archiv~1: Re: SETI more confirmations of the signal?

Re: SETI more confirmations of the signal?

Daniel Boyd Fox ( foxd@indiana.edu )
Mon, 2 Nov 1998 09:06:56 -0500 (EST)

Mark,

All of the "evidence" I've examined so far has been FORGED, FAKED, etc.
All this has done is drive home the fact this is a HOAX. Any supposed
collaborating evidence is going to be viewed in the context of all the
FAKED evidence to date.

What is your connection with this hoax?

73,
Daniel Fox
KF9ET

On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, Mark, The WebMaster wrote:

> Greetings...
>
> Please view this page and respond to what is posted.
>
> http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hall/7193/japan.html
>
> Convinced this is all some plot to get you to click that page? Fine,
> here's the text, sorry about the spacing. Please DO look at theat page
> and the attached images/screendumps and respond on this list. Surely,
> you are all considering these new reports and looking for the signal
> yourselves as best you can, right?
>
> ============
>
> Second Confirmation from radio amateur in Japan.
>
> From: Jay Oka
>
> To whom it may concern:
>
> I found your site from reading a post you made to rec.radio.amateur
> regarding signals at 1450Mhz. Most interesting. I am
> involved with microwave point-to-point communications and when I noticed
> a message from another amateur who also works
> stations in the 23 cm band. I have also maintained an interest in
> amateur radio astronomy and have a 2 meter hydrogen line
> telescope that I use occassionally. What I did was as follows: connect
> the hydrogen line telescope feedhorn to a microwave
> range spectrum analyzer board in my PC and with this setup I gathered
> the data you see plotted in the first inclosed jpeg. I was
> highly skeptical of the whole story about EQ Pegasi especially after
> reading the buisness wire story however I decided to give
> it a look. If nothing were found it would be a very interesting
> expiriment.
>
> On October 31 at about 17:30 UTC (November 1st, 2:30 local) I set the
> telescope to the corridinates of EQ Pegasi, RA 23
> 31 52, Dec +19 56 15 (the yellow "x" on the star map in the second
> image) I also tuned to the frequency around 1453.827
> Mhz as was described. I did not see signal. I looked higher in frequency
> and still did not see signal. I then seached lower and
> found a carrier-like signal at about 1452.187 Mhz. I recorded the graph
> you see. The X axis represent time, the Y axis
> represents frequency. It is the "waterfall" display of the spectrum
> analyzer program I used. During the time of observation, in
> the image you'll see the signal (the diagonal line) shifted down in
> frequency by nearly 200Hz! That would explain why I couldn't
> pick the signal up at 1453, the signal itself is getting lower. I hope
> this may be of some service to those that may want to
> monitor this signal
>
> Best regard,
>
> Jay Oka - JA1TR - Tokyo
>
> Star Map of Pegasus sent to us by Jay Oka in Japan.
>