[amsat-bb] New Duplexer and AO-85

W3MAT . w3mat03 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 18:17:54 UTC 2015

>*I would appreciate it if you could send me the URL for that video, so I*
*can understand which one it is and exactly what was said*

Here's the link Jerry ...  https://youtu.be/nPYofZojyNs

On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 2:08 PM, Jerry Buxton <n0jy at amsat.org> wrote:

> On 10/28/2015 12:31, W3MAT . wrote:
> > I certainly didn't intend my message from early this morning to sound
> > harsh, and I apologize if I came off that way.
> You were not harsh, you spoke the truth.  My policy is that you can't
> get something done if you're not honest.  Tell me the truth, don't worry
> about hurting my feelings that's my problem.  I'm sure all y'all are
> familiar with how to solve a problem - describe it well, and be willing
> to help, in this case perhaps by testing/reporting more if asked.
> I would appreciate it if you could send me the URL for that video, so I
> can understand which one it is and exactly what was said.  Especially if
> it was me saying it, I tend to forget what happened two weeks ago if
> it's not engineering stuff.
> And believe me the whole Fox Team is unhappy with the missing locomotive
> (or the fact that it's an underpowered one) so we're working hard to
> make sure we learn from it and don't repeat the situation.  We'd also
> plan to test AO-85 more and offer suggestions on how to best work the
> satellite.
> This is the nature of amateur radio satellites, you don't get a
> do-over.  But you do gain invaluable experience.  Ground testing
> revealed no such problem as we are seeing; Murphy on the other hand
> doesn't care about that and a drop dead date is just that regardless you
> being as ready as you'd like to be.  That is the nature of hitchhiking a
> ride on a rocket!  You go with what you've got or you don't go at all
> (and may never get the chance for a free ride again if you don't deliver).
> Jerry Buxton, NØJY
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