1896Re: Microwave Intercept
- Jun 1, 2001--- In coldwarcomms@y..., albertjlafrance@c... wrote:
> Looking at the maps, I see that the Russian Embassy in DC is locateddirectly
> on the Garden City-Beltsville (aka Greenbelt) radio route, and about0.2 mi.
> off the Garden City-Gambrills route.http://www19.addr.com/~longline/places-routes/Garden_City/map-70.html
> A 1970 Garden City route map is at:
> I believe Beltsville was associated with NASA's Goddard Space Flight
> and linked to an earth station there. Gambrills appears to havebeen a
> junction, with other routes going to Annapolis and to Randallstown,MD. The
> latter, in turn, is linked to other northeast routes.AT&T had a central office/testboard at Greenbelt/NASA & a radio
> Whether all of this means anything, I don't know.
terminal so your assumption is correct.
While an embassy afforded more privacy, commercial offices and/or
hotels near an antenna would have been perfect for portable gear & I
suspect this was done;perhaps recorded for signal analysis/monitoring
later in a lab.
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