archive: SETI HALO - more terrestrial radio interference

SETI HALO - more terrestrial radio interference

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@zoomtel.com )
Wed, 23 Sep 1998 17:15:08 -0400

The HALO aircraft functions as a comsat, but hovering only
10 miles over cities.

http://www.cnn.com/TECH/science/9809/23/wireless.jet.ap/

To quote:

The signal's proximity would make it stronger than traditional satellites, Diamandis said, and the signal would not be blocked by buildings or terrain -- a problem with tower-based systems.