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Re: Golf in space



Put a Wall Mart smiley face on the bird
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From: "Bob Bruninga " <bruninga@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. 
> 
> http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/amsat-ideas.html 
> 
> 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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