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  • FACT: Governments Are Using Doppler Radar To Control The Weather

    05/17/2024 5:25:54 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 254 replies
    Mad Max World ^ | May 17, 2024 | The Alex Jones Show
    Video of meteorologist predicting severe Texas weather two days before it occurs and showing the Doppler beams ionizing the atmosphere. The Doppler radar towers put in a couple of decades ago have ten times the power going to them required for weather forecasting. The order of magnitude of power is for weather control.
  • Southern California sailor sold military secrets to China, DOJ says

    08/03/2023 11:56:03 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    ktla ^ | 08/03/2023 | Cameron Kiszla
    Zhao captured the information in surreptitious recordings and photographs, including “operational plans for a large-scale U.S. military exercise in the Indo-Pacific Region, which detailed the specific location and timing of Naval force movements, amphibious landings, maritime operations and logistics support,” prosecutors said. “The indictment further alleges that Zhao photographed electrical diagrams and blueprints for a radar system stationed on a U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan,” the release explained. In exchange for that information and details about Naval Base Ventura County and a base on San Clemente Island, Zhao allegedly received $14,866.
  • How Does a Navy Sailor Spying for China Come Away With Only 2 Years in Prison?

    01/09/2024 2:25:58 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | January 9, 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    I have no idea why the DOJ is putting out a press release about this. It seems more like the sort of thing to never mention again. A U.S. Navy service member was sentenced today to 27 months in prison and ordered to pay a $5,500 fine for transmitting sensitive U.S. military information to an intelligence officer from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in exchange for bribery payments. According to court documents, Petty Officer Wenheng Zhao, 26, aka Thomas Zhao, of Monterey Park, California, pleaded guilty in October 2023 to one count of conspiring with the intelligence officer and...
  • Mitch Randall - OpenAI & The Singularity (Video podcast)

    12/02/2023 1:52:04 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 22 replies
    youtube ^ | Tim Ventura
    Some of you folks might find this interesting. It is most a discussion of the current state of development of AI and the pace of development. The person being interviewed is the co-founder of an AI company, is immersed in the industry, and seems to have a pretty good grasp on what is going on behind the scenes. Bio of Mitch Randall from source:Mitch Randall is the CEO of Ascendant AI and innovator behind the SkyWatch Passive Radar UAP tracking system. Skywatch was developed through the Galileo Project and hopes to detect UAP using reflected signals from existing transmitters as...
  • NASA’s Planetary Radar Captures Detailed View of Oblong Asteroid

    02/19/2023 10:11:24 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    JPL ^ | Feb. 17, 2023
    One of the most elongated asteroids ever imaged by planetary radar was closely tracked by the agency’s Deep Space Network. This collage shows six planetary radar observations of 2011 AG5 a day after the asteroid made its close approach to Earth on Feb. 3. With dimensions comparable to the Empire State Building, 2011 AG5 is one of the most elongated asteroids to be observed by planetary radar to date. Credit: NASA/JPL-CaltechOn Feb. 3, an asteroid more than three times as long as it is wide safely flew past Earth at a distance of about 1.1 million miles (1.8 million kilometers,...
  • Mini radar could scan the moon for water and habitable tunnels

    07/23/2021 1:00:30 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 20 replies ^ | 7/23/2021 | Michael Quin
    A miniature device that scans deep below ground is being developed to identify ice deposits and hollow lava tubes on the moon for possible human settlement. The prototype device, known as MAPrad, is just one-tenth the size of existing ground penetrating radar systems, yet can see almost twice as deeply below ground—more than 100 meters down—to identify minerals, ice deposits, or voids such as lava tubes. Local start-up CD3D PTY Limited has now received a grant from the Australian Space Agency's moon to Mars initiative to further develop the prototype with RMIT University, including testing it by mapping one of...
  • FCC lifts rules so Amazon can build radar devices to track users' sleep

    07/12/2021 5:33:59 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 58 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 12, 2021 | By Ryan Lovelace
    The Federal Communications Commission waived its rules so Amazon can build radar sensors that the company says would be used to track people’s sleep. The federal government’s exemption for Amazon paves the way for the tech giant to monitor users’ movements in the bedroom with extreme precision — all without users having to press a button. The FCC accepted Amazon’s claim that the tech would be used to improve users’ health and wellness.
  • Pa. Senate passes bill to let local police use radar for speed enforcement

    06/22/2021 3:50:53 PM PDT · by lightman · 25 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 22 June A.D. 2021 | Charles Thompson
    A bill allowing municipal police across Pennsylvania to use radar guns for speed enforcement details passed the state Senate Tuesday on a 49-1 vote. Pennsylvania is currently the only state in the nation that limits the use of radar exclusively to its state police. That’s a sore spot for many municipal officials and police chiefs, who feel they are handicapped in monitoring speeding in residential zones and local roads where speeders can really raise the risk of an accident. But it’s also been a treasured, 60-year-old safeguard for some motorists. Critics have worried that those same municipal officers would take...
  • There are so many cicadas hatching in the mid-Atlantic that they’re being picked up by weather radar

    06/08/2021 11:58:37 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 125 replies
    SS ^ | 6/7/21 | SS
    The 17-year “Brood X” cicadas are hatching in such high numbers that they’re being picked up by weather radar in Virginia. “THIS is not rain, not ground clutter,” NBC meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts tweeted on Monday. “So likely CICADAS being picked up by the radar beam.” Pallozzi said the NWS has a weather radar located in Sterling, Virginia, in the same region as the radar map that Ricketts posted, and explained that the beams the radar devices send out rise the further they travel from the machine. So the beams are picking up the newly emerged cicadas on the ground near...
  • Navy pilot who witnessed Tic Tac 'UFO' [said it] committed an 'act of war' by jamming their radar

    09/13/2020 2:12:18 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 86 replies ^ | MARLENE LENTHANG
    A former US Navy pilot is opening up about his infamous alleged UFO sighting off the coast of California in 2004. Commander David Fravor said he witnessed a Tic Tac-shaped object in the sky in November 10, 2004 performing extraordinary aerial maneuvers that he said no modern human technology was capable of. 'This is not like we saw it and it was gone or I saw lights in the sky and it's gone – we watched this thing on a crystal clear day with four trained observers,' Fravor said in a sit-down interview with Russian-American YouTuber and MIT researcher Lex...
  • Ground Penetrating Radar For The Masses - Hackaday

    09/12/2020 2:18:24 PM PDT · by tbw2 · 22 replies
    Hackaday ^ | 02/07/2019 | Bryan Cockfield
    Radar is a useful tool with familiar uses such as detecting aircraft and observing weather. It also has some less known applications, such as a technology known as ground-penetrating radar (GPR). Despite the difficulty of sending and receiving radio waves through solid objects, with the right equipment it’s possible to build a radar that works underground as well. GPR is used often for detecting underground utilities, but also has applications in other fields such as archaeology and geology. For those people in these fields, a less expensive GPR was the priority of a group presenting at a 2017 National Institute...
  • Insect hatch over Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wisconsin picked up on radar

    06/12/2020 2:38:53 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 35 replies
    fox 9 ^ | 6.8.20 | staff reporter
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (FOX 9) - So many mayflies hatched at once near the Mississippi River Sunday night it was picked up on the National Weather Service’s radar. The National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wisconsin shared an image of the radar, showing a mass appear over the Mississippi River on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border around 10 p.m.
  • Navy inks deal for synthetic aperture radar

    05/14/2020 4:58:25 PM PDT · by gandalftb · 44 replies
    Sightline Media Group ^ | 5/13/20 | Nathan Strout
    Capella Space announced May 13 that it signed a deal to provide synthetic aperture radar to the U.S. Navy, even though the company has yet to put a satellite on orbit. SAR creates images with radar, meaning it can produce images regardless of the weather or lighting conditions. SAR satellite constellation will be able to collect sub-0.5 meter imagery, capable of identifying various types of aircraft or vehicles at ground level.
  • Turkey's Quiet Deal Keeps U.S. Close, Israel Not So Far

    10/01/2011 2:29:30 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 5 replies
    NPR ^ | October 1, 2011 | Peter Kenyon
    Turkey's leaders have called Israel the "West's spoiled child," and the "bully" of the eastern Mediterranean. When a Tel Aviv soccer team showed up in Istanbul recently for a match, the welcome was less than warm. In September, Turkey kicked out the Israeli ambassador, suspended military and trade deals and threatened legal and naval action to challenge Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip. As roars of approval went up around the Arab world, few noticed another announcement quietly slipped in by Ankara: Turkey had signed off on a plan to host an American X-band radar system as part of a...
  • 55 Pounds of Meth, Cocaine, Heroin Seized in Failed Texas Border Crossing

    10/21/2019 2:07:37 PM PDT · by familyop · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 21, 2019 | BOB PRICE
    “The CBP officers’ experience played a significant role in these interceptions,” Laredo Port of Entry Port Director Albert Flores said in a written statement. “Our CBP officers’ hard work, perseverance and utilization of our canines and non-intrusive imaging systems resulted in the interception of these hard narcotics.”
  • The SR-71 Blackbird's Predecessor Created "Plasma Stealth" By Burning Cesium-Laced Fuel

    09/14/2019 5:34:56 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 34 replies
    The War Zone ^ | 12 Sept 2019 | JOSEPH TREVITHICK
    the predecessor to the U.S. Air Force's iconic SR-71 Blackbird ... also incorporated then-state-of-the-art features to reduce its radar cross-section. These included a combination of a stealthy overall shape and radar-evading structures, as well as the use of composites in its construction, and the incorporation of radar absorbing materials on its skin. A far less known, but still a key component of the Skunk Works plan to make the A-12 harder to spot on radar involved a cesium-laced fuel additive to dramatically reduce the radar signature of the plane's massive engine exhausts and afterburner plumes by creating an ionizing cloud...
  • China says it has developed a new radar system that can spot US stealth fighters...[truncated]

    06/12/2019 6:47:43 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 50 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6/12/19 | Ryan Pickrell
    China has reportedly developed an over-the-horizon maritime early warning radar system that its creator claims can detect stealth aircraft far beyond visual range, an advanced capability that could threaten US fifth-generation fighters operating in the area. Liu Yongtan, the team leader for the radar project, told Chinese media his high-frequency surface wave radar emits "high frequency electromagnetic waves with long wavelengths and wide beams" that travel along the surface of the sea, the Global Times reported Monday, citing a recent interview with Naval and Merchant Ships magazine. The radar system, part of China's ongoing efforts to prevent a sneak attack...
  • Internet weather radar

    04/07/2019 10:58:38 AM PDT · by Dacula · 67 replies
    I used to be a fan of Intellicast and their weather radar, however they have been bought out by Weather Undground and have completely ruined two good sites. Does anyone a suggestion for a good weather radar to use on a PC? I use My Radar app for my phone, but they are not PC based. Thank you in advance.

    03/06/2019 6:04:01 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | FEBRUARY 28, 2019 | ANNA AHRONHEIM
    ELTA Systems was awarded a contract to supply the Israel Navy with four of the world’s most advanced radar systems for the new Sa’ar-6 warships, the company announced on Tuesday. The ELM-2248 MF-STARs multi-function digital radar systems produced by the subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, are based on the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) technology, which allows for faster threat-alert response time, as well as better accuracy and the ability to simultaneously track multiple targets and different types of targets, providing a full situational awareness picture to the ship. “The MF-STAR was designed from the ground up with innovative...
  • Ukrainian Il-76 Airlifter That Was Tracked Across U.S. Delivered Radar Asset To Utah Air Base

    01/03/2019 6:17:17 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 19 replies
    Ukranian Air Force Il-76 'Candid' cargo plane has appeared at an Air National Guard facility attached to Salt Lake City International Airport. We now know that it has delivered an unspecified mobile radar system as part of a U.S. Air Force contract. Online plane trackers first noticed the Il-76, of which the Ukrainian Air Force has around five in service in total, traveling westward from Ottawa/Macdonald–Cartier International Airport in eastern Canada on the morning of Dec. 3, 2019. The Candid was on the ground in Salt Lake City before 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. ***** If the radar does go...