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While Bob is in his gardening period he discovered two pairs of very well
connected positioned shortwave antennas, clearly a ham radio guys wet dream. Here is an outline of our discussion:

    • Size matters, cell phone antennas compared to shortwave station antennas
    • In comparison what does a microwave dish looks like
    • Bob’s discovery of a cell tower with no cell antennas, only shortwave, and microwave
    • Power meters tell no lies, only one entity is using this tower
    • Bob doing some dumpster diving and discovers something interesting
    • A box from a research company, not production parts used by the typical commercial enterprise, out comes the cell phone camera
    • Discovers the FCC registration number for some post discovery research as to who owns this tower
    • Although the power meter says US Cellular they abandoned the tower in 2012
    • A tower management company picked it up in 2014, and the current leaseholder didn’t bother to label meter with their corporate entity
    • Since there is a microwave dish, the FCC database coughed up who owned it and where it was pointed
    • The other link for the microwave transmission was the Aurora
    • Someone has a link from CME to this Microwave dish on this tower with shortwave radio antennas
    • So what was in the research cardboard box from FS Research?

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