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Re: ARISS in the 21st Century (was: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 4,Issue 401)



OK...so in reality, Miles has become a "Persona non gratis.." at this time,
at least with the American contingent.

Thank you for clearing that up.

Roger
WA1KAT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank H. Bauer" <ka3hdo@comcast.net>
To: <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2009 7:40 AM
Subject: [sarex] Re: FW: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 4, Issue 401


> Roger,
>
> ARISS International Meetings have, since the beginning, allowed any ham
> community observer attend their meetings.  Many of these meetings are held
> at a space agency, so attendance lists are generated for security to
enable
> observer's attendance.  Each region member society provides this list
(i.e.
> nominates attendance at the meeting) to the meeting host.  This was the
> first time an observer requested attendance and was denied.
>
> I hope this clarifies.
>
> Frank
>
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 23:46:31 -0400
> From: Roger Kolakowski <Rogerkola@aol.com>
> Subject: [sarex] Re: FW: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 4, Issue 401
> To: "Frank H. Bauer" <ka3hdo@comcast.net>
> Cc: sarex@amsat.org
> Message-ID: <4A878117.1060604@aol.com>
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>
> Hi Frank...
>
> I don't want to take sides this early in the game but your statement:
>
> "...Let me also be clear that MAREX as a team was not singled out.  Only
> Miles. So if MAREX had thoughts or proposals, they were and are welcome to
> share them with the ARISS team.  And, if there are other members of MAREX,
> besides Miles, that wanted to attend future meetings, I would expect that
> they probably would be allowed to attend.  As long as they abide by the
> space agency rules.  (But remember, I don't make those decisions)..."
>
> Seems to be contrary to the following note:
>
> >
> > From Gaston Bertels ARISS Chairman
> >
> > Hi Miles,
> >
> > By decision of the ARISS Board, participation to ARISS-i meetings is
> limited to delegates from the Member Societies and observers nominated by
> these societies.
> >
> > USA member societies are the ARRL and AMSAT NA.
> >
> > Only these societies can nominate participants to the ARISS-i meetings.
> >
> > Best regards
> >
> > 73
> >
> > Gaston Bertels, ON4WF
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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