archiv~1: Re: SETI "The Antenna" ;-)

Re: SETI "The Antenna" ;-)

KEN CHATTENTON ( (no email) )
Wed, 11 Nov 1998 06:19:16 -0000

Hi Chip, all,

Thanks for another slant on what is really a very good bit of 'April Fool'
I thought at one point there that April the first am was one celebrated the
same in the USA as it is over here..........cheers once again Ken ( about
designing one for SETI Chip ? ).
-----Original Message-----
From: Fractenna@aol.com <Fractenna@aol.com>
To: setiuk@onyxnet.co.uk <setiuk@onyxnet.co.uk> seti@sni.net <seti@sni.net>
Date: 10 November 1998 20:02
Subject: Re: SETI "The Antenna" ;-)

>Hi Ken;
>
> Oh, I GOT the date:-)--including year. The point is it sounds VERY
>plausible--except for a few key facts about 'supergain antennae'.
>
>In 1985 the prospect of superconductive antennae sounded outrageous--in
fact
>they exist today . So the spoof isn't on superconductivity:-)
>
>73
>Chip N1IR
>