What is an HHC 2017 worth hotel wise? It could be expensive. Vote now!

Bill Zimmerly billzimmerly at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 13:35:58 MDT 2016


I'll call and see, Richard. When I call them and ask if we can get a group
rate, how many should I say will be coming?

Sincerely,
Bill
(Sent from my GMail account)


On Sat, Sep 3, 2016 at 2:08 PM, Richard J. Nelson <rjnelsoncf at cox.net>
wrote:

> Hello HHCers,
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> WOW!  I guess this astronomical event is that popular with the general
> population.
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> I will bring my welders glass.  Hotel recommendations are needed.
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> I suspect that hotel rooms are ALL at a premium, if any are available.
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> How many are willing to pay the price?  We could resort to the “old days”
> and bunk at people homes.
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> X < > Y,
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> Richard
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> *From:* hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com [mailto:hhc-bounces at lists.
> brouhaha.com] *On Behalf Of *richard nineteenfortyone
> *Sent:* Saturday, September 03, 2016 11:40 AM
> *To:* Handheld Computing Conference discussion list <
> hhc at lists.brouhaha.com>
> *Subject:* Re: HHC 2017 Topic
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> I believe we astronomers have a unique ability to predict and control the
> weather.   I will come out right now and predict that Oregon will have
> perfect weather for observing the eclipse...  IF WE HAVE OUR MEETING IN
> NASHVILLE!
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> However, if we do go for an Oregon location, I will be happy to work with
> Mel Bartels, my colleague from the telescope making group, to find a good
> location where we can immerse ourselves in maximum eclipsosity and where
> there will be plenty of skilled observers, photographers, and optics
> available to peek through.
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> Warning!  Hotels are probably sold out by now.
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> . . . Richard
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> On Sat, Sep 3, 2016 at 7:39 AM, Richard J. Nelson <rjnelsoncf at cox.net>
> wrote:
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> Hello Bill,
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> Just for the data point can you call a suitable hotel to inquire how
> booked they are?
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> Thanks,
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> X < > Y,
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> Richard
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> *From:* hhc-bounces at lists.brouhaha.com [mailto:hhc-bounces at lists.
> brouhaha.com] *On Behalf Of *Bill Zimmerly
> *Sent:* Saturday, September 03, 2016 3:11 AM
> *To:* Handheld Computing Conference discussion list <
> hhc at lists.brouhaha.com>
> *Subject:* Re: HHC 2017 Topic
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> My home in Hillsboro, Missouri is exactly where totality for the longest
> time is expected - 2:40.
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> Just throwing that out there, but I agree that we must act fast to reserve
> hotel rooms for that date.
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> Sincerely,
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> Bill
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> (Sent from my GMail account)
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> On Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 5:38 PM, Richard J. Nelson <rjnelsoncf at cox.net>
> wrote:
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> Hello HHCers,
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> Most of the critical decisions for HHC 2016 have been made and now it is
> time to execute the plan.
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> Some attendees and Committee members have noted that there is a total
> eclipse next year in August.  For the details see:
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> http://www.eclipse2017.org/2017/path_through_the_US.htm
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> The weekend before the conference (August 19 & 20) looks like a suitable
> AUGUST date and two cities have been used before – Corvallis and Nashville.
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> I am just mentioning this for those who are prone to long term planning.
> Jim Donnelly, from Corvallis, will be attending and I know he has the
> equipment – I have seen photos – that is suitable to view (project) the
> eclipse.
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> Food for thought (now), and discussion at the Conference (later)..
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> X <> Y
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> Richard
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