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

Re: SETI more confirmations of the signal?

Daniel Boyd Fox ( )
Mon, 2 Nov 1998 09:06:56 -0500 (EST)


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?

Daniel Fox

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

> Greetings...
> Please view this page and respond to what is posted.
> 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
> 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.