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Re: The Whole GEO Package - EMCOMM



I understand Roger.

Since Katrina there has been reported activity by ARRL and Home Land
Security 
that tend to reach for the GEO type capability
Without the AMSAT ability I might add.
At this stage it is all conjecture which hopes to not miss anything.
Especially funds

Joe  K0VTY
===============
 Thu, 20 Dec 2007 13:35:18 -0500 "Roger Kolakowski" <rogerkola@aol.com>
writes:
> Joe noted...
> 
> "...> The notion that Maybe ARRL should be the driver(s) of GEO's 
> for
> emergency satellite radio flew past a moment ago....<
> 
> Please don't misinterpret me...It has been mentioned many times that 
> ARRL
> does not necessarily have Satellite interests as one of their 
> primary
> objectives.
> 
> The status of contesting through satellites is one example.
> 
> I mentioned ARRL only in recognition of past efforts and 
> accomplishments in
> supporting EMCOMM...a decision would have to be made as to whether 
> they have
> expertise or influence remaining in that area, other than an 
> existing large
> organization of amateur radio operators. Do we as AMSAT need to 
> generate
> that pool of talent or do we choose to "borrow" from it to meet 
> satellite
> EMCOMM goals?
> 
> Roger
> WA1KAT
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <k0vty@juno.com>
> To: <rogerkola@aol.com>
> Cc: <brobertson@mta.ca>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>; 
> <kl7uw@acsalaska.net>
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2007 12:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: The Whole GEO Package - EMCOMM
> 
> 
> > The notion that Maybe ARRL should be the driver(s) of GEO's
> > for emergency satellite radio flew past a moment ago.
> > At least it would appear the issue is larger than just AMSAT-NA
> >
> > Joe K0VTY
> > ==================
> 
> 
> 
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