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ALL ARE INVITED TO THE BELIEVE IT OR NOT HALLOWEEN SPECIAL EVENT TO TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 20TH AT CAMP HERO STATE PARK, MONTAUK. Basically bring what you want to operate. Wires, verticals, small beams, anything goes even mobile antennas. NOW HERE'S THE KICKER, THERE'S NO AC AVAILABLE, SO BRING YOUR BATTERY BOX, SOLAR PANEL, OR HANDCRANK. So come out and enjoy the day. Play radio and walk around the camp. Everyone will meet at Johnny's restaurant on main st, Montauk at 7am.(RAIN DATE OCT 27TH). Talk in freq will be 147.575 FOR UPDATES, CHECK INTO MONDAY NIGHTS NET ON 147.575 Thanks Frank AA2DR P.S. To enter the park it may cost you $8.
W2LIS HALLOWEEN SPECIAL EVENT
Montauk Project at CAMP HERO
The Montauk Project was alleged to be a series of secret United States government projects conducted at Camp Hero or Montauk Air Force Station on Montauk, Long Island for the purpose of developing psychological warfare techniques and exotic research including time travel. Jacques Vallée describes allegations of the Montauk Project as an outgrowth of stories about the Philadelphia Experiment.
Conspiracy theories about the Montauk Project have circulated since the early 1980s. According to astrophysicist and UFO researcher Jacques Vallée, the Montauk Experiment stories seem to have originated with the account of Preston Nichols, who claimed to have recovered repressed memories of his own involvement.
There is no definitive version of the Montauk Project narrative, but the most common accounts describe it as an extension or a continuation of the Philadelphia Experiment, alleged to have taken place in 1943. According to proponents, the Philadelphia Experiment supposedly aimed to render the USS Eldridge invisible to radar detection with disastrous results. Surviving researchers from the Philadelphia Experiment met in 1952-1953 with the aim of continuing their earlier work on manipulating the "electromagnetic shielding" that had been used to make the USS Eldridge invisible to radar and to the naked eye, and they wished to investigate the possible military applications of magnetic field manipulation as a means of psychological warfare.
Common versions of the tale have the researchers' initial proposals rebuffed by the United States Congress due to fears over the potential dangers of the research. Instead, the researchers bypassed Congress and received support from the Department of Defense, after promising the development of a weapon that could instantly trigger psychotic symptoms. The conspiracy theory relates that the funding came from a large cache of Nazi gold found in a train by U.S. soldiers near the Swiss border in France. Proponents allege that the train was destroyed, and all the soldiers involved in the discovery were killed as part of a coverup.
After funding was in place, work allegedly began at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) on Long Island, New York under the name of the "Phoenix Project", but the project soon required a large and advanced radar dish. The United States Air Force had a decommissioned base at Montauk, New York, not far from BNL, which had a complete SAGE radar installation. The site was large and remote, with Montauk Point not yet a tourist attraction. Water access supposedly allowed equipment to be moved in and out undetected. Key to the Montauk Project allegations, the SAGE radar worked on a frequency of 400 MHz - 425 MHz, providing access to the range of 410 MHz - 420 MHz signals said by theory proponents to influence the human mind.
However, Montauk Air Force Station remained in operation until 1981. The site was opened to the public on September 18, 2002 as Camp Hero State Park. The radar tower has been placed on the State and National Register of Historic Places. There are plans for a museum and interpretive center, focusing on World War II and Cold War-era history.
2014 W2LIS CHRISTMAS GATHERING
We will be having our 2014 Christmas breakfast on JANUARY 12th at the
Island Grill Diner starting at 9:00am. That's right folks, you read that correctly. In January. So please come and join us while we eat some good food and talk radio. All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you all.
Island Grill is located on Hospital road. Just south of Sunrise Highway. Use exit 54 South and it will be on your right hand side just past the highway.
2014 FIELD DAY AT TESLA SCIENCE CENTER
We are pleased to announce that the LONG ISLAND AMATEUR RADIO SIMPLEX CLUB with be holding their 2014 field day event on site at the TESLA SCIENCE CENTER AT WARDENCLYFFE this year.
Thanks to Frank (AA2DR) and Dave (N2TRX) for their hard work to make this a reality. Field day will begin setup at 9am on Saturday June 28th and close at 1pm on Sunday June 29th.
All are welcome to come and enjoy field day will us. We will be working all HF, VHF and UHF bands. There will be multiple radios available for use.
The site is at the Corner of Randle road and route 25A in Shoreham. Take William Floyd Parkway north to 25A and make a left heading west. On the Corner of 25A and Randle road is the Science center. Enter from the west side to 4 Randle Road. Look for Antennas.
Talk in freq. will be 147.575
Bring food and drink .