[amsat-bb] Fwd: Final email.

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 18:20:43 UTC 2015

Hi Patrick.

No problem. I know we can agree to disagree :-) Keep up the good work,

73 Stefan, VE4NSA

On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Patrick STODDARD <patrick at wd9ewk.net>

> Stefan,
> Normally, I would agree with you on that general principle. Drew decided
> to answer the shakedown by shining the light of day (or, at least, posting
> it on the AMSAT-BB) to disarm the threat levied in the original e-mail.
> Knowing that Drew is one of many operators who has worked from many
> locations for a long time, and has traditionally been good at answering
> QSL requests, it is unfortunate that he had to receive an e-mail like he
> did this morning.
> Having this play out in public may have served one purpose - a reminder
> that this is still a hobby, and that real life sometimes gets in the way of
> the hobby.
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> http://www.wd9ewk.net/
> Twitter: @WD9EWK
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 9:53 AM, Stefan Wagener wrote:
> > Sorry Patrick,
> >
> > but two bads do not make one good. As inappropriate as any threat is, the
> > mail was to Drew alone and he could have handled that. Making it a
> "public
> > spectacle" and now a shaming exercise is not a good thing either. All of
> us
> > overreact out of frustration (sometimes). Having it played out in the
> public
> > domain serves nobody. Hopefully we can close it now and move on...
> >
> > My 2 cents,
> >
> > Stefan, VE4NSA
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