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Re: The Phoenix Lights - nothing on radar

From: joel henry <jhenry@wavefront.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 1997 11:58:29 -0600
Fwd Date: Thu, 20 Nov 1997 08:13:43 -0500
Subject: Re: The Phoenix Lights - nothing on radar


>Date: Wed, 19 Nov 1997 01:21:13 -0700
>From: jared@valuserve.com (Andromeda.net- Anderson, Jared)
>To: Updates@globalserve.net
>Subject: Re: The Phoenix Lights - nothing on radar

>> From: fergus@ukraine.corp.mot.com [George Fergus]
>> Date: Tue, 18 Nov 1997 18:35:50 -0600 (CST)
>> Fwd Date: Tue, 18 Nov 1997 21:15:27 -0500
>> Subject: Re: The Phoenix Lights - nothing on radar

>> As I understand it, the only report that the lights were seen but
>> nothing could be picked up on radar is the one made by Bill
>> Grava, an air traffic controller at Sky Harbor Airport.  However,
>> Grava states in his interview with Susan Rook on CNN that his
>> radar coverage was limited to a diameter of 10 miles around the
>> airport.

>> If, as is generally agreed, the 10 pm lights were at least 5
>> miles southwest of the airport, then there is no reason to
>> believe that the 10 pm lights or anything in the air associated
>> with them would have been close enough to have been picked up on
>> Sky Harbor's radar.

>> At least in relation to the 10 pm lights, "nothing on radar"
>> seems to be a myth, which should be discarded.

>> Has the flight path of the V-shaped object(s) that flew overhead
>> 1 1/2 hours earlier been established well enough to know for sure
>> whether or not they were close enough to Sky Harbor to have been
>> picked up on radar?

>> -George Fergus

It should be noted that none of the witnesses to the formation of
lights rep[orted any planes in that area AS THE LIGHTS CAME ON.
No planes seen by eyes, or radar means either they were totally
unlighted (very unlikely possibly illegal and very dangerous) or
they weren't there, period.

Lets look at ALL the facts, not just a few or one at a time.

Joel Henry

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