I've already talked to him yesterday, and emails have been exchanged as well. Nice guy!
Things look a lot better now... However, since the first month was only a partial month, I won't be getting 8K rmb for the first month. It'll be more than what I've had, but I still can't go nuts with buying stuff if I want to be eating by Dec. 15th.
Heh we don't have to look far; we can usually find Sparky at our DART launches. So if you need him interrogated etc. that you can't do from China just let me know :wink: He ran the club for 15 years and preserved our fantastic flying site.