RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
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RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

Multiple Targets Over Washington
Aug. 13-14, 1952
Washington, DC area

Dan Wilson:
Aug. 13-14, 1952; Washington, D.C.
7:57 p.m. Suddenly, a group of seven strong stationary targets became visible in an area about 15 miles north-northeast of the radar antenna.  During the next two or three antenna revolutions, the area on the scope between Washington and Baltimore became heavily sprinkled with stationary targets in a belt about 6 miles wide.  A group of additional targets became visible in an area approximately 10 to 15 miles south of the radar antenna. For the next four and one-half hours, many unidentified targets were carefully plotted with a grease pencil on the face of the Type VG scope.  The time for each was entered on these plots in order to calculate ground speeds.  To secure a permanent record, time data and track plots were transferred from the scope face to a sheet of frosted acetate.  Targets disappeared at 0030 Aug 14.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520813washington_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)

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