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Re: Re: Re The Moon



Lou....the silly politicians rein supreme!!!!   Maybe Washington can change the
laws if Physics!!!!   Well, hell at least you tried to make some common sense of
the AMSAT-bb but with the level of "dreamers", I think not!  Cliff K7RR


Lou McFadin wrote:
> 
> I would be curious about what electronics you have that can survive the
> lunar environment.
> Care to enlighten us on that?
> 
> On Mar 5, 2004, at 4:02 PM, William Leijenaar wrote:
> 
> > Hi AMSATs,
> >
> > I like to do some comment about some things that are not true:
> > In a previous reply I read the following:
> >
> > *This is hardly the same mission that you and William had proposed.
> > Your
> > *proposal was to use an Amsat-built, Amsat-funded lunar landing
> > spacecraft.
> > *Bob's proposal is to send an ARISS-type payload along on a NASA
> > manned lunar
> > *mission. The degree of difficulty is several orders of magnitude less
> > than
> > *trying to get there by ourselves.
> >
> > First of all, its not an AMSAT project but a privat project off me,
> > like the transponder I build for VUSAT...  I never talked about AMSAT
> > fundings, and I never asked for it...
> > The idea is completely mine, and as many hams are somehow not
> > interrested, I decided to find other ways than via AMSAT... (also to
> > avoid interference from people who endless complain about money,
> > frequencies, who will come on the newpaper picture etc etc)
> >
> > The ways are slowly made, and the design of a transponder that will
> > survives moon enviorment for longer time are already made. About the
> > problem to get from the earth to the moon surface that is now under
> > development. I think in several months there will be also connections
> > in that way to solve this problem. Then the only thing is to build,
> > test, and make it...
> > It all takes lot of time, but with working you get more far than with
> > talking only...
> >
> > I will not talk about any technical details because it is not any of
> > the AMSATs projects.
> > Why I do this ? Just because I like designing things that are
> > difficult :o)
> >
> > 73 de PE1RAH, William
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> >
> Lou McFadin
> 
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