Thanks for posting this.
Behalf Of OZOB99
Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 6:34 PM
Subject: [coldwarcomms] Re: Help save a local landmark tower
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--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
, "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"
> 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
> Let's show our support to prevent history from being wiped off the face of
> Basim Jaber
> Historian/Archivist - Almaden Air Force Station
> Founder - USAF 682nd Radar Squadron Veterans Association
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