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  • OZOB99
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    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 23 6:34 PM
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      More on this site:

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      --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com, "basim_jaber" <bjaber@...> wrote:
      >
      > People often say that Long Lines and Cold War Comms towers are "unsightly" and they "disrupt the skyline/ridgeline". Quite the contrary. Towers like that are vital if not for their historical contributions, but for their commercial use in their afterlife (radio towers, etc).
      >
      > Well, a local landmark is about to meet the fate of the wrecking ball unless we can save it. I'm referring to the AN/FPS-24 Radar Tower on Mt. Umunhum (former Almaden Air Force Station).
      >
      > The Open Space District wants to demolish it. The landslide majority of the public wants to keep it.
      >
      > If you think it should stay, sign the online petition and show your support. It only takes 30 seconds to sign and you do not need to register on the petition web site for an account (unless you want to comment or "like" another comment).
      >
      > https://www.change.org/petitions/save-the-mt-umunhum-radar-tower
      >
      > There's been a ton of local media attention for this red hot topic.
      > San Jose Mercury news has produced an alias web link to gather all the recent media.
      >
      > http://www.mercurynews.com/umunhum
      >
      > Let's show our support to prevent history from being wiped off the face of the Earth!
      >
      > --
      > Basim Jaber
      > Historian/Archivist - Almaden Air Force Station
      > Founder - USAF 682nd Radar Squadron Veterans Association
      > www.AlmadenAFS.org
      >
    • Matt Ashe
      Thanks for posting this. From: coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com [mailto:coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of OZOB99 Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 6:34 PM To:
      Message 2 of 4 , Jul 24 2:40 PM
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        Thanks for posting this.

        From: coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com [mailto:coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com] On
        Behalf Of OZOB99
        Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 6:34 PM
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        More on this site:

        sccgov.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=30&ID=5869

        --- In coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com <mailto:coldwarcomms%40yahoogroups.com>
        , "basim_jaber" <bjaber@...> wrote:
        >
        > People often say that Long Lines and Cold War Comms towers are "unsightly"
        and they "disrupt the skyline/ridgeline". Quite the contrary. Towers like
        that are vital if not for their historical contributions, but for their
        commercial use in their afterlife (radio towers, etc).
        >
        > Well, a local landmark is about to meet the fate of the wrecking ball
        unless we can save it. I'm referring to the AN/FPS-24 Radar Tower on Mt.
        Umunhum (former Almaden Air Force Station).
        >
        > The Open Space District wants to demolish it. The landslide majority of
        the public wants to keep it.
        >
        > If you think it should stay, sign the online petition and show your
        support. It only takes 30 seconds to sign and you do not need to register on
        the petition web site for an account (unless you want to comment or "like"
        another comment).
        >
        > https://www.change.org/petitions/save-the-mt-umunhum-radar-tower
        >
        > There's been a ton of local media attention for this red hot topic.
        > San Jose Mercury news has produced an alias web link to gather all the
        recent media.
        >
        > http://www.mercurynews.com/umunhum
        >
        > Let's show our support to prevent history from being wiped off the face of
        the Earth!
        >
        > --
        > Basim Jaber
        > Historian/Archivist - Almaden Air Force Station
        > Founder - USAF 682nd Radar Squadron Veterans Association
        > www.AlmadenAFS.org
        >



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      • ozob99
        Another article on this site: http://www.wmsb.net/mtumunhum.html http://www.wmsb.net/mtumunhum.html
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