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Re: [coldwarcomms] National Program Office - spooks, myths, and comms

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  • Blake Bowers
    In the mid to late 80 s there was a program office that was included in the eastern NAWAS roll call. They even sometimes answered. No idea if this was the
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 1, 2011
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      In the mid to late 80's there was a "program office" that was included in
      the eastern NAWAS roll call. They even sometimes answered.

      No idea if this was the same thing.


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      From: "tdrss" <tdrss@...>
      To: <coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, July 01, 2011 3:59 PM
      Subject: [coldwarcomms] National Program Office - spooks, myths, and comms


      > ALCON,
      >
      > Is there any validity to this information on the supposed "National
      > Program Office" (circa 1980s)? I've seen information on it
      > (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Program_Office) in a few locations,
      > but I'm having a hard time believing it with the general *lack* of
      > left-over hardware...
      >
      > - "satellite comm vans"
      > - "meteor-burst satellite links"
      > - "Military Strategic and Tactical Relay (MILSTAR - pre 1990's stripped
      > down version of the satellite)"
      > - "troposcatter links" (aside from Alaskan comms)
      >
      > The stuff online about this agency lists a lot of conjecture - but no
      > hard/known actual hardware that was left over.
      >
      > Anyone, anything?
      >
      > -Joe
      >
      >
      >
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