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Re: Putting The Cart Before The Horse



amsat is done!

We  need to reform, regroup with new leadership and form a NEW  
ORGANIZATION.

NEW PEOPLE, NEW VISION, NEW LEADERSHIP, BETTER FUTURE!

On Dec 11, 2007, at 5:12 PM, R.Haighton wrote:

>
>
> -----Original Message-----
>
> Rick Hambly Wrote......
>
> With all due respect, I suggest that you may not be adequately  
> informed. Did
> you attend the Annual Symposium to find out what is really going  
> on? Have
> you visited the AMSAT Lab yet? Have you attended an AMSAT Board  
> meeting or
> written to the Board members to get more information? Do you read the
> project reports in the Journal? If you think things are headed down  
> the
> wrong path then I recommend that you get informed and get personally
> involved. I think you will find that some of your perceptions are  
> correct
> (very little is done yet) and some are not (the cart [is] before  
> the horse).
>
>
>
>
> Rick
>
> W2GPS
>
> AMSAT President
>
> Rick one of the duties of the executive is to keep the membership  
> informed,
> not everyone can attend the Board Meetings or the Annual meeting and
> Symposium or visit the Lab, Yes Fred May not be adequately informed  
> but I
> believe that is a function of the Executive " to ensure that all  
> members
> have the up-to-date information presented to them on a regular  
> Basis. How
> else can we expect the membership to contribute towards the AMSAT  
> projects.
> 73
>
> Robin Haighton VE3FRH
> Immediate Past President AMSAT
>
>   _____
>
> From: Fred A Parker [mailto:fparker@paulbunyan.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 12:56 AM
> To: amsat-bb; w2gps@amsat.org; Lou MC Fadin
> Subject: Putting Thr Cart Befor The Horse
>
>
>
> After receiving a mailing today from Amsat written by Richard  
> Hambly.   I
> find it imposable to keep quite any longer.   Has anyone heard of the
> saying, putting the cart before the horse.   Amsat needs to finish  
> at least
> one of there present projects before moving on to what in the end  
> may well
> turn out to be a bunch of pipe dreams.   I am speaking of the Mars  
> mission
> and Geostationary packages.   One year ago I was told that Cubesat  
> II would
> be launched in the fall of 2007.   As far as I know very little is  
> done yet.
> Especially in the electronics end.   Don't get me wrong all these  
> ideas are
> great but lets get back to the basics and finish what we have  
> started befor
> taking on anything new or nothing  will get done.
>
> Fred KF0AK
>
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