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Re: Comments from MAREX-NA 30 DEC 1998



I have been reading posts from Miles and must respectfully agree.  Calm
down and push that child out of your system.

73,
Terry


nh6vb@juno.com wrote:
> 
> Good grief Miles, you sound like a spoilt child whose candy got taken
> away.
> Is this the spirit of Amateur Radio you are talking about?
> With all due respect to a highly educated and capable human being, I
> would
> like to suggest a entry level course in tact and diplomacy. Honey catches
> more
> flies than vinegar. Even dumb old me knows that. Take it easy  "Mann".
> 73 and may the spirit of ALOHA enter your endeavors. De Peter, NH6VB.
> 
> On Wed, 30 Dec 1998 17:23:49 -0500 "Miles Mann" <Miles_Mann@pictel.com>
> writes:
> >December 30, 1998
> >
> >The international Space station is supposed to be a place of
> >international
> >cooperation.
> >Over 16 countries have come together to build the new ISS.
> >Amateur Radio operations have always been supporters of international
> >cooperation.
> >
> >However the creation of ARISS, is just one big monopoly of AMSAT,
> >SAREX and
> >SAFEX clubs.
> >A monopoly who=92s primary goal is to prevent independent experienced
> >satellite clubs
> >from participating in space.
> >
> >This following statement from Thomas Kieselbach, proves my earlier
> >memo=
> >
> >about
> >SAFEX=92s lack of willingness to cooperate with other independent
> >clubs=
> >.
> >
> >excerpt from Thomas memo
> >This stimulated us to develop a new power supply for the Russian 2
> >mete=
> >r
> >ham
> >station in a very short time without having any special contract and
> >ex=
> >tra
> >money. This is the reason why the spare power supply has not been sent
> >=
> >to
> >Russia but held by us. Otherwise it would have been used without our
> >knowledge for the SSTV equipment and could not have been considered as
> >=
> >a
> >spare for the space-based one.
> >***
> >
> >This statement proves:
> >1. The spare power supply is just sitting on a shelf in Germany.
> >2. SAFEX refuses to release or sell the power supply. (my contacts in
> >Moscow told
> >me the power supply is owed to Moscow, however even though I was told
> >t=
> >his
> >more
> >than one time, there still could be a language translation error).
> >3. SAFEX=92s reason for not delivering is because they do not want a
> >NON-AMSAT club
> >to be helped by SAFEX.
> >
> >The attitude displayed by SAFEX is similar to the general attitude of
> >ARISS.  Cooperation
> >and good will world wide are not ARISS primary goals.  It is more
> >impor=
> >tant
> >for ARISS/AMSAT
> >to maintain a monopoly in space than it is to help other independent
> >cl=
> >ub.
> >It is because of the actions of ARISS over the past two years that
> >Ener=
> >gia
> >has taken sets to
> >prevent ARISS from running ISS.
> >ARISS is only managing the American side of ISS.  Energia is
> >maintainin=
> >g
> >full jurisdiction of
> >all projects including Amateur Radio projects which are using any of
> >th=
> >e
> >Russian
> >antenna ports.
> >
> >If ARISS and SAFEX continue with their uncooperative  monopolistic
> >aptitude, there is the strong is a possibility
> >that NASA and Energia could get tired of all of the arguments and
> >just
> >terminate all projects.
> >It is still possible to rebuild ARISS in to a public independent
> >orgiznations, who=92s goals are
> >to foster education programs and good will.
> >
> >
> >Sincerely
> >
> >
> >G. Miles Mann WF1F
> >
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