This forum discusses the possibility that pulsars are artificial beacons created by alien civilizations for interstellar communication or navigation. It also includes discussion on the topic of idea priority, as to who first originated the notion that pulsed, broadband, targeted beam beacons may be useful for interstellar communication. Pre registration is required. This forum is for those who have previously read one of Paul LaViolette’s books, especially Decoding the Message of the Pulsars or The Talk of the Galaxy. Proof of this may be requested for registration.