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Re: [aa] Re: Re: Up-coming AMSAT Board Election - Gunther -



To set the record straight, through the month of June we have spent $6900 on
ARISS.  No AMSAT money is spent on any school contacts.  Nor is money spent
on behalf of the ARRL.The biggest part of  the expenditure this year  is
rent for the FL lab and travel to ISS Meetings.  73- Martha


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Guimont" <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
To: <kgschaffrath@beckman.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 12:54 PM
Subject: [aa] Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Up-coming AMSAT Board Election - Gunther -


>
> >"A School ARISS contact does not cost anything either other than a lot of
> >volunteer time and interraction with the students over a several week
> >period.  A lot better investment in HAM radio than a gee-whiz demo to a
> >lot of drunks on the beach."
>
> Keith,
>
> Yes, I was just striking a few notes, but quite obviously I got a whole
> chord!!  We'll get the band playing yet!!
>
>
> >Bob,
> >Are you saying we spend nothing on Ariss,  I find that hard to believe.
> >Actually i believe we spend a considerable amount.  And i really find
> >it hard to believe a bunch of 8 year olds are going to think about
getting
> >a ham license and build satellites after seeing a telephone linked demo
> >to the space station. They probably dont even know you are hams, If
> >asked they probably think your nasa people.  And btw most beaches
> >dont allow drinking , out here in california anyway.
>
> I guess beaches east of the Mississippi haven't modernized yet, after that
> remark about drunks on the beach.  Well, they'll catch up eventually...
>
> It was actually in connection with a Boy Scout event...
>
>
>
>
>             73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>                     Disagree: I learn....
>
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