reply to post by Shadowhawk
I found the photo. I was also instructed how to lose some belly fat!
I see a two potential locations for the old X15 microwave site. This is marked as radio site on the USGS topo map
This spot could be ranching related or a cement pad for where the gear was located.
Regarding the photo of the tower that can't be "seen", I suspect it is at
If you go to
and view in the direction of 150 degrees magnetic, you can see a tower if you use binoculars. The tower and whatever is on it is so thin that it
doesn't show up if photographed with a 400mm lens from the location I indicated.
Incidentally, all the google earth imagery in this area is from 6/2011.
Driving around this area will get you camo attention. They don't want to get too close, so they try to spot you from the ET highway or main roads.
A useful Google Earth overlay is
The green areas are in the viewshed of Bald Mountain. If you are in the non-green areas near the border, the dudes can't use the Baldocam on you and
have to drive to snoop on you. Note there is one remote camera in the northern restricted zone, but I haven't determine it's viewshed.