media what died a'bornin'

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Thu Oct 7 14:00:17 2004

>From: "Vintage Computer Festival" <>

>There was also a discussion about bouncing signals off the moon to create
>a delay-line memory of sort.
>What if we were to preserve software by encoding it as audio and bouncing
>it off the moon? I figure we could probably save a few old programs that
>way :)

 You'd need a few different frequencies. The round trip to
the moon and back is only 2.6 seconds. It would be much more
reliable if there was a repeater on the moon otherwise the
signal would be weak.
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