[sac-board] Re: Tailgating

  • From: "Stanley A. Gorodenski" <stan_gorodenski@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2003 15:09:33 -0800

It looks like, from the '1999' in the URL, that this is an old rule when they
had the party at Mingus Mtn. Maybe they just forgot to revise the web site for
the star party at Cherry Rd.  But, this is just second guessing, and not up to
me to talk for them.
Stan

"Erdmann, Robert E" wrote:

> Nope....I wasn't there.  I read the NASP rules on the PAC web site (
> http://www.pacorg.net/1999inf1.htm ) before going and saw "BE PREPARED
> TO TRANSPORT YOUR TELESCOPE APPROXIMATELY 300 FEET TO THE OBSERVING
> FIELD. CARS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE OBSERVING FIELD FOR ANY REASON.",
> and made the erroneous assumption that it would be enforced.  It sure
> kept me from attending.
>
> /Bob=20
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stanley A. Gorodenski [mailto:stan_gorodenski@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
> Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2003 3:29 PM
> To: sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [sac-board] Re: Tailgating
>
> I assume from your statement that you were there last Saturday. You,
> therefore, have first hand experience. I was only told what I know
> second hand. So, there was a sign that said 'no tailgating'?
> Interesting.
>
> "Erdmann, Robert E" wrote:
>
> > It certainly was effective in keeping the riff-raff out, though,=20
> > wasn't it?  All of us that saw the posted "no tailgating" rule assumed
>
> > it would be enforced, and chose alternate sites for viewing.  So much=20
> > for posted star party rules.....
> >
> > /Bob
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stanley A. Gorodenski =
> [mailto:stan_gorodenski@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]=3D20
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2003 3:14 PM
> > To: sac-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [sac-board] Tailgating
> >
> > I just learned that one reason for the no tailgating condition in=20
> > previous NASP events was that they were held in a meadow on Mingus=20
> > mountain. The forest service did not want anyone to drive on it. The=20
> > no tailgate rule makes sense if this is true. I was told that at the=20
> > Cherry Road site last Saturday, a number of people did tailgate.=20
> > Apparently the no tailgate rule was not enforced then. Stan


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