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Re: AO-40



Agree!  Thanks for all the efforts Peter.

73
KE4AZN
Mike Kingery

> Please stop this ****!
>
> There were no KNOWN problems!!!
>
> The valve which seemed not to operate correctly was sent back to
> the manufactor in US and was repaired.
>
> The valve and pressure regulator worked perfect in Orlando and
> it worked perfect during the pressure test with Helium in Kourou!
>
> All other subsystems worked perfectly, including the 70cm TX.
>
> Peter.
>
>
>
>
> sco@sco-inc.com wrote:
> >
> > At 07:33 PM 12/17/2000 , you wrote:
> > >You'd think he'd at least get my call right.  I'm not trying to create
any
> > >kind of dissension at all.  I'm just letting my frustrations be known.
Have
> > >you read the reports?  They put it up with KNOWN problems.  How wise is
> > >that?  Any R&D or preparation team worth its salt would fix the KNOWN
> > >problems.  Yes I agree, no hardware is perfect.  I supported this team
from
> > >the beginning with words and cash but it seems that they put something
up
> > >that wasn't ready.
> >
> > This is one point on which I agree.  If I had been told that we were
> > planning to launch P3D with "known" problems such as this ... I would
NOT
> > have invested any money [nor will I in the future]. I always thought
that
> > everything tested "fine" prior to launch. Mistakes happen ... life
happens
> > ..but launching with known defects that could cause this loss of control
> > are NOT acceptable risks.
> >
> > W4SCO
> >
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