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So, we found out there is habitable planet orbiting around Proxima Centauri. Just 4 light years away. Hooray!
But, puts tinfoil hat on, what is still being hidden is, that there is intelligent race living on that planet and it is broadcasting usual broadcasts (as we are). But no one is listening.
So, I want to change the "listening" part. Am I able to pull it off?
- Budget: 10 000 Euro
- Area: I have 10 000 squate metres area of land to build on
- Power possibilities: Usual power plug, or 380 V plug, maximum throughput 50 Amp
Put away question "how are you going to hide the fact that you have huge satellite dish on your backyard"
Other than that, can I plausibly build satellite dish big enough to communicate with nearest star?
By communication I mean at least listening as bare minimum. But I would like to send a message if possible