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Re: Re: The AMSAT Web-page

Non-profit organizations can actually make money.  The status depends 
on how the money is then used.  The ARRL has ads on its site and the 
ARRL is non-profit.



On Wednesday, Jun 18, 2003, at 09:22 America/Chicago, Jeff Davis wrote:

> As this thread continues (raising funds) lets all keep in mind that
> as a non-profit organization, AMSAT can't do whatever it wants to
> turn a buck...there are some legal ramifications of maintaining that
> not for profit status. I don't know if accepting Web advertising
> falls into a problem area or not but it has been discussed many times
> before and always rejected. Perhaps that is why?
Jon Ogden
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