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Re: New ARRL President



IF we want the ARRL to recognize the satellites more, we need to run more APRS, since that is their primary focus today.

73s John NE0P


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Roger Kolakowski" <rogerkola@aol.com>
Date:  Thu, 26 Jan 2006 10:24:50 -0500

> >Perhaps he can be consulted as to why we aren't important to Amateur
>Radio?>
>
>Maybe my initial post was a little rugged, and truthfully I am not a staunch
>supporter of ARRL, even though I count George Wilson, W4OYI, former
>president , as one of my best friends.
>
>It is disconcerting to me to see what I consider as the ARRL giving short
>shrift to the Satellite service and AMSAT in general.
>
>Perhaps they consider the two organizations as competitors in the same pool
>for members?
>
>I guess I'm looking for enlightenment from a new face, and in no way intend
>to criticize his accomplishments but rather to tap his expert opinions.
>
>Roger
>WA1KAT
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "David Smith" <w6te@msn.com>
>To: "amsatbb" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>; "Edward R. Cole" <al7eb@acsalaska.net>
>Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 4:12 AM
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] New ARRL President
>
>
>> Joel is an absolutely a prince of a guy! We couldn't have a more competent
>> ARRL President!  Regarding his AMSAT affiliation, I don't necessarily
>belong
>> to all of the organizations that I support! It would cost me several
>thousand
>> dollars per year!
>>
>> Joel is a GREAT GUY with ALL Amateur radio interests at heart! I can't
>respect
>> another ham operator more than I respect Joel!
>>
>> I would suggest we put this pettiness behind us and support our new ARRL
>> President!
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Dave / W6TE
>> North American Distributor of EZMaster; "the ultimate contest accessory."
>> 1-877-202-0963
>> www.dxconnection.com<http://www.dxconnection.com/>
>>   ----- Original Message -----
>>   From: Edward R. Cole<mailto:al7eb@acsalaska.net>
>>   To: amsatbb<mailto:amsat-bb@amsat.org>
>>   Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2006 11:58 PM
>>   Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] New ARRL President
>>
>>
>>   At 11:43 PM 1/25/2006 -0500, Roger Kolakowski wrote:
>>   >I wonder why a satellite operator who has risen to the level of
>President
>> of
>>   >the ARRL, and touched all the "bases", doesn't consider membership in
>> AMSAT
>>   >as one of the "essential" parts of his resume.
>>   >
>>   >Perhaps he can be consulted as to why we aren't important to Amateur
>> Radio?
>>   >
>>   >Roger
>>   >WA1KAT
>>
>>   Roger,
>>
>>   Perhaps you should give Joel a chance to respond before you judge what
>he
>>   believes.  He may be active on satellite ham radio but this should not
>be
>>   seen as a lack of interest or support.  I know Joel, personally, and I
>>   would not make that statement.
>>
>>   Has anyone here on Amsat-bb contacted him and offered an invitation to
>join
>>   Amsat?
>>
>>
>>   73's,
>>   Ed - KL7UW
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