[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: P3D information

The problem is that it is likely not known now!

on 10/4/00 4:52 PM, Franklin Antonio at antonio@qualcomm.com wrote:

> At 01:52 PM 10/4/00 +0005, Bruce Paige wrote:
>> why do some require actual transponder activation times now? why do some
>> need to know pre-launch keps? ... no one, not even the control ops for the
>> satellite need any of this until the satellite is in the air. then, only
>> the control ops will need it until they
> People have great interest, and therefore want to follow along and
> understand what is happening.
> That's why they want to know.  I think telling them "you don't need that"
> is a bad idea, because it makes them feel unimportant, ie
> "outsiders".  Statements such as the one you made above can too easily be
> received as a slap in the face.
> The much more interesting challenge is to make them feel like insiders.
> Toward that end, information should be freely and repeatedly disseminated,
> collected on the web site, pushed out to the AMSAT community in many
> different ways.  Think of it as good community-building public relations.

Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)



"A life lived in fear is a life half lived."

Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org