[sarex] Re: ARISS in the 21st Century (was: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 4, Issue 401)
rogerkola at aol.com
Sun Aug 16 05:50:11 PDT 2009
OK...so in reality, Miles has become a "Persona non gratis.." at this time,
at least with the American contingent.
Thank you for clearing that up.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank H. Bauer" <ka3hdo at comcast.net>
To: <sarex at AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2009 7:40 AM
Subject: [sarex] Re: FW: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 4, Issue 401
> ARISS International Meetings have, since the beginning, allowed any ham
> community observer attend their meetings. Many of these meetings are held
> at a space agency, so attendance lists are generated for security to
> observer's attendance. Each region member society provides this list
> nominates attendance at the meeting) to the meeting host. This was the
> first time an observer requested attendance and was denied.
> I hope this clarifies.
> Message: 4
> Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 23:46:31 -0400
> From: Roger Kolakowski <Rogerkola at aol.com>
> Subject: [sarex] Re: FW: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 4, Issue 401
> To: "Frank H. Bauer" <ka3hdo at comcast.net>
> Cc: sarex at amsat.org
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> Hi Frank...
> I don't want to take sides this early in the game but your statement:
> "...Let me also be clear that MAREX as a team was not singled out. Only
> Miles. So if MAREX had thoughts or proposals, they were and are welcome to
> share them with the ARISS team. And, if there are other members of MAREX,
> besides Miles, that wanted to attend future meetings, I would expect that
> they probably would be allowed to attend. As long as they abide by the
> space agency rules. (But remember, I don't make those decisions)..."
> Seems to be contrary to the following note:
> > From Gaston Bertels ARISS Chairman
> > Hi Miles,
> > By decision of the ARISS Board, participation to ARISS-i meetings is
> limited to delegates from the Member Societies and observers nominated by
> these societies.
> > USA member societies are the ARRL and AMSAT NA.
> > Only these societies can nominate participants to the ARISS-i meetings.
> > Best regards
> > 73
> > Gaston Bertels, ON4WF
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