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RAF Winkfield Satellite Tracking Station. 16 Jan 2016 22:22 #1

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A couple of British Pathe films I found of the Minitrack satellite tracking station on the old RAF Winkfield site.

Satellite Tracking Station At Winkfield AKA Satellite Tracking Stn. Winkfield (1964)

Winkfield Minitrack Station (1962)

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RAF Winkfield Satellite Tracking Station. 30 May 2018 16:04 #2

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This site, believed to be on or close to a wartime RLG, was taken over by NASA in about 1970.
It was calibrated using a DC6 with high power strobe lights on it in the early hours of the morning and this, not surprisingly, triiggered numerous UFO reports.

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RAF Winkfield Satellite Tracking Station. 01 Jun 2018 21:42 #3

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The Satellite Tracking Station was actually on the old airfield site

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