[Taocow PBEM] [Everyone Back Together] Book 3 - Chapter VI - Down Another Rabbit Hole

Kitsune kitsunefx at netzero.net
Mon Sep 19 00:21:46 UTC 2011

ooc: Assume that all radio communication protocols have been taken care 
of before they got on the sharp end.

"Do you need anybody down there, I can swim at least," Alex radios back.

On 09/18/2011 19:23, difdi at comcast.net wrote:
> OOC: Justin has a radio, but radios have channels.  Secure radios use 
> encrypted transmissions sent on only parts of multiple channels, 
> switching according to an algorithm.  What makes the radio secure is 
> you only give people you trust the algorithm and code key your radio 
> is set to.  While Justin has a radio, nobody ever gave him the keys to 
> the group's private communications (no time as yet).  So any 
> transmission Alex directs only to the group won't be heard by 
> Justin...but his radio IS mil-spec, and it will scan for unsecured 
> transmissions nearby, if any are sent.  Likewise, anything Justin 
> sends to the group is going to be broadcast in the clear, for anyone 
> nearby to pick up, until someone gives him those keys.  I'm assuming 
> Alex knows all this (even if the player wasn't aware), and I'll assume 
> she
> broadcast that query.
> [Justin]
> Justin radios back "There's a cave down here, and the tentacles are 
> blocking the entrance.  I'm going deeper in hopes it doesn't crush me 
> against the walls, and looking for the thing's brain.  My armor is 
> reinforced for deep ocean exploration, as long as it's just water 
> pressure, I'm fine.  I'll die of starvation before I run out of air, 
> if it comes to that."
> [/Justin]

If people are good only because they fear punishment and hope of reward,
then we are a sorry lot indeed -
- Albert Einstein, German-born American Physicist

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