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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Mysterious radio signal sent from an unknown source in deep space is picked up by new $18million telescope in Canada

Mysterious signal sent from an unknown source in deep space and picked up by a new 12 million telescope in Canada is one of 'only two dozen' radio bursts ever detected The CHIME telescope picked up a low frequency fast radio burst (FRB) It lasted for only a few milliseconds and was detected by the sensitive machinery It has been named FRB 180725A and is the first wave to be found below 700MHz The scientists have yet to discover the source of the radio signal, but theories suggest it could originate from a black hole or advanced alien civilisation

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6018923/Scientists-pick-mysterious-radio-signal-deep-space.html

There is a link to the release here: http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=11901%20
And a plot here http://chime-experiment.ca/figures/chimefrb_1st_event.pdf

Looks like roughly 575-725 MHz, and a fairly wide transmission.  Seems much more likely to be natural vs aliens.  And if they were aliens, they probably won't even QSL.
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Precluding any terrestrial radio frequency interference, from the RA, Dec given, its in the direction of the constellation Camelopardalis about mid-way between the Big Dipper [UMa] and Cassiopeia in the sky.

« Last Edit: August 02, 2018, 1938 UTC by sat_dxer »
Most times & frequencies posted are only an approximation.
Due to adulteration of the E.N.I.G.M.A. "designators" by others and not a match in the Conet Project they are never used.
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Someone left the Bluetooth system running in that space Tesla?

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Once they heard da bowl they decided not to try to contact us.
Conveniently located near Vincennes Indiana.

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Josh, were you around when Al Weiner was beaming WBCQ programming into space trying to send out signals to other civilizations? Pete Peters and Brother Stair scared them off.