The first time I listened, and listened again, I didn't hear a thing. I
went back the next day and tried again, and it was obvious every
time, just listening thru my $10 computer speakers. Did anyone
hear it the night the message was posted? I wonder if Tree was
playing a little game, and switched files?!
On 15 Mar 01, Zack Widup wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Steve Maki wrote:
> > Tree N6TR <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >You can hear the 4 second sound clip at
> > >http://www.kkn.net/~tree/ratrat.wav. You will hear RAT sent
> > >followed by the echo off the moon. I think it is best if you can
> > >listen with headphones at a LOW volume. It seems that the ear
> > >has an easier time with it then. You might also just want to listen
> > >to the second half a few times to pick the echo out.
> > Interesting. Sounds like RTT to me, with extra space
> > before the first T.
> > If I play the file from just after the R, it sounds
> > like AT.
> > Steve K8LX
> I had an interesting experience with this file. I downloaded it and
> played it back about a dozen times; I just couldn't hear the echo at all.
> Then I downloaded all the other EME files that Tree has on his site and
> listened to all of them, listening to the file with the loudest echo
> several times, then the next loudest, etc. Then I went back to the
> "RATRAT" file. This time, the echo just sort of leaped out at me; it was
> very obvious.
> And yes, it sounded like "RTT" to me, too. The signal seemed to be
> experiencing what is known as "libration fading".
> 73, Zack W9SZ
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