archive: Re: SETI A neophyte's question

Re: SETI A neophyte's question

Robert Galyen ( (no email) )
Wed, 23 Sep 1998 06:27:08 -0600

> From: Dr. H. Paul Shuch <>

> At 09:27 PM 9/21/98 -0600, Robert Galyen wrote:
> >As a newbie to the world of radio astronomy/seti I'm trying assess the
> >cost effective way of setting up a first station. The Winradio looks
> >an interesting, low cost receiver.
> The stock WinRadio is indeed interesting, but it has some dynamic range
> spurious response limitations which make it less than ideal for SETI.

How about Icom's PCR1000 receiver? It is a separate, small box (rather
than a PC card)that has about the same frequency range as Winradio and
about the same cost.