Multiple Anomaly Detection  &  Automated Recording
Address:      MADAR,  5847 River Walk Circle,  Newburgh, Indiana  47630
Telephone:  (812) 490-0094                                 Email:
Director:     Francis L. Ridge


                                              MADAR-III DataProbe                    



MADAR Order Page

Current MADAR Display, 12-15-2017 13h54m UTC

Updated 1 Jan 2018

Our goal for 2017 was to have 24 MADAR Sites operating in the U.S.  As of this date we have 31 MADAR-III DataProbe sites. We have 28 devices in the U.S. and two in Canada, and one in the UK is about to go online. With our new Command Center located at Newburgh, Indiana, we have re-established most of the older MADAD-II system.

With over 50 years of experience in the UAP detection field and a number of detection projects, we are continuously delving into the unknown with the latest in technology.  Learn all about the beginnings of the project by clicking on MADAR-I.  Using new electronic and computer technology, in 2014 MADAR-II began a new exciting phase in the study.  And in 2016 the ground work for an even better and cheaper system was begun which will take the MADAR Project world wide.  After a year of research and development we have a system that is already making UFO history.  To see the latest LIVE MADAR Display go to

The MADAR Project, with a half century of work in the UAP anomaly detection area, and thousands of dollars invested over the years, has produced numerous ideas that developed as technology improved:  MADAR (1970-1992) was our first detection and recording system for anomalies in the geomagnetic field and background radiation. MADAR-II (2014-2016) added a fluxgate magnetometer for anomalies in the local E-M field, a mode control panel, two computers, four surveillance cameras, five monitors, a quad video multiplexer, a surveillance camera recorder,  a geiger counter also connected to Mineral Labs Radiation Network's live Map, and three data recorders covering five channels. All data time-stamped with the Universal Time signal. With the support of over 40 members, all this time the MADAR Project has had only one detection station. Until now! Now you can be a part of a world-wide network!

MADAR-III's DataProbe device uses the newest breakthrough technology that gives us a basic unit that doesn't actually require any of the things mentioned above to work. The special software that took us many months to write is automatically updated upon power cycle or reboot while connected to the internet online. The DataProbe will have additional capabilities added in the future for those that want to participate at higher levels, but a detection and alerting system using your cell phone, I-Pad and/or computer is all most serious ufologists will ever want or need. This small device is a powerful tool and sending unit connected to a vast world-wide system of such units in the MADAR Network.

The patented hardware is extremely reliable and can be used anywhere. As mentioned before, a separate computer is not needed to operate in the system.  Setup is easy and the device can be ready to operate 24/7 in minutes. "Set it and forget it." Unit operation consists of the device connected to the router/ internet via an Ethernet cable which sends live device readings at a reasonable rate to our dedicated MADARNET server.

The sensor looks at data background levels at 15x's per second but records data on spreadsheet every 60 seconds. When the device detects a reading that exceeds the normal operating range (which we refer to as "limits"), the software algorithm puts the MADAR DataProbe into alert mode. The device, now in alert status, begins sending data much faster, at 500 milliseconds for 15 minutes. At this point the operator of the device anywhere in the world is alerted according to his/her * privacy settings in the MADARNET Control System.  Operators can use their cell phones as an alerting device and receive a text message and then go to their home computer or lap top to save and printout a permanent record.   Data transmitted and recorded by the device gives the State, City, device node number, Universal Time Code, geomagnetic field reading in degrees, electromagnetic field reading in milligaus, and the BMP (Barometric Pressure).  Data stored on the server provides information on the magnitude and duration of the event.

if you wish to monitor what is going on (on a map of the United States for example) you can use your home computer or laptop or Iphone to check in on your device, and zoom in on ANY OTHER DEVICE NEAR YOU.  And just like any other professional surveillance company, the MADAR Control Center is monitoring and storing data.  T
he live screen MADAR Display or Map shows device locations all over the U.S. and Canada, and soon other parts of the world. When a device goes into alert status the white node icon turns red and your pc begins to "beep" every 10 seconds.

At least three type of devices are being considered:

A base-operated Ethernet-connected MADAR-III DataProbe tied into the MADAR Network. This device acquires readings and stores them at an acceptable scan-rate until the device goes into alert mode. The data is stored on the device's hard drive and also on the MADAR server which displays the live action on the MADAR Screen (Map), with other information displayed on the MADAR Full Data Block. The MADAR-III DataProbe device with multiple sensors, a controller, 16 Gb hard drive, ac power adapter, and registration is a one-time fee of $179.99 and includes Priority Mail shipping. Support and software updates are free. The only additional cost would be add-on devices which are optional and not needed for standard operation of the DataProbe, one of which could be an affordable geiger counter plug-in. The plan is to have have as many devices as possible all over the world, especially key sighting areas such as sighting "hotspots" or locations near missile sites.

Persons setting up these small base stations or moving field units should try to get others nearby to put in their own devices in order to have a local SKYNET for a Rapid Response Team equipped with handheld equipment, still and video cameras, binoculars, strobe lights, audio recorders, K-II meters, etc. 

Similar to the above but incorporating a "switching relay" for a power strip outlet module to actuate recorders and other devices automatically. This version is the same model that will be used at MADAR headquarters. Price not yet established.
Operated as a Base Unit when NOT in the Field, the Field Unit will be a portable digital device with an additional rechargeable power source. Data stored would be uploaded and analyzed at a later date. Price not yet established.

The current selling price for the newest prototype has been set at $199.99 and includes Priority Mail shipping.  Use the handy PayPal order page below. For foreign orders require an additional $20 so use the PayPal button for "donations" for the extra amount.

MADAR Order Page

Francis L. Ridge

5847 River Walk Circle

Newburgh, IN  47630
(812) 490-0094

* Privacy settings listed in the application form can be controlled by the user to determine how they want to be contacted by alerts and automated updates to software/device.