archiv~1.txt: RE: Active SETI in the news

RE: Active SETI in the news

Adrian W Kingsley-Hughes ( (no email) )
Tue, 2 Mar 1999 15:58:46 -0000

The pointing isn't as the Arecibo message - 25000 YL away with very little
hope of any ears being there to receive it.

No corporate pressure there.

Adrian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-seti@lists.sni.net [mailto:owner-seti@lists.sni.net]On
> Behalf Of Fractenna@aol.com
> Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 1999 2:47 PM
> To: seti@sni.net
> Subject: Re: Active SETI in the news
>
>
> RE: ACtive SETI
>
> I am in no way saying the idea is fundamentally flawed: using
> soviet telescope
> for this purpose is an excellent idea. My concern is the
> modality and the
> pointing--ask yourself: are we 'being intelligent' or are we
> compromising in
> some non-optimal way which makes us basically a 'leaky' transmittor?
>
> NC
>