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    The radar that is set up on Davidstow Moor at present


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    Any ideas why it's there hydealfred?

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    According to Kernowcam it is a University project to do with the weather.

    View up the peri-track late this afternoon (3 August 2013) towards the Watch Tower

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    The only decent surface we could find up there a couple of weeks ago was the old Hangar floor (my daughter wanted to have a go at driving my car).
    This seemed in remarkably good condition.
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    I expect hangar floors had a standard to adhere to for taking he weight of heavy bombers and was of very good quality. Also I expect they had to be level and flat. There is probably a specification in some dusty file hidden under some digestive biscuit crumbs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Drew View Post
    I expect hangar floors had a standard to adhere to for taking he weight of heavy bombers and was of very good quality. Also I expect they had to be level and flat. There is probably a specification in some dusty file hidden under some digestive biscuit crumbs.
    If I remember correctly, the RSP for Davidstow Moor had T2 to drawing 8271/40 (which is actually the drawing for the gable sheeting specifications not the general drawing of a T2). The foundation plans for the T2 are 8259/40

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    The latest wind farm application for Davidstow is for 16 turbines each at 130 metres high to blade tip. Application closed for public comments on 4 October. Surprisingly MOD did not object, but 180+ public comments mostly negative-good!

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    A couple of photos of hidden away Davidstow -

    Base for Flame Float Store



    Base for Pyro Stores



    and can someone tell if this is the remains of a gun pit please -


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    How many other towers feature on record sleeves I wonder? Davidstow Moor seems to be the subject of the EP "Save Yourself" by the group Hiatus.
    http://hiatusmusic.bandcamp.com/album/save-yourself-ep

    a2577416071_10.jpg

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    Great shot, how many towers sit so remotely and with such an open area as Davidstows'.

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