[amsat-bb] VE3FRH SK

Allen F. Mattis afmattis at comcast.net
Mon Dec 5 20:12:45 UTC 2016

I am also saddened by Robin's passing.  He was the only AMSAT 
president I ever had a satellite contact with.

Allen N5AFV

At 11:50 AM 12/5/2016, you wrote:
>Sorry to learn of Robin's untimely passing.  I was executive vice 
>president when he was president, which also entailed my being acting 
>president during the loss and subsequent partial recovery of 
>AO  -40.  He and I didn't always agree, but I was in a position to 
>see the many ways in which AMSAT benefited from his wisdom and 
>strong leadership.  He was instrumental in building the close 
>relationship that now exists between AMSAT and IARU, as well as in 
>guiding the organization through the difficult times that followed 
>AO-40.  AMSAT, and amateur radio, are better off because of Robin's 
>presence among us.
>R.I.P., old friend.
>73 Ray W2RS
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