Re: "Secret Runway" at NW edge of White Sands?


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Message posted by Eagle Scout on May 19, 2016 at 18:52:48 PST:

That is, as tagboard noted, the NRTF. They definitely have access to satellite comms, but that's not what the big dish antenna is for. It's the low-frequency antenna of the RCS range antenna array. It's pointed up when not in use because that eases the load on the mechanical bits & pieces. It's referred to as "bird feeder mode."


In Reply to: "Secret Runway" at NW edge of White Sands? posted by Brian L on May 19, 2016 at 12:11:14 PST:

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