I was looking at hosting the event in 2019 at MO9, Miller, Missouri. However I would yield to an Oshkosh event (when you host it's hard to fly in). Meeting new KR people would be interesting.
Anyone else have any input? Ken Hurley On Tue, Jun 26, 2018, 8:14 PM svd via KRnet <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Seems like a good time to stir the muck and get a little hate from ya all. > > How about having the KR Gathering at AirVenture? I would be happy to help > organize. > > Yes - AirVenture is crowded and difficult - especially to fun fly during > the event. But it is also a central unifying event - one which attracts > folk from all over the world - even New Zealand! > > Flying in/out of OSH is a little more challenging than an deserted > mid-west uncontrolled field - but it is remarkably easy if you can read > (notams) and have a radio. > > I (and most of us I am guessing) have to prioritize our free time and can > only really make one big airplane event a year (if that). While I would > love to attend a KR Gathering, I can not yet justify the costs in time and > $ in light of the many other demands. > > IMHO greater attendance of a OSH KR Gathering and public exposure trumps > bucolic. In addition to a wider audience, an AirVenture KR Gathering could > more easily draw on outside expertise and attendees could learn from the > unparalleled gathering of resources and vendors gathered at OSH. > > Yes, the one or two KR’s that show up at OSH don’t draw much interest, > but I imagine that might be different with 10 or 20. > > I am aware that the “choosing” mechanism for where to “Gather” is at the > “Gather” and not here in a publicly available venue. But I thought I’d > just put it out there. If the only “vote that counts” for choosing where > to Gather is _only_ at the gathering, then it very neatly excludes the > concerns of anyone not at the gathering (by definition). > > > All that and I am not even going to make OSH this year. But next year I > will work on at least a KR meet up at OSH. > > Cheers, > Owen Hughes > > _______________________________________________ > Search the KRnet Archives at > https://email@example.com/. > Please see LIST RULES and KRnet info at http://www.krnet.org/info.html. > see http://list.krnet.org/mailman/listinfo/krnet_list.krnet.org to change > options. > To UNsubscribe from KRnet, send a message to krnet-le...@list.krnet.org > _______________________________________________ Search the KRnet Archives at https://firstname.lastname@example.org/. Please see LIST RULES and KRnet info at http://www.krnet.org/info.html. see http://list.krnet.org/mailman/listinfo/krnet_list.krnet.org to change options. To UNsubscribe from KRnet, send a message to krnet-le...@list.krnet.org