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Seti-Italia

2003 Present Activities and Future
  • S. Montebugnoli
  • J. Monari
  • C. Bortolotti
  • A. Cattani
  • A. Maccaferri
  • M. Poloni
  • A. Orlati
  • S. Righini
  • S. Poppi
  • M. Roma
  • M. Teodorani
  • C. Maccone
  • C. B. Cosmovici
  • N. D’Amico
Part of the Cellular Origin and Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology book series (COLE, volume 7)

Abstract

Observation activities within the Seti program have started at the Medicina radiotelescope (near Bologna—Italy-) since March 1998. An ultra high frequency resolution Serendip IV spectrometer module, in a 4 million channels configuration, was used. Observations with the Serendip IV spectrometer connected in piggyback mode have been carried out so far at the 32-mt VLBI dish antenna in the microwaves astronomical bands. In order to increase the detection possibilities, a more flexible version of the data post processing procedure (SALVE II) and a quite new KLT (Karhunen Loeve Transform) for data detection have been introduced. The final tests of such a KLT have been carried out with an expandable fast Mercury Altivec multinode CPUs cluster. This is planned to operate in parallel to the already existing Serendip IV high-resolution spectrometer.

Keywords

Radio Signal Radio Telescope Seti Program Radio Frequency Interference Mars Global Surveyor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Montebugnoli
    • 1
  • J. Monari
    • 1
  • C. Bortolotti
    • 1
  • A. Cattani
    • 1
  • A. Maccaferri
    • 1
  • M. Poloni
    • 1
  • A. Orlati
    • 1
  • S. Righini
    • 2
  • S. Poppi
    • 1
  • M. Roma
    • 1
  • M. Teodorani
    • 1
  • C. Maccone
    • 3
  • C. B. Cosmovici
    • 4
  • N. D’Amico
    • 5
  1. 1.CNR- Istituto di RadioastronomiaVillafontana, -Bo-Italy
  2. 2.Osservatorio Astronomico di TorinoItaly
  3. 3.Centro di Astrodinamica “C. Colombo”Italy
  4. 4.CNR Istuto di Fisica dello Spazio Interpl.RomaItaly
  5. 5.Osservatorio Astronomico di CagliariCagliariItaly

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