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Re: More UFO Fleets Over Mexico - Smith

From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 14:04:30 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
Fwd Date: Wed, 04 May 2005 08:13:05 -0400
Subject: Re: More UFO Fleets Over Mexico - Smith

>From: Jim Deardorff <deardorj.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 02 May 2005 11:19:39 -0700
>Subject: Re: More UFO Fleets Over Mexico

>>From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Sun, 1 May 2005 10:35:52 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
>>Subject: Re: More UFO Fleets Over Mexico

>You are avoiding all details of such a proposed hoax. The
>daytime atmosphere is always turbulent, from the ground up to
>many hundreds of feet.

Mr. Deardorff,

I was not aware that you were such an expert in balloons.

I have reconsidered my position with regards to strings (sorry,
but not based on your argument although it was clever) even
being needed at all to allow balloons to maintain there distance
fairly well between each other.

You assume that the "UFOs" are being filmed in a turbulent
layer. You are correct that lower levels of atmosphere are
somewhat turbulent. Higher up you will encounter (with some
level of probability) uniform layers of wind going at some
velocity with respect to the ground. Of course there is a
turbulent boundary layer between the two, but that is quickly

The scenario is this. Release the balloons. None need to be
attached to each other (although a cluster of three balloons
makes a nice "mother ship"). Each balloon goes upward, maybe
vertically, maybe at a slight angle depending on the lower level
wind. They _all_ will flop around, tossed by slight wind
currents, but they keep going upward. They go up until they hit
the uniform wind layer. As they insert into the wind layer,
their overall velocity is overwhelmingly dominated by the wind,
thus they a lose most of the turbulent levocities imparted prior
to insertion into this layer. As each balloon is inserted into
this layer, it is carried at the same velocity. It may even
still be going up, but the "rapid" velocity in the horizontal
direction is the most noticeable.

The result is a collection of balloons that all seem to be going
in the same direction and keep their spacing fairly well.

All your comments of turbulence and wind shear are fine for low
level balloons, but once they reach the wind layer I am
referring to, it applies only minimally.

Reviewing the 100's of "UFOs" "fleet", this is apparent to me
after watching the thing a few times.

So there is no need for strings! Just a nice wind layer which
frequently occurs over all areas.

But if you want to believe in these UFO fleets, don't let me
stop you. It will liven up a UFO meeting and maybe you can get
on TV!

Also, lets talk about those cute wormy Mexican UFO videos! They
are spelling out ancient Venusian or something! Just tie a bunch
of balloons together (thanks Kyle King!) or a balloon "sheith"
and you can make money on Telemundo!

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