How often does an 'interesting' signal occur?


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Message 1250989 - Posted: 24 Jun 2012, 18:18:22 UTC

Just wondered how often a signal crops up that warrants further checking?

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Message 1251092 - Posted: 25 Jun 2012, 0:17:22 UTC - in response to Message 1250989.

pretty much every WU that returns has something of interest. The important thing is that these interesting signals repeat themselves in the same spot in the sky
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Message 1251270 - Posted: 25 Jun 2012, 11:31:12 UTC - in response to Message 1251092.

Thanks for that. I had no idea if it was possibly every WU, or one in a million WU's. I realise 'something interesting' could be anything and multiple checks are made etc, but was just curious.

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Message 1251357 - Posted: 25 Jun 2012, 16:06:10 UTC - in response to Message 1251270.

virtually every WU finds something of interest that is reported back to S@H. The trick is having the result match certain criteria setup that matches what an ET singal would supposedly be. Those results are then put through the NTPKr process to weed out and sort signals. In the end very few "signals" (pulses,triplets gaussians or spikes) actually meet the criteria for potential signals
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Message 1273430 - Posted: 20 Aug 2012, 17:57:17 UTC

Well it would be nice if we could actually see the results. I can't find anything on the site that shows current results and signals of interest.
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Message 1273565 - Posted: 21 Aug 2012, 1:07:41 UTC - in response to Message 1273430.

Well it would be nice if we could actually see the results. I can't find anything on the site that shows current results and signals of interest.

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