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Filer's Files #30

From: George Filer <Majorstar@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 20:07:42 EDT
Fwd Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 11:35:48 -0400
Subject: Filer's Files #30



On Wednesday, July 22, 1998, at 10 p.m., Pamela S. and her
husband were relaxing on the deck of their home in Matunuck, RI
when they spotted a V- shaped UFO passing overhead. "It was a
warm evening, and I was laying down on my deck," Pamela
reported, "Suddenly, I saw this huge V-shaped object coming from
the south heading north. It appeared to glide across the sky,
and I could not hear any engine-type noise." Matunuck is a
village on Rhode Island's southern Atlantic Ocean shore, located
about 40 miles south of Providence, the state capital. As the
UFO came in over the ocean and flew north over Washington she
added, "I would say it was silent. It appeared to have several
box-shaped areas that sort of glowed. I wouldn't call it a
light. My husband also saw the object, but could not see any
details without his eyeglasses." Thanks to Peter Gersten of


Dean Burgess writes I have been seeing star like objects since
1997, and only recently have come to the conclusion that they
are not stars, satellites or aircraft. In August 1997, I saw the
same object come over a lot closer than before. This time it
ignited from bellow illuminating the bottom of the craft. It
looked like Gulf Breeze, FL UFO sightings. The star like objects
can be seen anytime.

Thanks to Dean Burgess: djburgess@snet.net
Middletown, CT.


Vinny in recent weeks has been photographing what appear to be
plasmas or vortexes in New Jersey and at Pine Bush, New York.
Vinny says, "I have been filming what I call Orbs. I need to
find out what they are or could be. The plasmas appear to be
twirling masses of energy. Please let me also include, I have no
camera problems in another words. I can film them with Digital
and regular film. I don't use throw away cameras or junk.
Everything I have and own is expensive I don't film in rain,
snow, etc. So it isn't moisture. But what? Pictures are posted
at: Http://members.aol.com/ufologic/Paranormal

Thanks to Vinny Ufo Contat.

Editors Note: Since you are able to obtain photographs on a
regular basis I suggest we need to obtain more data and
measurements about the plasma orbs. These are being filmed all
over the US but their exact identity is not known at this time.


MUFONís John Thompson reports that more proof has emerged that a
giant saucer- shaped UFO is visiting the Troup-Heard Corridor in
west-central Georgia. A LaGrange man says that about 19 months
ago three silvery dark beings of 4 1/2 to 5 feet tall entered
his home by coming through his bedroom wall. He said, they
seemed to "Freeze" him. They then took him through his bedroom
wall. The entities have a ceramic-like skin with no seams or
wrinkles. The witness thought the entities might have been a
solid form of energy. Although, his glimpses of them were
distorted, he felt watching them was like "looking at coins in a
deep pool of water." He was unable to discern their facial
features, but the aliens were humanoid shape. They had arms and
legs but strangely their hands seemed club-like except when they
sometimes showed "webbed" digits. Muscles and bone structure
could also be seen in the entities' bodies. The short beings
entered the man's room around 2:00 AM, on a cool weekday night
in the early winter of 1997. On coming outside into his backyard
and despite only being able to move his eyes and head slightly,
he saw the outlines of a truly huge saucer. Only the
"dark-light" edged perimeter of the craft could be seen. When
measured against the entire length of the street he lives on,
the outline of the UFO exceeded 1700 feet. This is nothing like
he had ever seen in movies or TV. He seldom watches TV, and
claims he has not seen "Independence Day" so did not know how
his saucer would compare to what the props purport to show in
that movie. He went on to say this was "not like you see in
movies. This was real!" The UFO was 100 to 150 feet high and
hovered above the many trees in the area. A portion of the dark
craft hung down immediately behind his house. Below this portion
of the craft a light emerged. In an instant the witness and the
entities were inside the craft as if there was no "gravity."
There was no beam as the movies sometimes depict. Just a flash
and they were inside. The interior of the craft was brilliantly
bright, like on a sunlit day "in the middle of a three million
acre farm."

The witness said, "The UFO interior looked like a hi-tech
"factory." There were aliens everywhere and he was put on an
examination table. Although, he could barely move his head, he
could see the tables were full of people. He was asked whether
he saw men, women or children. He answered, "All I could see was
the bottoms of their bare feet." Machines with long arms,
similar to x-ray machines were moving around each table. A probe
thumped his right front calf, while he laid on his back. He was
then flipped over and something thumped his left rear buttocks.
A mechanical arm also grabbed the crown of his head. The
machines were indescribable he exclaimed, "Their technology is
beyond anything we've got and I've never seen anything like what
I saw. You have to be there to know what I'm talking about. I
can't describe it." Humans and aliens with their attending
machines were as far as he could see. The investigator asked, if
the witness thought his whole neighborhood had been abducted? He
replied, "I surely am not going to tell them, I had been
abducted!" He does not know how he got back to his home. The
witness awakes each morning at 5:30 AM, but he slept until 10
AM. He had over-slept, and was several hours late for work. When
he awoke he found a perfect circle of peeled skin, the size of a
quarter on the front of his right thigh. The circle was painful
and red, as if someone had taken a "catfish skinner and a
compass" to make it. On his left buttocks was a large sore
bruise. On the crown of his head was a scab. He said, "I knew
for certain on discovering these painful marks the next morning
that my abduction had been real!" I "felt hot inside all-over."
He is certain that since the UFO didnít move it would not have
been seen by passing aircraft. This is a typical case where a
large craft loiters under the cover of darkness in a low-lying
area that is masked by hills. There was also a surrealism
outside during the abduction. "You could hear a pin drop." The
only noise he heard was the sounds of moving machines. The
aliens spoke in a low and unintelligible language. Without the
physical marks left on his body he said he still would not
believe in abductions and UFOs. It was his first and only
encounter and he had never believed in UFOs or aliens before. He
claims he has "never taken drugs" and was not drinking. The next
day, he showed his best friend his circle of peeled-off skin.
For those who still think UFOs and aliens are a joke he said,
"When it happens to them, they'll believe in it then. It's no

Thanks to, John C. Thompson. COPYRIGHT, 1998 All rights reserved.


On July 29, my wife and I saw three different UFOs on
Interstate 10 going east at marker 235 near Jacksonville FL at
10:00PM. The first object looked like a saucer shaped cloud that
was glowing and flying south at 700 feet.. The vehicle was the
size of a blimp and 1/2 mile in front of us as we traveled east
at 70 mph. It took five seconds to pass over the highway and
disappear. Two minutes later, we saw a metallic object hovering
above us. It was a shiny chrome metallic saucer with arches on
the left and right side. The top and bottom were convex and
concave. It looked as though another saucer could fit on top.
The craft flew at our 70 mph pace. The vehicle rotated so that
the right arch was now facing us but, the body of the craft
stayed straight. My wife said it's beginning to move and it flew
twenty miles east in five seconds. When the vehicle went above
the clouds you could see glowing light shine through the clouds.
The third vehicle was the shape of a diamond standing on its
point. The diamond was lit up with a yellowish incandescent
light with a skirt of florescent lights beaming down from it.
The lights were about half the length of the ship. When the
diamond moved the beams stopped glowing. I think the vehicle was
creating a magnetic field that ionized the clouds causing them
to glow! We could see the last UFO to our right and the moon to
our left.

Thanks to Robert Whitman Bob@Resource1.com.


Ed Lepps reports we were racing on July 14, 1998, on a boat in
the Port Huron to Mackinac boat race. At 2:30 a.m., we were
about 2.5 nautical miles north of Presque Isle, Michigan when I
looked up and saw a bright white sphere moving east across the
sky. It was moving very slowly and quite erratically from side
to side. This lasted for about a minute, then it moved very
rapidly at a 45 degree angle into the sky and disappeared. Three
other people were on deck at the time and saw the same thing.


On Friday, July 17, 1998, at 11:10 p.m., a person in Pinckney,
MI noticed a 'white light' flashing just outside her kitchen
window. She found this odd because the kitchen window faces a
large open field, not the road, and it does get pitch black out
there. Moving closer to the window, the witness looked outside
and noticed a very bright red light. It flew from the southeast
to the northwest. It stopped above the tree line outside her
kitchen window. It was the size of softball, round, and bright
red light like a big tomato' with no defined edges. The light
hovered in this position for ten minutes then moved slowly
vanishing from view. Pinckney is 52 miles west of Detroit.
(Thanks to Alex Cavallari.)


Cliff Capers, Skywatch International Oklahoma State Director
reports: "I spotted a black triangle while I was in the
panhandle near Elmwood helping my father-in-law bring in his
wheat harvest on June 21, 1998." Around 11:45 p.m., my
brother-in-law spotted something in the sky. I turned and saw
what looked like a small black rectangle about two degrees wide
above the horizon. The object was moving toward us from south to
north. My Dad came out and the three of us watched the stars
wink out as this object covered them. It was not a cloud, it was
solid and very black. The object flew straight at us at a slow
pace and slowed to 40 to 50 mph. The shape was triangular with
one tip facing us. As it came closer the craft grew huge and the
wind picked up to 30 mph coming from the direction of the
triangle. Using these roads as a guide I was able to estimate
the triangle was one and a half mile wide from tip to tip. Its
altitude was around 1,000 to 1,500 feet, the craft's height was
200 to 300 feet and its length was 400 to 500 feet. There were
no lights of any kind on the object and no surface detail was
visible. Throughout the sighting the object made no sound. The
Once the object reached one mile from our location, it started
moving west of us without slowing or turning. It never did pass
directly overhead. This right angle change in direction was
amazing as it was instantaneous. The triangle continued west for
a mile and then returned to a northerly course. We noticed that
the wind direction changed, so I assume the wind originated from
it. After the triangle moved passed our location the wind

Thanks to Cliff Capers.


Karl J. and three friends spotted a triangular UFO over Sedona
on July 15, 1998, at 10:00 p.m. Karl described the UFO as
"several times larger than a passenger airliner" and as "a
dark-colored equilateral triangle. There was a bright white
light on each corner and a larger glaring orange- red light in
the middle. It came from the general direction of Flagstaff
(north) and abruptly veered off in an eastern direction. It made
very little, if any, sound. The entire sighting lasted five to
ten minutes, ending when it flew out of visual range. Another
witness, Michelle, reported, "The triangular- shaped object was
moving across the sky faster than conventional aircraft. Because
of the excessive size of the craft, it created the impression
that it was moving in a slow, steady rate. The craft was a dark
or amber brown and gave the impression of an effervescent gilded
glow" that helped to define its triangular shape. "If I held up
a watermelon at arm's length it would not have obscured the
triangular shape. It was bigger than a football field."

Thanks to Peter Gersten, CAUS.


James D. was at his home in Corvallis, OR when he spotted a
gleam in the sky in mid-afternoon on July 16, 1998. "I was in
our front yard in admiring the blueness of the sky," James
reported. He looked up and saw a plane go by from north to south
at a high altitude above the western horizon. While still facing
west with my head turned up, "I saw this whitish thing speed by
traveling west until it disappeared in the distance at about 20
degrees elevation." It was only visible for about two seconds at
the most it was going so fast. "It seemed to be at 500 to 1,000
feet," he added. "It was a 'misty' white object with no shaded
underside and no highlights reflecting the sunlight." Corvallis
is 81 miles south of Portland.

Thanks to Steve Wilson & UFO Roundup Vol. 3, #30, July 26, 1998
Editor: Joseph Trainor


On Thursday, July 22, 1998, at 1:35 a.m., four brightly luminous
UFOs hovered over a suburban neighborhood near Lake Boulevard in
Redding, CA. For thirty minutes. The objects were seen by a
woman and her two grandchildren. According to Bonnie R., her
mother, her 12-year-old niece, and her six-year- old nephew
Devon R. They watched the UFO display for over 45 minutes. The
incident began when Devon "was awakened by the extremely bright
light coming through the bedroom window, and he woke his sister
up. They couldn't see any fuselage because of the intensity of
the white light that was the size of a golf ball held at arm's
length. "The UFOs were less than a tenth of a mile away. It
started with four bright lights that were rising up and bobbing
in the air doing side-to-side maneuvers, then they 'exploded'
and lights and small sparks flew around." "My nephew was
screaming, my mom was terrified they had come to abduct her
again. Devon described what they were seeing on the phone.

Thanks to UFO Roundup Vol. 3,#30, 7/26/98, Editor: Joseph


Dr. Bruce Maccabee, MUFON's Maryland Director writes: Regarding
your comments on UFO propulsion. "The phenomenon associated with
the presence of a UFOs can be accounted for within the following
scientific parameters: The craft emit Electromagnetic radiation
measured isotropically that is in all directions of
approximately one megawatt, that is a million watts." Bruce
states, "This number must be considered a complete guess. The
only real data we have (here I ignore any possible data the
"control group"-- should there be one -- might have; I refer
only to "open literature data") is that, at least in some cases,
UFOs radiate visible light in the hundreds of KW to MW range.
However, the visible spectrum is only part of it. A photo taken
by Ed Walters in the presence of witnesses in Pensacola, Florida
on March 12, 1991, using infrared film indicates that there
could be many (ten? hundred?) more times in the infrared (see
UFOs ARE REAL, HERE'S THE PROOF, Avon, pg. 177). And there are
numerous other wavelengths as well. Hence "one megawatt" MIGHT
be an underestimate in some cases. One the other hand, it might
also be an OVERESTIMATE in other cases. The wave length is of
one-tenth to one twenty- five millimeters at sixty to eighty
cycles per second. Where does this come from? That is,
wavelength = 0.1 to 0.25 mm and at "60 to 80 Hz" I don't know
where you get these numbers, but as stated this makes no sense
if the "60 to 80 Hz" refers to the electromagnetic wave
frequency (the "carrier" wave). Electromagnetic radiation
travels at the speed of about 300,000,000 m/sec (or 186,000
miles per second). The relation ship between wavelength, w,
frequency, f, and speed, s is: wf = s. Hence a wavelength of 0.1
to 0.25 mm = 0.0001 to 0.00025 m corresponds to f = 300,000,000
/(0.1 to 0,.25 ) = 3,000,000,000 to 1,200,000,000 cycles per
second or Hz (these numbers could be written in exponential
notation as 3E9 and 1.2E9 Hz or 3 Gigahertz and 1.2 Gigzhertz).
These are known as "microwave" frequencies. They are still
1/1000 the frequency of infrared radiation. On the other hand,
if the "60 to 80 Hz" refers to frequency of radiation pulses (of
1.2 to 3 GHz basic "carrier" frequency.. the pulses are a
modulation of the carrier), then the only parameter still needed
to define the wave would be the pulse duration. There appears to
be an undulation motion and high frequency oscillations of
constant amplitude. ??? Where is this from? The Pulse width is
ten to forty microseconds. The pulse is a brief surge of voltage
or pulsating. Pulsating what? Current? This statement provides
the pulse duration implying the 1.2 to 3 GHz carrier wave is
"on-off" modulated (like a square wave) with the carrier being
turned on 60 to 80 times a second and each turn-on duration is
20-40 microseconds. Let's pick 80 Hz and 40 microseconds. The
time between turn-ons is 1/80 = 0.0125 second = 12,500
microseconds between turn-ons (I could wait that long to get
turned on!). The duty cycle is the ratio of the turned on time
(40 microseconds...much too short for me well, we got to find
some humor in this stuff) to the time between turn ons (12,500
microseconds) or 0.0032. If it radiates a megawatt on average,
then the peak power must be 1/0.0032 or 312 times greater, In
other words, 312 MW peak power pulses of 40 microseconds
duration each and occurring at a rate of 80 Hz will put out an
average of 1 MW. I should point out that 300 MW is an "awesome"
peak power!

 On top of the craft is an exceptionally high magnetic field
which is about a million times more powerful than we know how to
produce on the Earth. The very few actual measurements or
"chance observations" we have do suggest huge magnetic fields,
occasionally! However, one may assume that such strong fields
are not always present because magnetic effects are not always
detected. Also, whether a field will be detected or depends upon
whether this is a static field (constant polarity and constant
amplitude) or an alternating field (polarity switching at some
rate, as in an electromagnetic wave). A static field or slowly
varying field could produce some of the reported effects on
mechanical systems (noisy road sign, wobbling compass). There is
also a slow ripple effect of about ten per second. That ripple
is what causes the spinning of compasses? Maybe. Compasses could
also spin if a "non-rippling" magnetic field source were simply
to move past a compass. Incidentally, just how many such
observations are there? (I already know about Fred Johnson,
prospector, June 24, 1947)

 Regarding the high power of the UFOs, we have found that some
fairly simple instruments may be useful for tracking them. They
are know to cause disturbances to compass readings. Rather than
watching the compass continuously it is possible to get an alarm
from any compass that is setting still and starts deviating. A
simple optical- electrical circuit of the "beam breaking" type
can be used to measure the deviation of a compass needle from
its rest position. Requires a large magnetic field from a close
UFO to set it off. Scanning of the radio frequency spectrum can
sometimes pick up electrical disturbances caused by UFOs. This
can be done with rudimentary equipment such as radio receivers.
Amateur radio enthusiasts listen to a range of about 200 kHz
through about 30 MHz. Any actual detections confirmed by
observation, or is this a guess? There are cases of radio
disturbance and TV disturbance...but this does not always happen
(just as car-stopping does not always happen). These would be
the short wave listening hobbyists. The ham radio operators
would also have these, but could scan additional bands of higher
frequency. They could, if sufficient interest were generated,
build or modify equipment to scan frequencies in the microwave
region. Radar receivers often used by high speed drivers can
also be used to measure the microwave range energy that is sent
out by many UFOs. Note: radar stations use microwave radiation
of various frequencies. they also have very sensitive receivers
and large antennas. Numerous radar detections have been
recorded. However, only rarely (I know of one case) is there a
real likelihood that radiation FROM the UFO (as opposed to radar
radiation bounced off the UFO) has been recorded. Hence I would
conclude that the likelihood of detecting a UFO by listening for
microwave radiation is low at best. Editors Note: Most of my
data on UFO capabilities are taken from MUFON's former Director
of Research, Jim McCamble's data. Although the data is thought
to be accurate, there are numerous types and models of UFOs and
each could produce various types of ionization, and
electromagnetic effects. I also suggest reading UFOs Are Real by
Dr. Maccabee an excellent book.

Please send your sightings to George Filer at Majorstar@aol.com.