27651Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: OT: Great news about TIROS satellite dish
- Oct 5, 2012On 10/05/2012 11:01 PM, joshbensadon wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, Evan Koblentz <evan@...> wrote:Umm...That dish is sixty feet (!) in diameter. One doesn't just "get
>> This just in from OMARC, regarding the giant TIROS dish at InfoAge:
>> >>> The team has succeeded in freeing the elevation drive from its
>> moorings today. The REALLY good news is that once they succeeded at
>> that, they were able to move the dish in elevation by a small amount. It
>> is not longer a question of "if" the dish will work, but rather "when"
>> and "how."
> Umm, Please excuse my ignorance. I don't get it? How big is this dish and why was it stuck? Couldn't a little WD-40 do the trick? Ok, the WD-40 is more of a joke, but seriously, how stuck can something get?
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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