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Desert Five Spot280 viewsAnother view of the rare Desert Five Spot.
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Goldfields Dune399 viewsThe desert floor at Dumont Dunes is blanketed with Goldfields. March 2005 was an exceptional year for desert wildflowers.
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Firehawk Drop360 viewsL.A. County Firehawk makes a drop along Sunset Ridge.
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DC-10356 viewsThe McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is classified as a "Very Large Air Tanker" by Cal-Fire. Ya think !

Originally delivered as a civil passenger plane, the DC-10 can carry a whopping 12,000 Gallons of Fire Retardant. It can drop it's load in 8 seconds in a line 300 feet wide and one mile long!

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Red Sky In The Morning . . .347 viewsSaturday morning, 5:52 AM, the fire was still burning fiercly. These flames are coming up from the Arroyo Seco approaching Brown Mountain.
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506 viewsOnce all traffic was moved off of Antenna #2, we could move in to clean up the
RF Room at the base of the Antenna. It was really bad.

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544 viewsNext order of business was to get Antenna #4 ready to handle traffic. This 9 Meter Dish would handle traffic while we cleaned up the 32 Meter Dishes.

John Bartman (left)
and Shane Edmonston discuss the process.

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524 viewsL-R George Cardenas, Dan Redmond, Zach White and George Thomas installing the new PA’s in Antenna #4.

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553 viewsThe 2008 Summer Olympics Games, and our coverage, was a huge success thanks to the hard work of everyone involved. The Olympics concluded with a magnificent Closing Ceremony and Fireworks seen around the World thanks to us.
Of course this is NOT a skyrocket from China! A passing airplane added the effect to this long one minute exposure.

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581 viewsWith everything cleaned up and maintenance complete, the Triunfo Pass Satellite Earth Station was ready for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
All there was left to do was . . . . Wait.

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ISS 4-12-08289 viewsNice pass of the International Space Station (ISS) tonight.
It was magnitude -2.1 brightness and passed from Northwest to the East.
This was taken with my new Canon 5D Digital SLR e/w 24-105MM lens.
138 Second Exposure, f4.5, ISO 100.

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Old Guys Rule417 viewsStill getting used to the Quad a little. Andy and I were trying some jumps.
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