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Re: Belgian Radar-Visual

From: Edoardo Russo <edoardo.russo@torino.ALPcom.it>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 16:34:11 +0100
Fwd Date: Tue, 11 Nov 1997 02:12:54 -0500
Subject: Re: Belgian Radar-Visual

>Date: Thu, 6 Nov 1997 04:00:20 +0100 (MET)
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>From: Henny van der Pluijm <hvdp@worldonline.nl>
>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Belgian Radar-Visual [was: ET Hypothesis:
>  Government Concern?]

>>Date: Wed, 05 Nov 1997 17:07:02 +0100
>>From: Edoardo Russo <edoardo.russo@torino.ALPcom.it>
>>Subject: Belgian Radar-Visual. (was: ET Hypothesis: Government Concern?
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>


>As I said earlier, it was inevitable for a new bogus explanation
>to arise.
>Furthermore, inspired by this case I am assembling a collection
>of Rules of Ufology, that will eventually be included in Bogus Book,
>so that it can serve as a sort of survival handbook for the
>ufologist.
>Hall of Fame of Bogus Explanations for the Belgium case:

>10.
>Atmospheric diffraction - J. Pharabod
>Bogus because: Object has been detected on a total of 6 radars,
>25 videos and one photograph exist. Object played cat and
>mouse game with F16 pursuers.

>11.
>'Ghost', 'Zombie' - Eduardo Russo=B7
>Bogus because: 25 videos and one photograph exist. Object
>played cat and mouse game with F16 pursuers.

I be your pardon but, though honored to be included in your Hall
of Fame, I doubt that I should, since:

a) item 11 above is but the same as item 10

b) I am not its author, merely reporting it (mmmh! the
messenger-shooting habit is becoming more and more common here
'round, isn't it?)

But, for sake of argument, let's say I give it some merit. May I
answer your objection by a question: are you meaning "25 videos
and one photograph exist" of THAT specific object on THAT
specific night, at THAT SAME specific time as the ground
observations AND the radar targets (well! I might have lost
something made known AFTER I last read SOBEPS reports), or are
you more generally referring to pictures and videos of OTHER
sightings of the Belgian wave (like the Alfarano one of a landing
plane)?

IMHO that would be quite a different matter.

I remain waiting for you to clear us such detail, before even
discussing that other detail of the UFO that played cat and mouse
game with F16 pursuers, something of which plenty of useful and
instructive examples exist in UFO literature.

Best regards


Edoardo Russo                             Centro Italiano Studi Ufologici
CISU, Casella postale 82, 10100 Torino - tel 011-3290279 - fax 011-545033
http://www.arpnet.it/~ufo          e-mail: edoardo.russo@torino.alpcom.it




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