|Nodes 148 and 115
|MADAR Node 148 is operated by Tim Aines at
Northbrook, Illinois. He is currently in the MUFON FI
training program. . He retired from his civilian career on
February 1st of 2019. He most recently was a
Technical Account Manager for VMware in Palo Alto,
CA. On the government side, he was an active duty
USMC Intelligence officer from 1979 to 1985, leaving the
service as a Captain. His specialty was classified
imaging reconnaissance satellites. After out about a
year and getting his civilian career established, he went
into the one weekend a month reserves, this time the US
Coast Guard. He was an Intelligence officer there as
well from 1986 to 2005, and retired in 2005 as a Commander
(after getting called up for 2 years of active duty after
Pocket City defines an area where the three states of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky join together. The "Pocket City Array" beginning with Node 114, is operated by the MADAR Director's son, Brett Ridge, at Norris City, Illinois. About 30 miles to the east, and on into southern Indiana is Node 119, operated by Steve Curtis, a civilian pilot located at Mt. Vernon. This river city was the location of the former HQ of MADAR (I) for over 46 years. Thirty miles futher east is Node 142, the current MADAR HQ, operated by MADAR Director, Fran Ridge, and includes the full older MADAR-II Site System site. And 30 miles to the NE is Node 114, operated by Ridge's daughter, DeAnna Hoffman.
Nodes 108 and 99 are test nodes operated by one of our Tech Specialists at New London, Iowa.
Illinois needs some nodes in the central part of the state.
Primary targets, United States