If you listened to Art Bell or Richard Hoaglund you'd know that this is not
the only time that the earth stood still.
>2. The radio had stepped to the next frequency. Why would the carrier
>still be in
> the exact same bin?? (127). IMPOSSIBLE with a real signal!!
>This always happens when you have a local PC birdie in your soundboard.
>In other words, the signal is a fake or a dumb mistake.
I agree, it's pobably a mistake. I previously tried to have most of my ICOM
birdies appear in an orderly fashion w/i the same bin range, which you can
do depending upon the value of the "step" function in setifox.cfg; then of
course the filters can be set to get rid of many biirdies in an orderly
>Furthermore, the upper waterfall display shows a frequency drift (almost
>like a doppler without
>the curving effect). There is no way that the carrier could have hit the
>same bin! (127)
>on a different part of the band!
I agree unless it's something like a complicated AM signal running old type
>3. If the dish is not on a full AZ/EL system, The waterfall signal trace
>has to be bogus.
>4. The last thing that got my goat, was the uppermost display. The input
>line is FLAT. there is NO INPUT SIGNAL! Seems like there was no receiver
>connected to the sound card.
That one jumped out at me, what a ridiculous situation!
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