On 07/22/2014 12:26 AM, Bryce Salmi wrote:
By usher in he was clearly referring to gaining technical abilities as a group to attack more complex satellites.
That's not how I read it. In any event, AMSAT has already built far more complex satellites; remember AO-40? (Maybe that one was *too* complex.)
Quite a few of the older and more experienced technical volunteers have simply drifted away from the organization due to a lack of interesting current projects.