[amsat-bb] Re: JUNK

Bryce Salmi bstguitarist at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 13:44:30 PDT 2014

Something tells me a while back it was made explicitly clear that the
AMSAT-BB did not reflect the views and agenda of AMSAT-NA. Something to
keep in mind.


On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM, Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 06:49:37PM +0000, wa4hfn at comcast.net wrote:
> > I thought this BB was for making satellite contacts on ham birds, I see
> everything but that on here.
> > Come on guys lets work the birds and make grid trips and things like
> that , Leave the spam off.
> > Support AMSAT NA not cube sats that we cant work
> I find it hard to support an organisation whose primary role seems to be
> to give a platform to grumpy old men to drivel on and on and on endlessly
> about how "things ain't what they used to be".
> Cubesats are the future of amateur satellite work.  If you don't like
> that, try and find a source of cheap flights for something OSCAR-40 sized.
>  Can you afford it?  I sure as hell can't.
> Your only hope of getting an AO-40 size bird up is one of the "up and
> coming" space programmes, like Iran or Pakistan.  You've missed the boat
> with India already.
> --
> Gordonjcp MM0YEQ
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