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Re: Guam - Typhoon 180 MPH winds

  • From: David Lesher
  • Date: Mon Dec 09 11:27:31 2002

Unnamed Administration sources reported that Michael Painter said:
> 
> 
> Sounds nasty.
> Around a dozen years ago, just after -another- Typhoon had gone through, someone
> from the Guam Cable Co. had posted to rec.video.satellite.tvro that they needed a
> new 12 ft. reflector and recommendations for securing it during a Typhoon.  I told
> him that since 12 ft. reflectors were relatively inexpensive, just buy two and
> bury the box with the second one.  After the next wipeout, dig up the box and put
> up one that will last until the next time.  He never replied...<g>

Various ATT CoG [Continuity of Government, i.e. post WWIII]
sites built in the 60's used dishes cast of concrete with metal
mesh facing.

Pictures available on request.



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