keep getting a bad rap and it could
> damage our future endeavors through payload restrictions.
> Jeff WB3JFS
> On 10/1/2014 4:29 PM, Gus wrote:
>> The point is, if you post a message with a completely generic subject
>> (like "Interesting Article") and a body text consisting entirely of a
>> URL and not even a callsign in your signature, then it is
>> indistinguishable from SPAM. Under the circumstances how was someone
>> to know that this linked to anything of interest to a ham radio
>> operator, and not to some porno site or a credit card scam or similar?
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