[amsat-bb] Re: Golf in space
w7lrd at comcast.net
Thu Nov 23 09:54:08 PST 2006
Put a Wall Mart smiley face on the bird
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From: "Bob Bruninga " <bruninga at usna.edu>
> > If a company is willing to spend his money flying a golf
> > ball could be they will be willing to donate if they can
> > have their logo on an amateur satellite?
> I agree that if we had someone that knew the right person and asked in the right
> way, that we could find corporate sponsors for our amateur satellites. See my
> idea below for a Golf Ball satellite.
> But now that someone beat us to it, I doubt another golf ball company will
> respond. But why not an amateur satellite in a COKE cooler, or a PEPSI 6-pack?
> It just takes an amateur radio salesman to get out here and drum up the
> business. They would be sponsoring an educational mission. The communications
> of the amateur payload would have NOTHING to do with their advertising campaign
> other than the photos of their logo in space.
> There would be no pecuniary interest in the "communications provided".
> So many ideas, so little time...
> Bob, Wb4APR
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