Re: Loud Explosion over Portland, Oregon

From: Dr. T.S. Kelso (TS.Kelso@celestrak.com)
Date: Tue Mar 30 2010 - 15:28:10 UTC

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    Interesting display in Google Maps showing distribution of reports:
    
        
    http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&ll=45.52451,-122.641926&spn=0.032833,0.077162&z=14&msid=105810967145978747791.000482e8231e3af9d5624
    
    Dr. T.S. Kelso
    CelesTrak, http://celestrak.com
    E-Mail: TS.Kelso@celestrak.com
    
    
    
    David Tiller wrote:
    > This site claims the police have determined that it was a pipe bomb: http://www.kptv.com/news/22990857/detail.html
    >
    >
    > On Mar 29, 2010, at 7:19 PM, Dale Ireland wrote:
    >
    >   
    >>  I checked the reports and the max area covered by the boom reports was only
    >> about 5mi on a side. Not what is usual for a sonic boom or a meteor or
    >> satellite sonic boom.
    >> The weather service said they didn't detect a lighting strike but a big
    >> front was just entering the area. The exact area of the boom reports also
    >> had downed trees and downed power lines this morning from the storm.
    >> Soooo... Draw your own conclusions.
    >>
    >> Dale
    >>
    >>     
    >>> -----Original Message-----
    >>> From: seesat-l-bounces+direland=drdale.com@satobs.org
    >>> [mailto:seesat-l-bounces+direland=drdale.com@satobs.org] On
    >>> Behalf Of Dale Ireland
    >>> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2010 3:18 PM
    >>> To: SeeSat-L@satobs.org
    >>> Subject: RE: Loud Explosion over Portland, Oregon
    >>>
    >>> I lived there in the 80's
    >>> There is an Air Force reserve squadron at the Portland
    >>> airport. Fighters, and I have even seen a B1 bomber land there.
    >>> They go supersonic as soon as they reach the coast.
    >>> They have a history of sonic booms reaching Portland although
    >>> I haven't heard of it for a few years.
    >>>
    >>> Dale
    >>>
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