[amsat-bb] The Russian Woodpecker

Jean-L. RAULT f6agr at orange.fr
Thu Dec 8 10:18:44 UTC 2016

Just search for "Duga 3" on Youtube, and you'll get several interesting 
videos about our favorite Woodpecker :o)

Jean-Louis F6AGR

Le 07/12/2016 à 23:21, Robert Bruninga a écrit :
> Those who remember the Russian Woodpecker that could decimate the Amateur
> Radio Bands back in the 1980’s might be interested to know there is a new
> Film on NETFIX called “The Russian Woodpecker”!
> I thought it was some kind of spy thriller, but I got it on DVD and it
> turned out to be a documentary with English subtitiles.  Wife got bored,
> but I wateched every word.  I had never seen the pictures of it, but here
> is a guy climbing all over the abandoned antenna and making a documentary.
> I never knew that the Woodpecker HUGE HF beam array was right on the same
> property as the Chernobly Nuke plant!
> I didn’t see this coming.  But the theory of the documentary is that the
> Chernoybl nuke plant disaster was traceable to “the failure” of the
> Woodpecker system to work as promised and so the nuke disaster was an
> attempt by a Moscow Bureaucrat to cause a “situation” at the nuke plant on
> that fateful day to cause enough of a problem to cause the big INSPECTION
> of the Woodpecker next door secheduled that same week, to be canceled… to
> hide their bureaucratic failure to work as promised.
> It was made by a Ukranian in brash defiance of the Russians, so there is an
> agenda here…
> Very interesting…. As conspiracy theories go…  but also scary when you see
> the same kind of lies and deception in politicians today that was going on
> then too.
> Bob, Wb4APR
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