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17430Re: Electrical grid article

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  • widebandit
    Jul 12, 2010
      More like 2-miles S on Old Plains from the 663....waw...

      --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, "ocsrc" <radical.bill@...> wrote:
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      > Exit 32 off 476 ( used to be PA 9, or the Northeast Extension as the locals called it.
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      > Bear right at the light off the exit on 663 South towards Pennsburg.
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      > Over the bridge, thorugh the light at the Spinnerstown Rd intersection.
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      > Left onto Old Plains Road. If you reach the traffic light at Kings Highway you missed the turn.
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      > Follow Old Plains Rd about 3/4 mile.
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      > It is on the right, you can't miss it.
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      > If you reach the end of Old Plains Rd, you went too far.
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      > High Security at this site now.
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      > I would call before going there.
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      > I went there when it was owned by ATC and in the process of being sold it only took 5 minutes for state police to arrive.
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      > --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, "roger.hendrixson" <roger.hendrixson@> wrote:
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      > > Yes, what exit off the Turnpike....you recall AT&T Cedarbrook ?
      > >
      > > --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, Sam Etler <etler@> wrote:
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      > > > http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/07/power-grid/achenbach-text
      > > >
      > > > Not really coldwarcomms exactly though I'm curious about one little snippit:
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      > > > "One of PJM's new control centers is an hour north of Philadelphia.
      > > > Last February I went to visit it with Ray E. Dotter, a company
      > > > spokesman.
      > > > ...
      > > > Dotter pulled off the turnpike in the middle of nowhere. A
      > > > communications tower poked above the treetops. We drove onto a
      > > > compound surrounded by a security fence. Soon we were in the bunker,
      > > > built by AT&T during the Cold War to withstand anything but a direct
      > > > nuclear hit and recently purchased by PJM to serve as its new nerve
      > > > center."
      > > >
      > > > Anyone have thoughts on what site they're talking about
      > > >
      > > > sam
      > > >
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