Re: Fort Lonesome FL
- I forgot to mention another circuit of interest: Hanscomb AFB to Cutler ME; was the USAF using the Cutler VLF Transmitter for something?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "OZOB99" <ozob99@...> wrote:
> I found this reference to a circuit from McDill AFB to Ft Lonesome Fl:
> "1. Term and Renewal Options: The term of service is 60 months.
> 2. Description of Service: The service provided is Government Dedicated Telecommunications Service.
> 3. Rates and Charges: The monthly recurring charge for one VGPL circuit between Ft. Lonesome, FL and MacDill AFB, FL is $458.88 during Months 1 through 24 of the term of service, $450.03 during Months 25 through 36 of the term of service, and $444.27 during Months 37 through 60 of the term of service. The installation charge is $3,237.61."
> I thought I was on to something when a search revealed there was no fort, just a remote intersection in the Fl boonies; also got a conspiracy site hit talking about a secret military base;turns out it was a JSS radar site years ago.
> This document mentions a number of dedicated govt circuit between various points; a couple I found interesting was a T3 between Greenbelt & Fairmont WV(a place of interest in previous posts), and a circuit from Offutt AFB to Nashwauk MN, probably one of those International Boundry Points on a circuit going overhead to Canada.
> This URL will give you a google hit, click on that to get the document:(the Verizon url shown won't work for some reason)
- More detail on this site:
FTLSFL, AKA Bowling Green AFS Z-330
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