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FANX (Friendship Annex)

the FANX (Friendship Annex) is part of Linthicum, MD .

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SCR-270 Radar Antenna

SCR-270 Radar Antenna
Made by brewbooks
SCR-270 Radar Antenna The SCR-270 radar antenna was part of a mobile radar system, operating at 104 MHz, that could detect and track aircraft at 125 miles. This antenna is a 1943 production version of the radar that tracked the incoming Japanese raid on Oahu, Hawaii on 7 December 1941 This antenna was donated by the Institute of Space and Atmospheric Studies, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada. It was used by the university to study Aurora Borealis at frquencies of 58 and 106 MHz. It collected some of the very first radar echoes from the Northern Lights See some more: www.physics.uwo.ca/~drm/history/radar/radar_history.html Historical Electronics Museum Baltimore, Maryland DSCN1619

Off To Grandma & Grandpa's

Off To Grandma & Grandpa's
Made by toddandmonica
Just after this picture, Mommy gently touched Kenneth and he jumped up with a start and exclaimed... ALRIGHT, LET'S GO I wonder what he'd been dreaming about all night.

Even More Antennas

Even More Antennas
Made by Ostpreußen
Front to Rear: TPS-70 S-Band Tactical Surveillance Radar, TPS-43 S-Band Tactical Surveillance Radar, Nike Ajax AA Missile Radar

TPS-43 Tactical Surveillance radar

TPS-43 Tactical Surveillance radar
Made by brewbooks
TPS-43 Air Force S-Band Tactical Surveillance radar Historical Electronics Museum Baltimore, Maryland DSCN1612

Robotfest 2009

Robotfest 2009
Made by altamira16
Assembling robots from pager motors, copper mesh, solder and hot glue.

Radar Antenna

Radar Antenna
Made by brewbooks
Historical Electronics Museum Baltimore, Maryland DSCN1624

More Antennas

More Antennas
Made by Ostpreußen
Dish is from the German WWII Würzburg Radar

TPS-43 Feedhorns

TPS-43 Feedhorns
Made by jctyler1
Looks like the prow of a Viking longboat.



Nearest places of interest:

BWI Airport Amtrak / MARC Station
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems - BWI Facility
National Electronics Museum
Pedestrian/Bicycle Overpass
  Springhill Suites
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems HQ
Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel
The Westin Baltimore Washington Airport

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