From: Victor Viggiani <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 17:25:59 -0500 Fwd Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 16:01:04 -0500 Subject: Re: Secret USAF 'SETI' Projects? >Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 07:57:02 +0000 >Subject: Re: Secret USAF 'SETI' Projects? >From: Bob Shell <email@example.com> >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <firstname.lastname@example.org> >>From: Stan Friedman <email@example.com> >>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <firstname.lastname@example.org> >>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Secret USAF 'SETI' Projects? >>Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 08:00:16 -0400 >>If one checks a topographic map one finds that the VLA is a good >>ways West of Socorro in a relatively unique area The Plains of >>San Augustine or San Agustin. It is flatter than a pacncake at >>an altitude over 6500 feet, is surrounded by mountains up to >>10,000 feet and was a lake bed until about 5000 years ago. >>It is a very sparsely inhabited area. >Most people are familiar with the VLA from the movie Contact. <snip> >I seriously doubt that those dishes can transmit. The place is >open to the public, and there is no security to speak of, so if >there was transmitting equipment it would be very hard to hide. >However, that canyon that Jodie Foster goes and sits by in the >movie just does not exist. The whole place is flat as a >pancake. Bob, Greetings from Canada. Just a note to say that I have visited Soccorro and the VLA. Spent several days in the town to do my own investigation about "things" in the summer of '96. Interesting discussions off the record with a former Los Alamos physists, now working at VLA. The question about the VLA's "receiving" and "sending" capacity was very evasively answered by staff during the presentation. The radio capacity to identify signals, distance stars, galaxies etc. was the focal point. Seemed to me people were tip-toeing around the obvious. Regarding the '47 landings there, the history of it is quite entrenched. Lots more about the trip if you wanna know more. Los Alamos, Holloman AFB Kirkland AFB, Dulce, Corona (spoke to Loretta Proctor and visited Corona landing site), Magdelena, Roswell, Santa Fe, Taos, Sun Spot, Alamagordo, Rachel, Area 51 (camped out for 3 nites outside of boundary, 3 sightings of incredulous luminous craft behaviours), and many more places visited... the trip of a lifetime for investigative richness. Glad to share the experiences with if you'd like.
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