archive: Re: SETI Fwd: Scientist: Reason for Optimism in ET Search

Re: SETI Fwd: Scientist: Reason for Optimism in ET Search

MarcusJohn@aol.com
Sun, 23 Aug 1998 15:56:57 EDT

In a message dated 8/23/98 6:51:27 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
david@djwhome.demon.co.uk writes:

>
> "aperture engine" reads like a marketing label, rather than a technical
> description, although I think I understand it to mean a phased array,
> in space, with distributed power amplifiers, and with each amplifier
getting
> its power from solar cells in its neighbourhood.

I guess somebody is going to have to read the setiquest magazine to find out
what all this really means on a techical level. From the quality of his
postings on the newsgroups, I would be very critical of his thinking.

John.