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Filer's Files #45 - 2001

From: George A. Filer <WeeklyFiles@filersfiles.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 11:49:40 -0500
Fwd Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 09:23:42 -0500
Subject: Filer's Files #45 - 2001

FILER'S FILES #45 MUFON Skywatch Investigations
George A. Filer, Director, Mutual UFO Network Eastern
November 7, 2001, Majorstar@AOL.COM.
Webmaster Chuck Warren http://www.filersfiles.com,

A UFO wave has been reported in texas with over a dozen
sightings. UFOs were also spotted in Connecticut, New York,
Virginia, Florida, Tennessee, Wisconsin, North Dakota,
Oklahoma, Colorado, and Norway.


GEOMAGNETIC STORM WARNINGS -- A powerful solar explosion and
plasma hurricane on November 4th, sparked an X-class solar
flare and hurled a bright coronal mass ejection toward Earth.
The expanding cloud triggered strong geomagnetic activity with
flourescent red, blue, and green skies when it swept past our
planet on November 6th at 8:50 PM. EST. Sky watchers
everywhere, even at middle latitudes where auroras are rarely
seen, should be alert for Northern Lights while geomagnetic
storms are underway. Observers as far south as central
California and Delaware have reported vivid shimmering Northern
Lights. For detailed information visit Space Weather at


JPL -- The Odyssey Spacecraft has started taking dips into the
Martian atmosphere to get into position to map our neighboring
planet. The craft is aerobraking passing within 100 miles of
the surface and hoping to detect the atmosphere of Mars. The
Odyssey will move lower to about 60 miles from the surface by
January and is expected to maintain a 2 1/2-hour circular orbit
when the aerobraking is complete. New data is intended to map
the distribution of minerals and chemicals across the surface
and provide daily Martian weather reports. It also will seek
out frozen deposits of water that might help determine if life
ever existed on the Red Planet. Editor's Note: Insider data
indicates they already know that life exists on Mars and they
may start to reveal this data backed by the Odyssey findings.


BRISTOL -- Resident reports UFO sighting - A Nicholas Drive
resident reported to police Sunday that he saw an unidentified
flying object about 1:00 AM Sunday, November 4, 2001, hovering
near the Douglas A. Beals Senior-Community Center. The resident
said that while he was walking his dog, he looked up and
something that looked like a bird with flapping wings -- but it
was the size of an ultra light airplane and produced "a
whirring, almost mechanical sound." There were no other reports
of anyone sighting the object. The Bristol Press / CT
Published: 11/5/01 Thanks to FarShores UFO News
www.100megsfree4.com/farshores farshores@canada.com.


NEW YORK CITY -- It was a chrome like color, as big as a one
story building, maybe about 250-500 feet in the air, and it
glowed reddish black and left a whitish trail when it left on
October 15, 2001, at 2:00 PM. During this event, the object
changed colors three of four times, between reddish black, to a
very dark red. It sounded like a whistle at first, but became
silent and came on again. It was similar to Morse Code. I saw
at least a dozen lights on it that where various colors. I was
talking on my cell phone at the time to my wife, telling her
about this, and it was coming in kind of fuzzy. Then I heard a
noise coming from my cell phone, (Maybe a transmission) and
then it went dead a couple of seconds later. The noises I heard
from the phone could have been a language, but I could not
understand a word of it. After my phone went dead, the UFO left
a few seconds later.

POUGHKEEPSIE -- On October 13, 2001, this witness reports, "My
wife, myself and two friends where driving back from a haunted
hay ride at 12:45 PM saw a strange star. We were driving south
on the NY State Thruway on a very clear night. I opened the
sunroof and was looking at the stars when my wife said, "Look
at that really bright star." It was in the east and low on the
horizon and was moving. I asked my friend to pull over and got
a good look at the moving light. It was moving in odd
formations. So we thought it was a plane moving across the sky.
But after a minute or two it was still in the same spot, but
moving up then to the left, right, down, it would even dim then
become very bright again. Then move in circular motions, and
then dim out completely. Then BAM brighten up again. The shape
of this thing was a triangle and very bright. I don't know what
it was, but it was something and I hope I have the opportunity
to see it again. Thanks to Peter Davenport Direc! tor of NUFORC


HARRISONBURG -- On October 15, 2001, the witness was standing
on his deck and noticed circular object off-white in color
traveling at supersonic speed. At 5:25 PM it was still
daylight, the circular object solid in appearance but without
any distinct markings was seen. At first the witness thought it
was a plane of some sort but then I noticed it didn't omit any
sound. The witness estimates that it was 3500 to 4000 feet
high, and 50 degrees off the horizon. It resembled the color of
an off-white cloud. The object was going northeast at
supersonic speed because it was out of sight in no time. When I
first noticed the object, it was about the size of a nickel or
quarter at arm's length. As it traveled, it rapidly decreased
in size until I lost it over the horizon. Thanks to Peter
Davenport NUFORC www.ufocenter.com


HIALEAH -- NUFORC reports the witness says, "I saw the object
over Miami on Saturday night, October 14, 2001, from 12:30 to
4:00 AM. The object appeared like a star but was zigzagging in
the night sky. When I looked through my binoculars, I noticed
that it appeared much like a jellyfish with two limbs and a
light source inside. I contacted a friend who lives ten miles
west of me and he confirmed seeing the object in the west. The
object would disappear behind the clouds. My family also
described it as "a jellyfish-like object with two legs and a
light inside." I thought it looked more like a frog with two
legs and with a light inside. We all agreed that it looked and
moved much like a kite would and not a weather balloon. How
could a kite fly well above the clouds? Thanks to NUFORC


NASHVILLE -- At 9:40 AM, on October 26, 2001, my wife and I
were traveling on I 24 and noticed two jets that appeared to be
heading toward each other (for a possible collision). One was
heading east and one heading west. Out of bewilderment, we
continued to observe the planes. After watching for
approximately two minutes, suddenly, a bright silver appearing
disc shaped object (the width of the jet stream itself)
appeared between the two planes and swooped into the jet stream
of the plane coming from the east and traveled the entire
length of that plane's stream in approximately 2-3 seconds and
disappeared. As soon as the object disappeared, both planes
veered away from their flight paths and turned to go in
opposite directions. Needless to say, in light of the attacks
on Washington and the World Trade Center, we assumed the planes
were military aircraft zeroing in on something picked up on
radar. Thanks to Peter Davenport NUFORC www.ufocenter.com.


WISCONSIN RAPIDS -- UFOWisconsin reports that Tony E. was
driving on Highway 13 on November 4, 2001, from Pittsville when
he witnessed a bright light, bigger than a falling star. It
moved faster than a falling star, coming straight down
perpendicular to the horizon beyond or over the city of
Wisconsin Rapids at 7:10 PM. I was so far away, that it
appeared to disappear behind some woods. Thanks to Jenny Hoppe
ICQ #950705 UFOWisconsin - http://www.ufowisconsin.com " Thanks
to jenny@ufowisconsin.com (Jenny Hoppe), UFOWisconsin
Jenny says, "Stop the planet, I wanna get off!"


SAINT LOUIS -- Dave Arnold writes, "This morning, Nov. 6, 2001,
while viewing the news on KTVI Channel 2 St. Louis between 7 to
8:00 AM, I saw the following when cutting to a weather segment?
Behind the news anchor was a background video window (running
at this point) showing the St. Louis downtown dawn sky,
prerecorded as it was now 7:00 AM or later, looking east, which
was a beautiful collage of colors, when an object came into
view from the center-left of the screen and continued in a
straight line horizontally across the picture reaching just
beyond center of the screen left to right at which point the
video froze. The object appeared to be an elliptically shaped
ball of light, white in color, with trailing tail. It looked
like a teardrop on it's side. It traveled seemingly slow as it
took nearly two seconds to move from left to where it was
stopped. Anyone viewing this newscast, if they chanced to look
at this background video, could not have missed this. It seemed
! as though the video was frozen at just the moment I was
thinking "what the hell is that?" The image remained frozen and
onscreen for another 3 to 5 seconds before they moved on to the
next segment. I thought maybe you could verify this (or not)
with KTVI. PHANTOM911@prodigy.net (dave arnold)


Brian Vike reports that on October 31, 2001, he received a
report from a witness who was out for a midnight drive with
friends. Off to the east was the weirdest light at 12:02 AM. We
all saw it at one time, like it just appeared at once, and that
was why we noticed it together! It was going very slowly,
almost hovering at times. It had three colors of lights on it,
in a strange formation, not like regular airplane lights. It
was so mesmerizing, so we stopped the vehicle and got out to
stare at it. It kind of gave us the chills, but we couldn't
take our eyes off it. It hovered for a while, and moved again
slowly, up and down, then moved forward again. The lights
seemed to brighten up. It wasn't like any planes that I have
ever seen before. The sky was clear and we saw the full moon on
the other side of the sky. It was a beautiful night, and freaky
standing there watching this light formation with the Northern
Lights dancing behind it. We kept asking each other. "Wh! at is
it?" I prefer to think it was something NOT of this world. I
kept saying, "Well beam us up and let's get on with it!" Thanks
to Brian Vike UFO Field Investigator yogibear@bulkley.net HBCC
UFO Research, Box 1091 Houston, B.C.


LAWTON -- Kari a 24 year old reports this past June, she would
sit outside her friend's house, because I love to look at the
stars. Around 10:00 PM, and I noticed to my left a bright
glowing ball of light, thinking it might be a flare from the
army base I really did not become startled at first, but then I
realized that the army base was to my right and no where near
the ball of light. Then the ball of light started to move, but
not falling down like a flare would but across the sky very
slowly. Then it just disappeared into thin air. I ran inside,
told my friend about it, and ran back outside. Fifteen minutes
later, it looked as if one of the stars were moving in the sky,
but it was not moving about like a satellite, but more random
like, kind of darting about the sky. I know I saw something.
Later my friend Moniqua, whose house I was staying at, said
that she was not surprised because she and her husband had a
weird experience. They were leaving late one night around! 10:00
PM, when they walked out the front door a flash of light
covered them, like it scanned right over them and then
disappeared. They said they walked back into the house and just
sat there for ten minutes before talking to one another. They
just did not know what to think. Thanks to Kari


HOUSTON -- Robert Thompson who lives in the Willowbrook area
reports that on October 25, 2001, I was up at 1:30 AM and saw
what I believe was a UFO. It didn't have any lights on it, but
I was still able to see it very clearly traveling across the
sky. It was traveling west very fast and was oval. It was very
high in the sky. It was the size of a quarter held at arm's
length. I would put my hand on the Holy Bible and swear to you
that I saw what I said I saw. I don't know what it was.
However, it was big enough to see in the dark night sky, and it
truly frightened me. In addition "NO" it was not an airplane.
Thanks to RJThompson2078@ev1.net

HOUSTON -- Beau writes, "I want to report sightings for the
last four nights. I've seen unexplainable lights in the sky.
Both my wife and I have seen them, also on two nights a friend
saw them from another location five miles away. The first night
there was one about 30 degrees in the sky, and to the east of
me over Spring, Texas. We saw many light patterns from it with
all colors. It appeared to "get tall" then return to its
original size. Then it would hover from side to side and up and
down. We saw it for 40 minutes then went to bed, at 11:00 PM.
The second night we saw it again, 35 degrees up a little to the
south from previous night. I called my friend who saw it too.
Then he said he saw two and when I walked further away from
trees I saw the second as well. We watched it for 2.5 hours,
until 2:00 AM. The third night there was only one that I
observed for thirty minutes from 12:00 to 12:30 AM. The fourth
night there were three in a pattern like a check mark. ! They
took turns being "active." We watched from 7: 30 to 9:30 PM. My
friend saw them and my neighbor too. She had binoculars so I
could see the colors a little bit better. They were brilliant
colors of every shade, but mostly blue, purple, and green. I
went out again from 12:30 to 1:30 AM and the check mark shifted
and inversed, meaning the low point of checkmark was now the
high point. Last night was a full moon too, and these "devices"
still were plainly visible when the stars were not. We called
the local FOX weather desk; they reported no meteors or weather
balloons etc. These sightings in my opinion are definitely
mechanical in nature and not stars or planets. We were watching
something bizarre. Thanks to BEAU beauknowz@yahoo.com.

ADKINS -- We were standing outside on my front porch on October
14, 2001, when one friend noticed a bright light moving. He
first thought it was a star, but it began to move erratically
at 6:00 AM. He pointed out that it was unusually bright and had
an odd shape. We began to watch as the craft came closer
towards us. It was moving slow and seemed to be dipping and
rising. We grabbed our binoculars; we noticed it had a red
light around a bright white light. I thought it was two red
lights, one on top and bottom, while my friend saw red on
bottom and blue trailing. Two of us saw a blue slow blinking
light heading towards the main craft. When it got near the
craft, it suddenly headed straight down, leaving a blue tail
like that of a comet. We watched for about two hours until
dawn, when we could no longer see it.

HUNTSVILLE -- I'm part of a marching band and we're from
Houston. We went to a competition in Huntsville October 28,
2001, and for our lunch break we headed back to the bus from
the stadium and we saw a whole bunch of flying white things. At
first we thought they were birds but every 3 seconds they would
disappear and then come back, and then disappear and come back,
repeatedly. It looked like a school of fishes, but in the sky.
There were two groups of them. The whole band saw it.

AUSTIN -- On October 25, 2001, there was a firework like flash
with a lighted point hitting another and creating a short spark
shower. It then disappears. NUFORC Note: We believe the date of
the incident might be October 31, 2001.

BUNA AND DEWEYVILLE -- Several friends and I saw a slow or
nonmoving object almost due east from my house on October 25,
2001, at 1:30 AM. It was flying at about 10 to 20,000 feet
high, with a constant, very bright white light and alternating
flashing blue, red, green, and maybe purple color flashing.
Sometimes two or more colors could be seen at once. The object
remained in its position for 30 to 40 minutes and seemed to
move up in elevation very slowly. There was no lateral movement

SAN ANTONIO -- Last Friday night, at October 18, 2001, my wife
and I traveled back to San Antonio from Victoria, Texas after a
High school game. My daughters are on the dance team and their
buses were unloading at 1:30 AM. I was talking to a friend of
mine as we were standing by his truck, there were low streak
looking clouds above us. We were less than a 1/4-mile from
downtown San Antonio. We happened to be looking up for a moment
and saw a turquoise luminous cigar shaped object streak across
the sky. It was as if a neon light has turned on for a moment
and streaked across half the sky above us, then turns off then
back on again. This object was cloud high and confounded the
two of us. We both saw it at the same time but could not say
what it was. Thanks to Peter Davenport NUFORC


VAIL -- I hesitate to call what I saw a "UFO" but it is
unidentified. This morning, October 31, 2001, at around 6:15
AM, I stepped outside of my condo located in Avon just outside
of Vail. We are located on a small lake, and there are no real
obstructions around me. The Sun had not yet broken the skyline,
we are at 7500 feet altitude, surrounded by mountains that
reach above 11,000 feet, but we are not "closed in." I saw a
VERY bright light in the eastern sky that at first I thought
was a morning star, except that the horizon was already lit up
from the Sun. The bright light was brighter than any star or
planet that I have observed in the morning sky before. It was
located at approx. 60 degrees above horizon, if the horizon
were flat. Above it and to the left was another light, with the
intensity of perhaps a star or planet. They appeared to be far
away, but not "far" as in the typical skyline. Reflections were
ruled out because the objects reflected toward dark (west! ) not
toward the light source (Sun). Neither object moved, so I
assumed they were stars. My husband can verify. Just about then
the clouds from the west were moving in, and our view was
obscured. For a moment or so I saw them again, about 5 minutes
later, and the sky was already brightening up for sunrise. I
have observed skies all my life. I was an air traffic
controller in the military and use to seeing all kinds of
lights, planes, and "spook" helicopters, (such as the Friday
night right after the tragic events of Sept 11th when nothing
else was flying).

Editor's Note: Mercury continues its fine appearance near Venus
low in the East. Saturn is near the moon. They might have been
too low for you to see.


PHOENIX -- On October 25, 2001, myself and another individual
witnessed a flying triangular shaped craft flying about 1000
feet at a high rate of speed at 10:20 PM. It had no lights
coming from it and it seemed that the ambient light from the
city was all that made it visible. It quickly flew in and out
of view, flying straight south and made no sound. It had 5 or 7
white orbs on the under side in an arrow head shape consistent
with its direction of flight. One half of each of the orbs
protruded from the crafts dark, hardly visible fuselage. It
appeared translucent, 12 to 20 feet wide, and 15 to 23 feet
long. There was nothing in the objects flight path to obtain a
good perspective. Thanks to Peter Davenport NUFORC


TORONTO -- Nick Balaskas writes, "The metallurgy building just
south of University of Toronto's Convocation Hall where you
spoke at the Toronto engagement of 'The Disclosure Project'
houses some very unusual metals known as shape memory alloys."
These unusual metals can be severely deformed into various
shapes and then when heated will return to their original
shapes. These very specialized metals are now being studied at
more metallurgy research labs. Some of these same metals and
their properties were demonstrated to an amazed public at a
recent University of Toronto open house. One application of
such metal has already been used in eyeglass frames which
return to their original shape (thanks to Roswell UFO crash
technology)? After one sits on them by accident. Thanks to Nick

P.S. The maximum speed limit on Toronto highways is 100 (or 160
for Americans at the current exchange rate).


UFO Norway is picking up strange lights on their video cameras.
Check out
ery.html for some very nice photos of various luminous
phenomena in "our" atmosphere. The Norwegian telescope camera
seems to have captured a flying object near the Moon. Thanks to
Ole Jonny Brænne UFO-Norway nikolaos@YorkU.CA (nikos) See:


LONDON -- The Observer By Paul Harris states, Scientists and
generals drew up a top secret report on Unidentified Flying
Objects and then decided to cover up a wave of rumors and
sightings that swept Britain in the 1950s. The Ministry of
Defense denied the existence of the UFO report, written in 1951
and later used to brief Prime Minister Winston Churchill, for
almost 50 years. But UFO historians Andy Robert and David
Clarke have recently unearthed the six-page document as they
researched a book on UFOs and the Cold War. The report has been
a 'Holy Grail' of British 'Ufology' and details the conclusions
of a shadowy panel called the Working Party on Flying Saucers.
This group was the idea of Sir Henry Tizard, one of Churchill's
most trusted scientific advisers during World War II and a key
figure behind the development of radar. But anyone looking for
an elusive 'X-file' that confirms the existence of aliens will
be disappointed. The report concludes that all sightings w! ere
explainable by natural events, such as the weather or meteors,
or were of normal aircraft. But it does speak volumes about the
scale of paranoia in Britain at the start of the Cold War. From
1950 onwards, hundreds of UFO sightings were reported across
Britain and were regular front-page news. Leading public
figures, including Lord Louis Mountbatten, came out with their
belief that aliens were visiting Earth. The phenomenon
terrified the top brass on both sides of the Atlantic. Generals
were worried that reports of flying saucers could be used by
the Soviet Union to disguise an earthly attack or that the
sightings were giving the Russians a clue that Britain's radar
network was faulty and easy to penetrate - which was actually
true but unknown within the Soviet bloc. 'This was a time of
great paranoia and fear. The Government took a decision to
throw a blanket over the UFO scare and say as little as
possible about it,' said Clarke. 'There certainly was a
cover-up, b! ut what was being covered up was Cold War paranoia
and our fears over our radar system.

It was nothing to do with aliens. Despite the official silence,
the UFO scares did not die down. In 1952, Churchill fired off a
memo to his advisers in the wake of fresh UFO sightings in the
United States. 'What does all this stuff about flying saucers
amount to? What can it mean? What is the truth?' Churchill
wrote. Tizard's report was then used to brief the Prime
Minister on the perceived lack of real threat from UFOs in
August of that year. A few months later an order went out
expressly banning all RAF personnel from discussing sightings
with anyone not from the military. In trying to underplay the
sightings, Britain was following the lead of the United States,
which had conducted several studies into its own UFO sightings
and adopted a policy of official secrecy. When the British
report was presented, a top CIA scientist traveled over to the
meeting to make sure the conclusions of America's closest ally
fitted in. (snip) Thanks to farshores@canada.com, The London
Observer Published: 10/ 21/01


James Parsons writes in the Star Beacon, "Comes now a story out
of Roswell and Los Alamos which may explain the three flights
made from Roswell Army Air Field to Los Alamos on July 9, 1947,
a few days after the crash. This story is from Carol Syska,
former director of the UFO Museum at Roswell during 1999 and
most of 2000. Carol was a group secretary and division budget
director at Los Alamos for almost 30 years. She retired in 1988
and moved to Roswell, N.M., not far from the town where she was
born and raised. Carol first heard of UFOs when living in
California in the early 1950s, resulting in an interest in UFOs
in general. One day at Los Alamos, she read that a report
containing information about UFOs was available in the Lab
library. This sounded interesting to Carol. She ordered the
report. She read this booklet titled, Project Blue Book, which
contained some comments about wreckage from a crashed vehicle
being sent for testing to Los Alamos. At the time (1962),! Carol
worked at the Lab with the NonDestructive Test Group (NDT). Her
boss, a senior scientist, was head of NDT and had been with the
Lab since the beginning of the Manhattan Project. If testing
had been done on crash debris, Carol's boss would know about
the tests and the truth of the crash at Roswell. Carol went to
the man's office and showed the report to him. She asked, "Is
this true?" Carol's boss, in a business-like manner, replied,
"What is the level of your security clearance?" Carol said,
"Sir, you know as well as I do what it is." (Carol told me that
at the time she held a Q clearance. A Q clearance is a very
high National Security clearance.) Carol's boss, after a pause,
said, "Well, do you have the need to know?" Carol said, "Guess
not," and moved to the door. Carol's boss said, "Just a
minute." After another pause, he added, "I would advise you to
read everything you ever see about this subject." Thanks to
James Parsons Nov. Star Beacon full story at!

WILLIAM COOPER -- I regret to report the death of William
Cooper who apparently died during a gun fight with police. He
was the author of "Behold A Pale Horse." He told me how he had
observed a UFO come out of the Pacific Ocean and later return
after it flew over his submarine. Please pray for him, his
family and the policemen.

PHOTOGRAPH BOOKLET of some of the best UFO photographs
available and data on their propulsion systems by US Navy
Commander Graham Bethune. $10.00. Send check or money order to
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estate agent can be a wonderful experience, and picking the
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MUFON UFO JOURNAL -- For more detailed monthly investigative
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membership. Filer's Files is copyrighted 2001 by George A.
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appeared. These reports and comments are not necessarily the
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investigation. Regards, George Filer

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