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Originally posted by Echtelion
Technical failure is more than likely to explain that, BUT then, why does the code is in an unknown format? Some natural EM disruptions from neighboring space bodies/waves that could have messed up the code, perhaps?
[edit on 13/5/10 by Echtelion]
A discussion followed and by the end of the meeting this became the leading theory, that a cosmic ray or some other event had bit flipped one or more bits in the encryption key used to encrypt data for Earth and decrypt data from Earth. With the key no longer matching the key on Earth, the satellite was effectively speaking a different and incomprehensible language.
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
What do they mean by format? Do they mean they don't recognize the file extension?
Originally posted by Sinter Klaas
reply to post by theQuest
That's because it's all a hoax they let you believe because they expect to deliver you new equipment on a regularly basis.
Old stuff don't last for only five years because it has not yet been designed to break down.
I still have a tv that works perfectly and it was the first colour tv of my grandparents.
It's easily more then 25 years old.
Originally posted by antar
It would be really helpful if they would release the signal to the GP and let the savants out here have a go at it...