archive: Re: SETI modulation of ETI transmission

Re: SETI modulation of ETI transmission

Lee Kitchens ( (no email) )
Fri, 28 Aug 1998 09:27:18 -0500

Matthew, you are probably right about the modulation problem, and I think
it is expected. Once the league has an ETI carrier signal, work can begin
to demodulate.
-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew G Cheung <mgcheung1@juno.com>
To: seti@sni.net <seti@sni.net>
Date: Thursday, August 13, 1998 8:35 PM
Subject: SETI modulation of ETI transmission

>I was just wondering, if there are 100s of ways to modulate a signal,
>then who knows if we'll ever find an ETI signal? What seems logical to
>us and what we use maybe far off from what ETIs will use. Similar
>statements have been made before about how ETIs probably won't think like
>us. They could use phase modulation or something like that, and as I
>understand it, you wouldn't be able to recognize it without a phase
>correlator.
>
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