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Hi All; Here is picture I took last fall ,trying to resize to post It works will post more later !!! FBO is inside this building on right rearCaptRolo

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What are the structures up on the hill? they look like antennae but one looks bigger - like a radar dish.RobD.

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Rob,I think it is considered a "radar telescope".

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>>I think it is considered a "radar telescope".No, it's Globe Wireless' KFS comm station. The dishes are satellite communications earth stations.As an aside, on July 13th, 1999, KFS Half Moon Bay transmitted the signal:--.-. --.- / -.-. --.- / -.-. --.- / .-- .... .- - / .... .- - .... / --. --- -.. / .-- .-. --- ..- --. .... / ..--.. (CQ CQ CQ WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT?)This (The same text as the Morse code message transmitted by Samuel Morse to officially open the Washington - Baltimore telegraph line in 1844) was the last commercial Morse message ever transmitted from North America. The last ship-shore message was from the Liberty Ship Jermemiah O'Brian to President Clinton. It was received by KFS - but forwarded via email, as the White House no longer has any Morse capability.Richard

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Thanks Captain :-) Looking forward to more... this has to be the most popular FBO within the community here. (over the years)

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