archiv~1: Re: SETI Argus Newbie Questions

Re: SETI Argus Newbie Questions

Dr. H. Paul Shuch ( (no email) )
Tue, 24 Nov 1998 21:17:55 -0500

At 03:41 AM 11/25/98 +1000, Ray Gardiner wrote:

>1. I am planning a project Argus station. Are there versions of
> SETI signal analysis software for linux?

That's one of the areas our software committee is presently exploring. For
starters, there is a C FFT routine on the website, designed to run under
GNU. See <>.

>2. The dish (3M) I am building (actually rebuilding) will be fixed
> until I can figure out a low cost way of steering.
> So what are the tradeoff's?

See <>

> Finally, are there any preferred directions to look?

According to the theory of the all-sky survey, not really! See
<> for an explanation of the

If you are a SETI League member, I invite you to explore these questions
further with your fellow members on the Argus technical email list (see
<>). If you are not yet a
member, I certainly hope you're planning to join us. You may pick up a
membership application off the website or, if you prefer, email your postal
address to <> and a brochure will be mailed to you.

Thanks for your interest in SETI. We hope you'll be joining our Search.

H. Paul Shuch, Ph.D. Executive Director, The SETI League, Inc.
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