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  • Our own radio stations broadcast continuous narrow-band signals, that is, radio waves tuned to a sharply-defined frequency.

    Is Anybody Out There?

  • The late Carl Sagan, a charismatic champion of searching for extraterrestrial signals in the 1980s, envisaged an advanced alien civilization deliberately beaming narrow-band radio messages at Earth to attract our attention.

    Is Anybody Out There?

  • For a narrow-band antenna, the type used in cell phones, this loading sometimes might "kill" it completely, according to Webb.

    iPhone 4 FAQ: What exactly did Apple do?

  • Of what use could any narrow-band signal not known to be generated by astrophysical processes be in determining whether "intelligent life" (whatever that means) generated it?

    Bunny and a Book

  • They look for narrow-band transmissions because no other known astrophysical process generates them.

    Bunny and a Book

  • You know that it can emit narrow-band EM signals, and that is all you know.

    Bunny and a Book

  • What if I tell you it can emit narrow-band EM signals?

    Bunny and a Book

  • They look for narrow-band transmissions because no other known astrophysical process generates them. and how do you know the first life form on earth shouldn't be in that catergory?

    Bunny and a Book

  • May 23rd, 2008 at 6: 04 pm aiguy: What if I tell you it can emit narrow-band EM signals?

    Bunny and a Book

  • To see if this is true, they try to think of what life as we know it might do to make their presence known, and they've decided that we would send signals out into space that were different from all of the other signals out there (narrow-band EM transmissions).

    Bunny and a Book

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