[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT UK P3E Lecture HEO vs GEO. and AMSAT-NAPriorities

k7zt@suddenlink.net k7zt at suddenlink.net
Tue Aug 12 12:56:34 PDT 2008

Please allow me to apologise to the Board if my lame attempt at sarcism was missunderstood.  I don't want anyone to think that I was telling them to "Shut UP".

Additionally, I woulld like to take you up on your generous invitation, however, I will call Martha and renew on my nickel.

- Joe

---- Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com> wrote: 
> I think complaining about the direction of an organization you haven't been 
> a member of in 4 years is pretty fussy. I apologize if that offends you, but 
> that's the way I see it. I take direction and advice as a BOD member from 
> the membership, consider the information available, and help guide the 
> organization the best I can. It's a representative democracy.
> We have all got to realize that merely wanting something, like a cheap HEO 
> launch, is not enough to make it happen. That being said, we are exploring 
> all avenues leading to the goal of daily, and then continuous coverage, as 
> outlined in the Mission. Life is about compromise, and shades of color, and 
> these deviations from the original HEO Eagle concept set out about the time 
> you left AMSAT-NA are merely the leadership trying the best they can to make 
> something good, and something real, happen before the organization 
> evaporates.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
> PS Let me extend an olive branch to you. If you will rejoin -NA by calling 
> Martha today or tomorrow, I will donate the amount of a renewal to AMSAT-NA 
> earmarked for P3E. Deal?
> > Andrew:
> > I didn't send out the flamer email, until you accused me of being "fussy".
> > That tends to communicate to folks that you are closed any further dialog. 
> > Up to that point,  I wasn't being rude.
> >
> > - Joe

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