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Originally posted by Q33323
Biggest reason for SETI failure: Assuming ETs communication means and abilities are by any means similar to our own. A lot of people and institutions have invested time and financial resources into this project, but I knew it would be a dud from the start.
Do we attempt communication with fish? Do they have the ability to listen in on us, or comprehend life above the water-line? No, nein and nyet.
When we look at communications today on earth not very much is finding its way into space like it did even a few decades ago.
Originally posted by Jocko Flocko
How so? I'm curious as to why this might be? I would have thought that it was quite the opposite as most everything that is a communications device uses RF energy as it's means of connectivity? I'm an amateur radio operator and on a nightly basis I still resonate the ionosphere with a miniscule 2100 watts, lol.