From dtillman@cannonexpress.comTue Jul 22 17:25:50 1997
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 15:44:09 -0500
From: David Tillman 
Subject: Amateur Radio Astronomy email list

    Hello, You might, or might not, be interested in this.
    I have started a new email list for amateur radio astronomy.

    To subscribe, send mail to:

    with nothing in the body of the message except for:


    I have included the signon message in this note.


    David Tillman

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    1. Where do I send messages to post?

        Send messages to the list to:


    2. Where do I send subscribe/unsubscribe messages.

        Send subscribe/unsubscribe messages to:


        with "subscribe" or "unsubscribe" in the message body.

    3. What is the purpose of this list?

	The purpose of this list is to share information
        and ideas regarding amateur radio astronomy.

    4. Who is welcome here?

	Amateur and professional astronomers.

        Who isn't welcome here? Flamers and those who take joy
        in putting down other people. 99% of being a professional
        is in your attitude. I will not hesitate to nuke from the
        list those who consistently display an un-professional attitude.

    5. What topics are welcome here?

        If it pertains to radio astronomy it is welcome
        here. A small sample of such topics would include:

            Telescope construction methods.

            Schematics for pre-amp and A/D circuits.

            Exchange of observational data and collaborative

        You get the idea.

    6. A final request.

        As a favor to the other list subscribers, once you have
        subscribed, please send a short bio to the list detailing
        items such as your current radio telescope setup and special
        observing interests, if any.

    That's all folks! Once again, if you have any trouble, send 
    mail to