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Hi Ed, KL7UW    Kauto, OH2LFM   and Domenico, I8CVS

I'm happy to vote YES to recover the Bracewell Observatory, and I agree
completely with you

Many thanks for everybody helping on this.

My best 73"

IW4DVZ Francesco


-----Messaggio originale-----
Da: owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org]Per conto di
i8cvs
Inviato: domenica 5 marzo 2006 7.27
A: Kauto Huopio; amsat-bb@amsat.org; Edward R. Cole
Oggetto: Re: [amsat-bb] Bracewell Observsatory - any AMSAT usage?

Hi Ed, KL7UW and Kauto OH2LFM

I voted YES and this morning  YES that is to halt the demolition
was the 97% of the expressed opinions.

Also I have relayed your message to many satellite users in Italy.

Best 73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward R. Cole" <al7eb@acsalaska.net>
To: "Kauto Huopio" <oh2lfm@sral.fi>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2006 3:09 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Bracewell Observsatory - any AMSAT usage?


> "A year-long effort of the Friends of the Bracewell Observatory
Association
> and the Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers is coming to a critical
point.
> Standord University is about to demolish this important radio observatory
> which we have been attempting to save for use by both amateurs and
> professionals. Your participation in this survey may be the only thing
left
> in halting the demise of this historical site. Please visit the website if
> you wish more background about what we are striving to do:"
>
> I posted this appeal to the MoonNet EME list last week and glad that Kauto
> has brought it to the satellite community's notice.  This has been a very
> busy year for Bob Lash, founder of Freinds of Bracewell and the Soc. of
> Amateur Radio Astronomers of which I am a board member.  The "Friends"
were
> able to scrounge up $20,000 deposit with Stanford to delay the
demolishment
> until they could find techincal and financial backing for bringing the
> radiotelescopes back on-line.  They have gotten support from several
> professors and the engineering dept of Stanford and interests by JPL/NASA
> in funding a program to use the dishes.  The site has even been put in for
> reveiw as a National Historic Site.  Yet the President of Stanford refuses
> to be swayed.
>
> There is a place for individuals to vote their opinion on whether the site
> should be saved.  Public Opinion expressed by this vote may be the LAST
> chance.  BTW the freinds of Bracewell will lose the $20,000 they posted if
> it is demolished.  This was to cover demoshing cost increases for one
year.
>  The last link (shown below) is the website for the effort and where you
> find the place to vote.
>
> Please consider supporting this.  Applications for many amateur space
> communications projects are possible.  I believe Amsat members and the
> satellite ocmmunity at-large have much to benefit from saving this site.
>
> Thanks, Ed - KL7UW
>
> At 02:13 AM 3/5/2006 +0200, Kauto Huopio wrote:
> >Interesting story here. Any usage for AMSAT purposes?
> >
> >http://www.boingboing.net/2006/03/04/save_this_radio_tele.html
> >
>
>http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2006/03/help_save_the_stanford_dish_an
> .html
> >
> >http://www.bambi.net/stanford_dishes/rescue.html
> >
> >--Kauto OH2LFM
> >
> >Kauto Huopio - huopio@iki.fi / oh2lfm@sral.fi
> >Kolmas linja 31 A 1, FI-00530 Helsinki, Finland
> >Tel. +358-40-5008774
> >----
> >Sent via amsat-bb@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
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> >
> 73's,
> Ed - KL7UW
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