[amsat-bb] Re: Suggestions for "I want a HEO"

Lizeth Norman normanlizeth at gmail.com
Sun Jan 26 12:44:39 PST 2014

That implies action. Whiny type shout loud, do little.
Don't let the idiots get you down.

On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 1:08 PM, Clayton Coleman <kayakfishtx at gmail.com>wrote:

> I'd like to propose some alternatives to the whiney "I want a HEO" BB
> emails:
> - Write up your vision for how a HEO linear transponder might be
> constructed and launched.  AMSAT-NA is always looking for articles.
> - Share with us your plan for obtaining the funds necessary to launch
> a HEO linear transponder
> - Publish a paper with your technical design for a next generation HEO
> - Designate part of your estate towards the launch funds of a HEO
> - Participate in the various AMSAT-related in-person forums worldwide
> discussing this issue
> - Contribute your engineering expertise to current goals so that
> future technologies can be discovered through one of the many ongoing
> satellite projects throughout the world
> The best part about the above suggestions is all but one require no
> money, perfect for most hams who want to complain but never open a
> wallet when there is a need. It's also worth noting that you don't
> have to be a member of an organization to contribute, though it is
> often beneficial in my humble opinion.
> 73
> Clayton
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