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Re: Amsat 2002 BOD Ballot, tough choices.



Frederick - The first May AMSAT renewal notice was mailed on 4/30/02.
If you did not respond to that,  a second notice was mailed.  As the
AMSAT Office Manager, I must point out that there was no "AMSAT office
screwup"  73-Martha
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frederick M. Spinner" <fspinner@hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, July 22, 2002 10:24 AM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Amsat 2002 BOD Ballot, tough choices.


> Ok, from all of the pissy comments on and off list I've received
from this,
> tell me, am I wrong?
>
> I've been an AMSAT member for a long time and I just missed an
election
> because of an AMSAT office screwup, and it's my fault?
>
> Maybe so, but this year I really could have used the reminder.
>
> I've been busy building a house, and dealing with contractors are
like
> dealing with satan himself. (and I'm NOT sorry if you are a
contractor)
>
> All I said is that notices to renew memberships are supposed to go
out
> BEFORE the memberships expire.  Not a difficult concept.  And a good
one to
> keep memberships and cash flow.  Hell the ARRL sends me QEX renewals
four
> months (!) before the magazine expires!
>
> I tell you one thing, this won't happen again, or I'll not renew
next time.
> So there!
>
> And people wonder why I refuse to do life memberships...I like the
option to
> quit if need be...
>
> Fred W0FMS
>
>
> >From: "Reicher, James" <JReicher@hrblock.com>
> >To: "'Frederick M. Spinner'" <fspinner@hotmail.com>,
> >"'amsat-bb@amsat.org'" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> >Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Amsat 2002 BOD Ballot, tough choices.
> >Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2002 13:27:11 -0500
> >
> >You should go down to your local computer supply store.  Memory is
pretty
> >cheap these days
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Frederick M. Spinner [mailto:fspinner@hotmail.com]
> >Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 11:07 AM
> >To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
> >Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Amsat 2002 BOD Ballot, tough choices.
> >
> >
> >
> >(On Soapbox)...
> >
> >I didn't get the ballot because I didn't go to Dayton this year and
renew
> >like I normally do, and didn't get informed from the Amsat office
of my
> >membership expiry until two months after it happened.
> >(Yes, forgetting that my AMSAT membership expires in May isn't at
the top
> >of
> >
> >my mind from day-to-day...)
> >
> >TAPR lost my membership awhile back for the same reason. (on
repeated
> >occasions)
> >
> >In the case of AMSAT needing $$$ for projects I hope I was a
mistake
> >because
> >
> >this is a good way of losing membership and $$$...
> >
> >(Off Soapbox...)
> >(Flameproof underwear on...)
> >
> >Fred W0FMS
> >
> > >From: John K9IJ <k9ij@vx5.com>
> > >To: "Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" <vlfiscus@mcn.net>, amsat-bb@amsat.org
> > >Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Amsat 2002 BOD Ballot, tough choices.
> > >Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 15:53:41 -0500
> > >
> > >At 12:27 PM 7/18/2002 -0600, Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL wrote:
> > >>I just got my Amsat-NA Official 2002 Board of Directors ballot
and I
> >can't
> >
> > >>decide who to vote for. I think all of them should be on the
Board, wish
> >I
> >
> > >>could vote for all five.
> > >
> > >I agree. Was a very tough choice. They're all excellent
candidates and
> > >would do
> > >equally great jobs.
> > >
> > >John - K9IJ
> > >LM-874
> > >
> > >
> > >-
> > >
> > >John Rice  K9IJ
> > >k9ij@vx5.com
> > >Webmaster, Network Admin, Janitor
> > >http://www.k9ij.com
> > >http://www.suhfars.org
> > >
> > >
> > >
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