[amsat-bb] Re: Presentation Feedback

Dee morsesat at optonline.net
Thu Sep 24 16:17:42 PDT 2009

Gee, and I thought I was the only one that felt that way at some talks...
Someone always gets up to the point of a wow...

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Clint Bradford
Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 2:27 PM
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Presentation Feedback

I gave my presentation to a club back on September 3. They'll remain
nameless - it doesn't matter who they were. At times during the show, I felt
like Rodney Dangerfield - it was a rough crowd. I know my timing was a
little "off" due to my wife's recovering from an emergency medical problem.
But we did work AO-51 from the parking lot right before the meeting ... I
had my club-specific trivia questions all prepared ... the presentation
SHOULD have gone well ...

Well, I just chalked it up to the law o' averages. I mean, Give the
presentation, say, ten times, and there'll be one group that isn't as
receptive as they should be (grin).

I forgot about that night - until I received the email reprinted below last
night. I am almost ashamed to post this. In my mind, I thought I had somehow
failed the group. This post is not to glorify me and what I am doing - I
mean it to be a "keep working at spreading the gospel of AMSAT" to all of us
- no matter what silly little setbacks may occur.

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Hello Clint

Thanks for the great AMSAT presentation at our club on 3 Sept. 09. And the
demonstration of tracking and working an amateur satellite was very
spectacular. The members are still talking about it. I hope you continue to
give this lecture to various groups, it is one of the most viable ones that
I have seen.

I made a dvd of your lecture and finally got it completed. Graphics on the
top thanks to my son Eddie, our resident computer graphics person.  
I would like to send you a copy and was wondering if you were ok in  
QRZ at : 5085 Trail Canyon Drive, Mira Loma, Ca. 91752-1685   ? If  
this is ok, then i will mail it to you.  Thanks again.

  /s/ (club board member)

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Clint, K6LCS
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