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Guidance System Components? and Roof Antenna Details?
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Connecticut Four
Librarian and data manager George Christian is served with a so-called “National Security Letter” (NSL) from the FBI demanding that his firm turn over private information on its patrons because of an apparent terrorist threat e-mailed from one of his libraries (see February 2005). Christian is the executive director of Library Connection, Inc., which manages catalog information, patron records, and circulation information for 27 libraries in and around Hartford, Connecticut, as well as providing telecommunications services to many of its member libraries. Christian is given the NSL, as well as a gag order preventing them from ever mentioning their receipt of the letter, or any details surrounding it. Christian is notified of the letter five days before actually receiving it; he spends those days frantically learning more about NSLs and the laws surrounding them (see October 25, 2005). He learns that a district court in New York had found the entire NSL statute unconstitutional because of what Christian calls “prima facie violations of the 1st, 4th and 5th amendments.” By the time they receive the letter, he has decided to oppose it. The letter, delivered by two FBI agents, orders Christian and Library Connection to turn over information about a specific IP address registered to the firm. One of the agents warns Christian that the gag order prohibits anyone in the firm from telling anyone that the FBI is attempting to secure information from its library business records. Christian, who will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the NSL in April 2007 (see April 11, 2007), says neither he nor his colleagues could “fathom any ‘exigent’ nature for the FBI request.” The letter was dated May 19, nearly two months before its delivery, was not addressed to Christian, and requested information from the use of the IP address five months earlier, February 15. Christian later says that while he and his colleagues want to assist the FBI in any way they can, and have no desire to “impede the investigation of a perilous situation that endanger[s] my country or my fellow citizens,” because of the date of the letter and the IP usage, they conclude that the FBI has not been in any rush to get the information. Christian tells the FBI agents that he believes the use of NSLs is unconstitutional and that he will consult his attorney. Library Connection’s attorney says that the only way to contest compliance with an NSL is to take the Attorney General, Alberto Gonzales, to court. Christian is understandably reluctant to involve his firm in such a court challenge without authorization, and takes the case to the Executive Committee of the firm’s board of directors. The three members, Barbara Bailey, Peter Chase, and Janet Nocek (who will soon be dubbed the “Connecticut Four” by the media), after conferring with the attorney and reviewing the New York court’s decision against NSLs, decide to go forward with the complaint. They secure representation from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Together, they decide to ask for relief from the NSL, to seek a broader ruling that the use of NSLs is unconstitutional, and to have the gag order lifted so they can publicly discuss the incident as “part of the national debate over renewal of the Patriot Act” (see March 9, 2006). Christian will tell the Senate Judiciary Committee, “We… felt we were defending our democracy by insisting that the checks and balances established in the Constitution be observed. We had no court order, and there was no evidence that an independent judge had examined the FBI’s evidence and found there to be probable cause justifying their request for information.… [W]e did not want to aid terrorists or criminals.… But we did not feel we would be helping the country or making anyone safer by throwing out the Constitution either.” Because of the way the computer system is set up, to give the FBI the information about the specific IP address and usage it required, Christian would have to give the FBI information about everyone using every computer in the particular library on the day in question. He later says, “[S]ince there was no way of determining who was using the computers in the library five months after the fact, we felt that [the FBI wanted] information we had on all the patrons of that library. That seemed like a rather sweeping request. Some would call it a fishing expedition.” The case goes to trial in August 2005 (see August 2005-May 2006). [Senate Judiciary Committee, 4/11/2007] It is later learned that the original e-mailed threat is a hoax. [USA Today, 7/6/2006] Entity Tags: Peter Chase, National Security Letters, Senate Judiciary Committee, Library Connection, Inc., Barbara Bailey, George Christian, American Civil Liberties Union, Janet Nocek, Alberto R. Gonzales, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Connecticut Four
Missile Guidance System?
  • Are there components of a guidance system in the reconstruction area?  see Link
  • Notice flight path, streak in lawn, and position of antennas
  • See also page 11, 23
Below:  Flight path of attack aircraft
   Left: Streak in Pentagon lawn, prior to 9/11


see Space Imaging photo source.



Pentagon Stike site pics 1, 2, 3

George Metcalf images

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Yellow Arrow is flight path of attack jet




The cluster of dishes and antennas are parallel to the path the jet took through the building  See high resolution photo


And see large file: compare the debris trail through the three rings of the Pentagon and the alignment of the central antenna the group of 3 antennas on ring 2 and the group of 3 dishes on ring 3.

The cluster of dishes and antennas are parallel to the path the jet took through the building  See high resolution photo  

Lycos website for more details.  

  and NFU stats   TOP  HOME  see Summary of Attack Concepts     

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Satellite photos, with and without dish antennas
No dish antennas  (date unknown but prior to attack) Dish antennas are there (see 3 dots)   (date 9/7/01)
below: no dish antennas below: dishes exist ( 3 dots)
also: The Pentagon Building Performance Report  no dish antennas seen: (ASCE) American Society of Civil Engineers.

Compare left and right.  Left photo has no dish antennas.  Right photo has dish antennas.  Conclusion: dish antennas are not permanently installed equipment.

CEOnline satellite photo of Pentagon and link


Left, from Civil Engineer Online:  no concrete pad on outer sidewalk. Publication date June 2001.   An if you zoom in on original photo, there doesn't appear to be any dish antennas on Ring C roof.  original source photo and copy



above from There doesn't appear to be any dish antennas on roof of Ring C. and high resolution version

  TOP  HOME   see Summary of Attack Concepts     

   Example of Instrument Landing System components.   source: Lycos and more details.   source: Link and more details.  


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