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Re: major AMSAT outreach project



Hi Dave
One would think if AMSAT spent more time/money focused on building 
satellites that AMSAT would have a fleet of them up there LEO and HEO. after 
all thats why I became a member, thinking that AMSAT put satellites in orbit 
not to educate Joe Blows kids on ISS.

73 Greg N0ZHE


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Guimont" <dguimon1@san.rr.com>
To: "Greg Wycoff" <GREGWYCOFF@havilandtelco.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] major AMSAT outreach project


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>>Is AMSAT spending membership dues on NASA project (ARISS) or is this 
>>outreach program funded by direct donations like the satellite program 
>>(EAGLE). if membership dues are being used for this why? ----
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> Gregg, I've asked the same question on here several time, and never did 
> get an answer???
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> I'm GUESSING that AMSAT money is being spent on ARISS; and maybe that is 
> why we never get an answer...Money down the tubes, in my opinion...
>
> ARRL does all the hype about it, I also wonder how much they are 
> contributing to that pot..If they are the staunch supporters, they should 
> assume the whole project......
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>            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>                    Disagree: I learn....
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