SY9676 : TRE Radar Site C

taken 11 years ago, near to Worth Matravers, Dorset, Great Britain

TRE Radar Site C
TRE Radar Site C
Nothing now remains in this flat brown field, but was a hive of activity in 1940 when it was part of the misnamed Telecommunications Research Establishment.
It was on Site C that experiments with 10cm radar took place. The very first echoes from 10cm radar were received back from the ancient Norman chapel and coastguard cottages at St. Albans Head (in the distance) in August 1940.
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SY9676, 56 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 November, 2006
Category
Radar station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 963 764 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.2392N 2:3.2175W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 964 768
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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