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Re: FW: Bracewell Observsatory - any AMSAT usage?



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----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg D." <ko6th_greg@hotmail.com>
To: <tim@timtapio.com>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2006 9:18 PM
Subject: RE: FW: [amsat-bb] Bracewell Observsatory - any AMSAT usage?


> 1135
>
> Greg  KO6TH
>
>
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: "Tim Tapio" <tim@timtapio.com>
> To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Subject: FW: [amsat-bb] Bracewell Observsatory  - any AMSAT usage?
> Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2006 10:11:45 -0500
>
> Don't just vote, sign the petition as well.  I saw very few amateur
> callsigns listed and less than 1100 signatures (I was 1097).
>
> Help save this!
>
> 73 de Tim, K4SHF
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@amsat.org] On Behalf
> Of Edward R. Cole
> Sent: Saturday, March 04, 2006 9:10 PM
> To: Kauto Huopio; amsat-bb@amsat.org
> 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
>  >----
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> 73's,
> Ed - KL7UW
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