UPDATE: Thanks to everyone for playing, and congrats to our winner! (We haven't gotten permission to reveal his name yet, so I won't be doing that here. :) ) In case you were curious how this particular one is solved:
The spectrograph waveform of this audio file is shaped to look like letters. So if you downloaded the image and ran it through any audio processing software, and switched the waveform to "spectrograph," you would see something like this:
Which, of course, was the answer, "Leah Brahms." Thanks to everyone who participated!
During today's downtime, we're conducting a new giveaway every single hour, in a different location! This morning has already seen giveaways in progress on our Twitter and our Facebook, but now is the time to step up and win on the official STO blog! It's not going to be easy.
We've received a coded message from Starfleet, concerning the personal logs of a decorated Starfleet officer. The problem is, we can't unlock it without the pass key, and that got scrambled in our last battle with the Tzenkethi. Do you think you can unscramble it for us? The audio below is the key. We believe in you, Captains! Unlock the secrets and email us your answers at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "STODecoded" for a chance to win a Geordi Bridge Officer on your choice of platform!
It turns out Soundcloud is cutting off downloads for some reason, so grab the file here: