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Chapter One





Contact


If, in the l8th century, you had asked a scientist to describe the best 

form of long-distance communication he would have described some 

type of visual signaling. Now we recognize the radio signal as most 

efficacious and tend to assume that this would be the means of long- 


distance communication used by an advanced extraterrestrial signaler. 

The SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) Project is an 

obvious example of this type of thinking. If a SETI Project had been 

developed 200 years ago they would have probably monitored the 

moon with a telescope hoping to see smoke signals.


It is difficult to see ourselves in the role of the l8th-century scientist 

making an obvious mistake in judgment due to lack of knowledge of 

the normal form of communication to be used a scant 200 years later 

in history.


If I recorded in this book the numerous similar mistakes my research 

group and I made in getting to our present method of 

communication techniques you would have a very thick volume 

through which to wade. My intention, therefore, will be to cover the 

results of some 20 years of experimental work rather than to try to 

describe our methods. Please keep in mind that we didn’t pull these 

techniques out of a hat and achieve instant success, but, through years 


of research and the process of trial and error, achieved the quality that 

helped in producing our current level of communication.


Twentieth-century science employs the concept of electromagnetic 

resonance in most of its communication devices. A mechanical 

analogy of electromagnetic resonance would be the breaking of a 

crystal goblet by the precise resonant sound generated by an opera 

singer. Electromagnetic resonance is achieved by an exact balance of 

induction and capacitance in a circuit. A simple radio receiver relies 

on a variable capacitor in parallel with a suitable coil of wire 

inductively linked to an antenna. The size of the plates of the 

capacitor, the number of turns of wire in the coil and the length of 

the antenna are all related to the nature of the electromagnetic wave 

to be received. In order to receive a signal, the value of capacitance is





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