archive: Re: SETI A neophyte's question

Re: SETI A neophyte's question

Dr. H. Paul Shuch ( (no email) )
Wed, 23 Sep 1998 09:00:19 -0400

At 06:27 AM 9/23/98 -0600, Robert Galyen wrote:

>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.

Our president, Richard Factor, evaluated the PRC1000, and found its
software interface painfully slow -- probably too slow to do a credible
job of real-time signal analysis. But this is a software limitation, which
can probably be overcome by clever programmers. Anyone else on the List
have any ideas here?

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