posted on Nov, 22 2012 @ 11:42 PM
reply to post by FosterVS
Those KMZs look good. I gather you looked up the nuke explosion sites rather than copied the Google Earth Community markings, many of which are wrong.
I was searching
a few days ago and came across a report to establish a GWEN (Ground Wave Emergency Network] tower on the NTS. One of the study sites was near that
racetrack. Otherwise, it isn't a particularly interesting part of the range, perhaps an advantage for the test development. [The GWEN is no longer
The GWEN tower ended up going to Austin Nevada. The GWEN wiki has the wrong location (surprise!). You can see where it used to be at
n39 23.46 w117 18.54
What you see there now is a USGS differential GPS beacon. But the ring on the ground might be left over from the GWEN site.
I don't have a photo handy, but my recollection is this location
is where they hold the trespassers when they protest to shut down the NTS. There are "his" and "hers" facilities, hence two fenced areas.
You know about my overlay, but for others reading this post:
This is a scan of the map they would give away for the YMP tours.
This is a collection of communications sites on the range and surrounding areas:
Most locations are from FCC filings.
This is the viewshed of Tikaboo Peak.