[amsat-bb] Re: SkyCube CubeSat Proposes "Tweets from Space"
kk5do at amsat.org
Wed Jun 20 17:34:07 PDT 2012
i seem to remember a satellite with a swatch message of some sort. could
i donate $10,000 and get about 30 minutes of air time... pretty
inexpensive advertising compared to radio and tv time.
On 6/20/2012 6:05 PM, Lee Maisel wrote:
> Interesting. But if they word it properly, and the $1 donation is
> strictly to support the mission, then only donors can "tweet" or
> whatever. Since it's not for-profit venture anyway.....
> Trevor . wrote:
>> The funding concept of this CubeSat is $1 will sponsor 10 seconds of
>> the mission and what you get for that 10 seconds is the ability to
>> broadcast a message from space, “effectively tweet from space”.
>> It uses a balloon de-orbit mechanism.
>> See video at http://www.uk.amsat.org/?p=8435
>> Stikes me that a $1 donation for a message might be pushing FCC regs
>> a bit should it be using 437 MHz.
>> 73 Trevor M5AKA
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