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From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: antenna question
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 14:23:57 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 07:23:57 PDT
> In article , EBG wrote:
> >We live in an era of lies or "borderline bullshit"....which, of course, is
> >the same thing.
> >Thank you FTC.
> I've also noticed that false advertising is completely permitted nowadays.
> I wonder how many fools were scammed by the "Miss Cleo" organization?
> The local cable company (TCI and now AT&T) has an all out campaign against
> satellite tv. Their latest suggest that you may have to cut 3' holes in trees
> to be able to pick up the signal.
This is not as ridiculous as you seem to think. Some of the emission
from warm objects is microwave and satellite systems have extremely low
noise receivers capable of "seeing" thermal noise. This may be less of a
problem with HDTV and digital systems but it is still there. It is
certainly a problem with NTSC TV broadcast by satellite transponders.
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons firstname.lastname@example.org
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