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Re: Golf in space



Isn't there enough advertising crap on terrestrial TV (especially American 
TV) without subjecting ET to it as well :)

David
M0ZLB/KG4ZLB



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To: "Bob Bruninga " <bruninga@usna.edu>; "Luc Leblanc VE2DWE" 
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Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2006 5:54 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Golf in space


Put a Wall Mart smiley face on the bird
W7LRD

-------------- Original message -------------- 
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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