ORI presentation about ITAR/EAR regulatory relief for amateur radio satellites

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by WE4B, Oct 16, 2020.

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  1. WE4B

    WE4B Ham Member QRZ Page

    Congrats to ORI for the hard work on making this happen!

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  2. W0PV

    W0PV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Spectacular presentation! Congratulations to the producer, editor and especially the spokesperson. Raises the bar for vids, not just on the Zed, to be as well prepared and polished.

    Spectacular news too. ORI / ARDC boldly charging ahead while AMSAT-US feebly stumbles behind. Too bad the latter org continues to act so opaque, shortsighted, and especially, defensive.
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  3. WE4B

    WE4B Ham Member QRZ Page

    ORI did a first-class job on this presentation. The work that was done that led up to this announcement was also first-class and will benefit all amateurs that are interested in amateur radio satellites. I am SO proud to see ORI, as you said, charging ahead and looking forward rather than slowly dying a slow and painful death. This proves what can be accomplished by volunteers with a goal in mind when these volunteers are not scared to let go of the past and explore new opportunities. Congrats ORI! Keep up the good work! I'll always be one of your biggest cheerleaders!
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  4. W1YW

    W1YW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Innovation with impediment is the black hole of a dream deferred.

    Although I do not support 'open source hardware' , I do support innovation by radio amateurs for future sat technology, without : 1) astronomical indemnification requirements ; 2) outrageous and irrational restrictions.

    WHEN you let radio amateurs THINK outside the box, then radio amateurs SOLVE PROBLEMS. That was true then, that is true now.

    Here is a recent example.... 'satellite (radar) license plates':

    Last edited: Oct 17, 2020
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  5. W9VTT

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    what goes up must come down
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  6. K6CLS

    K6CLS Ham Member QRZ Page

    you don't have to, that's your freedom. Meanwhile, many of us are using open source methods on hardware to good effect.
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  7. K6CLS

    K6CLS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Congrats, ORI, very well done! You made it look easy.
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  8. W1YW

    W1YW Ham Member QRZ Page

    That's just fine... my point is that we both agree on the stupidity of regulations that make no sense, at costs that are exclusionary:)
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  9. KI7UNJ

    KI7UNJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    easy to get a video made, just got to spend the money..... https://www.fiverr.com/alliemadison12/be-your-video-spokesperson

    you can get anyone to read anything for money.
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  10. WE4B

    WE4B Ham Member QRZ Page

    I can appreciate your opinion about open source hardware. For some situations, it's great. For others, not so great but you are exactly correct about stupid regulations. The work that ORI has done will help all amateurs that have an interest in space communications.
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