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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Great start Wes!&nbsp; Thanks for taking this part of the project on.&nbsp; This is even better than what I originally had in mind for our equipment list.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>A couple of points of clarification for the spreadsheet, so everyone knows what my thoughts were.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>#1, I have a 3ft tripod, but not the 5ft.&nbsp; I think the 3ft may be too short to allow complete freedom of movement/rotation of the antenna.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>#5 and 6 are the rigs we&#8217;ll use for the contact.&nbsp; They are specifically designed for satellite operations and will make tracking the Doppler shift easier.&nbsp; I&#8217;m not sure what the V8000&#8217;s are for, but my thought was that we&#8217;d use UHF for any local communications to avoid any potential interference with the VHF contact to ISS.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>On #29, I had hoped to see the report from Justin before now, but I know he is busy with school.&nbsp; Perhaps we will hear from him this evening at BCARES.&nbsp; We likely won&#8217;t need a shelter outdoors as the contact will be conducted in the school, probably in their media center.&nbsp; This is based on a recent site survey at the school and discussion with folks there.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>If you have other thoughts on the shelter (or anything else), please feel free to share them as I can certainly have overlooked things! That&#8217;s why we want this to be a group effort!<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Also, if anyone knows where we can acquire anything on the list we need, please speak up!&nbsp; If you think of anything not on the list, please share that too.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Don &#8211; KM0R<o:p></o:p></span></p><div><div style='border:none;border-top:solid #E1E1E1 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'> rockbridgecommittee-bounces@mail.k0si.net [mailto:rockbridgecommittee-bounces@mail.k0si.net] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Wes Sherman<br><b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, September 03, 2013 9:04 AM<br><b>To:</b> rockbridgecommittee@mail.k0si.net<br><b>Subject:</b> [Rockbridge Committee] Fw: Emailing: Equipment status.xlsx<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p></div><div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='background:whitesmoke'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> </span><a href="mailto:wessherman@socket.net" title="wessherman@socket.net"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Wes Sherman</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> <o:p></o:p></span></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='background:whitesmoke'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Sent:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> Monday, September 02, 2013 6:59 PM<o:p></o:p></span></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='background:whitesmoke'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>To:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> </span><a href="mailto:kv0s.dave@gmail.com" title="kv0s.dave@gmail.com"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Dave Larsen</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> ; </span><a href="mailto:km0r@km0r.net" title="km0r@km0r.net"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Don Moore</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> ; </span><a href="mailto:fdittric@gmail.com" title="fdittric@gmail.com"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Fred Dittrich</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> ; </span><a href="mailto:wessherman@socket.net" title="wessherman@socket.net"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Wes Sherman</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> ; </span><a href="mailto:wittend@wwrinc.com" title="wittend@wwrinc.com"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>David M. Witten II</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> ; </span><a href="mailto:myronkay@aol.com" title="myronkay@aol.com"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Myron Kay</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> <o:p></o:p></span></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='background:whitesmoke'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Cc:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> </span><a href="mailto:kc0yns@yahoo.com" title="kc0yns@yahoo.com"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>COREY MESENBRINK</span></a><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> <o:p></o:p></span></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='background:whitesmoke'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Subject:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> Emailing: Equipment status.xlsx<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></div></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Well, I figure we need some sort of list to start modifying.&nbsp; Attached is an Excel file.&nbsp; Nothing is considered final or even strongly recommended.&nbsp; </span><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>You might first decide if you like the format.&nbsp; It can be changed easily.&nbsp; Fred already helped with that.</span><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>I started by including things from emails.&nbsp; I understand Don has purchased some more equipment, so we expect immediate changes and additions.</span><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Maybe you will have some ideas for improvements / additions / changes at the BCARES and CMRA meetings.</span><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Let me know if I omitted any committee names or if others should have copies.</span><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>73</span><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>wes</span><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>ab0se</span><o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></p></div><p class=MsoNormal>The message is ready to be sent with the following file or link attachments:<br>Equipment status.xlsx<br><br>Note: To protect against computer viruses, e-mail programs may prevent sending or receiving certain types of file attachments.&nbsp; Check your e-mail security settings to determine how attachments are handled. <o:p></o:p></p></div></body></html>