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Re: NAMSATE AND EAGLE PROJECT ARE DEAD!!!



The people in AMSAT aren't much different from those in the commercial 
computer hardware and software industry.

73,

John
KD6OZH

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daniel Schultz" <n8fgv@usa.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 21:02 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: NAMSATE AND EAGLE PROJECT ARE DEAD!!!


> Amsat is not a for-profit corporation with employees who take orders and
> follow directions from management. Amsat's management cannot order anyone 
> to
> do anything. It is an all volunteer organization and an ego stroke is the 
> only
> reward that people get for their hard work. It has always been well known 
> that
> this sort of environment attracts the Type-A prima donnas
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prima_donna ->"the term often signifies a 
> vain,
> obnoxious and temperamental person who, although irritating, cannot be 
> done
> without.") In a room full of such people, arguments and fights are not
> uncommon. It has always been this way in Amsat, but perhaps the rapid
> communications of the internet makes it more apparent now than it was in 
> the
> past. This too will pass.
>
> As a volunteer organization, Amsat depends on people like you to step 
> forward
> and do what needs to be done. If you think you can do a better job, then 
> step
> up to the plate and do it. If you don't like the web site or the online 
> store
> then come forward and build a better one. If you think you can run the
> organization better than the current management then run for elected 
> office.
> If you do none of these things, at least stop complaining about the people 
> who
> do.
>
> If you think P3E is the way to go, you are free to send your money to 
> Amsat DL
> to fund P3E. (http://www.p3e-satellite.org/index.pl?lang=en_EN )
>
> Do one of three things: Lead, Follow, or get out of the way.
>
> Dan Schultz N8FGV
>
>
>
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