Joined: 17 Nov 12
has ANYONE ever tested the wave searching routines by pointing a dish at the moon or our planets and seeing if the routines can find something from EARTH. AND THEN CAN THEY PICK OUT ONE SIGNAL from out planet. seems like a simple test. self generated testing (i.e. setting up a test generation pattern using test equipment COULD BE NON FUNCTIONAL ON ACTUAL SIGNALS! would someone please take 5secs of data from the moon or saturn or mars..... and just see if someones computer could actually find a tv station from earth?????
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Joined: 27 May 07
- ALF - "Find out what you don't do well ..... then don't do it!" :)
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John McLeod VII|
Joined: 15 Jul 99
At least, they don't get to do that very often. They have on very rare occasions spent the money to point the dish when there was a very interesting set of signals from a few places. I believe that the only time they have done this, they spent a half an hour each on 8 points.
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