7763Re: Parkes Observatory In Oz Detects 'ET Signal'? - Harrison
- May 1, 2001
----- Original Message ----- Date: Tue, 1 May 2001 14:51:22 +1000
To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@...>
From: Diane Harrison Director AUFORN
Subject: Re: Parkes Observatory In Oz Detects 'ET Signal'?
>From: UFO UpDates - Toronto
>Swiss Radio Says ET Signal Detected By Parkes Observatory In Oz
>By Gregory Palast <gregory.palast@...>
>The Observer - London
> From Rumor Mill News
>Note - The Swiss radio report indicates the signals have been
>picked up by the Parkes Observatory in Australia. The Swiss
>site's announcement is in French. -ed
Hi everyone, Jeff
This is what I found out
Parkes Observatory In Oz Detects 'ET Signal'?
Quote: Carol Oliver of Ceti Australia said: Ceti is not
Quote: John Sarkissian of Park Observatory said: theyt're not
The story goes like this.
John said: Quote: "Nothing has happened here we have had _no_
signal at all". But he had heard that 2 student's at a Swiss
Science festival in Geneva were quoted as saying that they had
heard that Parks observatory are looking for signals of an
John said, quote, "I think the media just misunderstood the
student's and ran with the ET story". He then gave me Carol
Olivers of Ceti Australia Telephone number to call for more
Carol said, quote, "We at Ceti in Australia have not received
any signal of ET origin. However I was tipped off by a science
friend in London last night that the media were running with
the ET signal story over there, so I have been expecting some
phone calls just like yours."
Carol explained and emphasised neither Parks nor Ceti Aust knew
anything of the joke until last night and are in no way
After speaking with Carol it would appear that the Internet
media are all part of an experiment. "Yes a joke".
Carol informed me that she had heard that all would be revealed
on Friday when a 3 meter high statue of some-kind will be
mounted in a town square in Geneva to end the Festival of
The joke was to see how fast the media spread the story. Carol
said, "The Australian media have been quite good and have not
participated in the joke much. However Carol pointed out that
our conversation would add to part of the experiment to which we
both light heartedly laughed.
She also point out that her phone had been running hot and she
has been unable to get on with her job. No more calls please.
The only part of the experiment I will admit to is finding out
the validity of the story for everyone out there. So, the Jokes
on the media.... I guess.
Carol's final comment... "Never believe everything you read."
Date: Tue, 1 May 2001 11:23:11 +1000
From: Diane Harrison Director AUFORN <tkbnetw@...>
Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Parkes Observatory In Oz Detects 'ET Signal'?
I'm right on to this one Parks is going to call me today with an
explanation so I will keep you all informed as to the validity
of the information below.
A lady stated, "It would appear the french know more than we at
The Australian UFO Research Network
and UFO Hotline.
Tel number 1800 77 22 88 a Free Call
Australian UFO Research Network -
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