NJ8562 : Ancient and more modern aerial systems

taken 11 years ago, near to Towie, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Ancient and more modern aerial systems.
Ancient and more modern aerial systems.
These aerials provided a civilian and military service which was at its keenest during the Cold War and the "imminent" arrival of the Russians. The system was operated by RAF Buchan, a former RAF fighter control facility.You could be forgiven for thinking that the system in the foreground was modelled on a whisky still and was powered by steam!!
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NJ8562, 10 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 January, 2007
Category
Military installation   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 854 621 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:38.9364N 2:14.7156W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 853 621
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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