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Old 05-25-2011, 03:09 AM   #1
Riddlewire

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What is this?
This is Woody Island, Alaska. Does anybody know what this round structure is? My knowledge of radio facilities is limited (if that's what it is).

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Old 05-25-2011, 05:19 AM   #2
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Re: What is this?
Looks like a mining operation to me.
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Old 05-25-2011, 09:34 AM   #3
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Re: What is this?
probably a non-directional radio beacon used by the FAA powered by solar power.

There is no power on the island.

You can get a better look at it on bing maps.
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Old 05-26-2011, 05:18 PM   #4
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Re: What is this?
It's an antenna. It looks like Woody Island is a support site for the Kodiak Launch complex.
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Old 05-26-2011, 11:07 PM   #5
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Re: What is this?
If you were thinking it's a HAARP array it doesn't look like one. They have one in Alaska but I think it's 172 50,000 watt antennas laid out in a rectangular pattern.
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