[amsat-bb] Re: Another Great Tech Tuesday Net

Dino Papas kl0s at cox.net
Thu Feb 13 08:47:04 PST 2014

I am so out of here….someone please let me know when to turn this reflector back on when we start talking about satellites again.

Dino KL0S

On Feb132014, at 1122 AM, Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net> wrote:

>>> As a board member, I am well aware of what transpired.
> By reading your public message, NO, you were not told accurately what occurred. 
> You were not told of all the content of an hour-plus phone interrogation by an 
> AMSAT-NA appointee and what was discussed. And I did not see you CC'd in 
> those email messages from the board president.
> Your current board president has no clue as to the value of what many volunteers 
> were doing on behalf of AMSAT-NA. There are at least four devoted, fervent, 
> dedicated advocates of AMSAT-NA that have been turned off and dismissed by 
> this "criteria" that has popped up. Some have been told to alter their presentations. 
> You have a board president who wrote, after being advised that AMSAT-NA was 
> cited in CQ magazine a couple of times in my articles, that " ... AMSAT-NA's mention 
> in magazine articles is the relative value of published articles diminishes over time ... "
> Those are words of someone who has no clue as to the power of the Internet. You 
> cannot BUY the type of marketing and positive exposure that I have given AMSAT-NA 
> the past eight years.
> As I wrote in January at ... http://www.work-sat.com/2014.html ...
> I doubt that any AMSAT-NA leaders could name ANY OTHER volunteer who has 
> promoted the organization as often and as fervently as have I ... yet this 
> well-documented history of promotion - worth many thousands of dollars in ANY 
> public-relations professional’s portfolio - through my time and efforts has been 
> judged as “lacking” by the current leadership of AMSAT-NA.
> Clint Bradford K6LCS
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