archive: Re: SETI A neophyte's question

Re: SETI A neophyte's question

Andy Wallace ( andywallace@home.com )
Wed, 23 Sep 1998 09:51:23 -0500

Robert-

I have this radio--it is a good one but only goes up to 1300 megahertz.

Andy

Robert Galyen wrote:
>
> > From: Dr. H. Paul Shuch <n6tx@setileague.org>
>
> > 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
> most
> > >cost effective way of setting up a first station. The Winradio looks
> like
> > >an interesting, low cost receiver.
> >
> > The stock WinRadio is indeed interesting, but it has some dynamic range
> and
> > 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.
>
> Robert
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