[amsat-bb] Re: Government control has exceededconstitutionallimitations.
tmwebb at cox.net
Tue Apr 24 15:18:10 PDT 2007
PAVE PAWS operates in conjunction with BMEWS (Ballistic Missile Early
Warning System) and MDS (Missile Detection System, a satellite based
system). The PAVE PAWS primary mission is detection of submarine launched
missiles, thus their orientation out to sea. They also supplement other
detection systems in a concept known as 'dual phenomenology', i.e. detecting
an oject using more than one source/system. This assures the observation is
valid and accurate.
Tom Webb, WA9AFM/5
ex-NORAD/USAF Space Command
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Meuse" <smeuse at mara.org>
To: "Floyd Rodgers" <kc5qbc at swbell.net>
Cc: "AMSAT BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 4:54 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Government control has
> Floyd Rodgers expunged (kc5qbc at swbell.net):
>> Does anyone have any idea as to why only these two sites are still
>> operating? Is that the only directions we have expectations of inbounds
>> or is there some other reason? I would have thought by now we would have
>> several other ways to detect objects.
> Wikipedia shows 3 operational sites:
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