Antennas at the SAS HQ.

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Antennas at the SAS HQ.

Post by ChrisDX » 23 Apr 2016, 18:36

I wasn't sure where to put this , please move if not in the right place or delete if already been done.

I was looking at google maps and found their barracks.
I noticed the rather large antennas on the premises.
is the top pic a periodic? , the bottom pic an elephant cage antenna.
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Post by 26TM944 » 24 Apr 2016, 08:48

Yes it is full sized HF LP normally 5 to 30 but that one may be 3 to 30 and the other is most probably a "bird cage". They had a couple of HF monopoles a few years back I don't know if on test or just for training.

A blurry shot of the LP from the only road near by you could go down!
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Google SV used to show the perimeter fence and entrance if you could not be bothered to drive to Credenhill

There is a website "secret bases" that has loads of SV and aerial shots of most of the interesting sights around the UK.

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Post by ChrisDX » 10 May 2016, 19:27

Thanks Steve..

I was looking for a pic of it, trying to peak between trees on that bit of road near to it on street view but too far away.
With all the fuss over them showing the entrance, i'd of thought they would take more off than they have.
Credenhill has changed a bit over the years.
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i'll give that "Secret Bases" a look :thumbup:
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Post by LeakyFeeder » 10 May 2016, 20:40

Not sure where the b/w pic is but it looks nowt like the old Bradbury Lines...

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Post by ChrisDX » 11 May 2016, 17:26

They moved to RAF Hereford, and also known as RAF Credenhill now.


Old Place - Bradbury Lines
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Post by Metradio » 16 May 2016, 19:26

The Boat House is the building with an off white roof :-)
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Post by Admiral » 17 May 2016, 09:29

You'd be looking at a 20 year stretch if this was China.
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Post by Farty » 17 May 2016, 16:18

I'd be a bit worried if the SAS set up their headquarters in China.
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Re: Antennas at the SAS HQ.

Post by 26TM944 » 21 Jun 2016, 17:15

Metradio wrote:The Boat House is the building with an off white roof :-)
Purple with an off white trim young man, ;)
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