[amsat-bb] Question about AMSAT BB

EMike McCardel mccardelm at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 01:51:28 UTC 2015


I could be mistaken, but, I thought that emails you send to the list aren't reflected back to you. You should however get a notice that it was received to the BB. If you ever wonder you can check the archive:


EMike McCardel, KC8YLD
VP for Educational Relations AMSAT-NA

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> On Aug 24, 2015, at 7:52 PM, Rick Walter <wb3csy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know most of the AMSAT operation is done by volunteers. I also have
> wondered why some posts for satellite passes seem to be very close or even
> after the pass occurred. What is the average time between someone sending a
> post and when it actually appears on the BB? I sent a congratulatory
> message to the AMSAT team who produce the Journal as well as commenting on
> the content. I also mentioned getting my AMSAT Journal in the mail today to
> allow members to know it will be arriving soon. That post was sent at 2:46
> PM EDT today.I BCC it to myself. It showed up in 5 seconds. Five hours
> later, I still do not see it listed on the AMSAT BB. I can see why some
> posts seem to be at the last minute before something happens that may be of
> interest to most of us. I'm not complaining, I just wonder if we need to
> post about 12 hours before something will actually happen.
> Thanks,
> Rick WB3CSY
> -- 
> Sent from Rick's gmail account
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