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SETI Re: your mail

David Woolley ( )
Mon, 31 Aug 1998 19:51:51 +0100 (BST)

> Is their any reason to think ETIs would transmit around the X-band? In
> the book Contact, Ellie receives the transmission around their I think.

I believe that the frequency was actually (neutral hydrogen) * pi; as
you may remember, pi is rather significant in the ending of the book.