SP8185 : RAF Desborough Ident Letters

taken 6 years ago, near to Stoke Albany, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

RAF Desborough Ident Letters
RAF Desborough Ident Letters
Recently uncovered station ident letters, these are in front of where the control tower used to stand.
There are 2 letters 40ft high that were the ident or pundit code for the former RAF station, in this case 'DS'; the pundit code was also transmitted in Morse by radio & light beacon at night allowing pilots to identify what airfield they were approaching at any time of day.
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SP8185, 2 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 November, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8136 8597 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.9372N 0:48.2306W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 80570 86272
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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