[Taocow PBEM] [Everyone Back Together] Book 3 - Chapter VI - Down Another Rabbit Hole
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
> broadcast that query.
> 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."
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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