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This page was updated 19 JANUARY 2013
The most recent additions to the list are shown in red.
WEB SITES OF RANGE RATS:
- Oddly not many range rats have websites (listing your website title and URL is a feature when you sign in to the RR book). If you have a website not listed below, send me an email with the website title and URL and it can be listed here
As time permits I will list them and group them into seperate sections.
The dates on the below entrys are the day they signed the RR Sign-In Book
- 1. Those of particular interest to Range Rats.
2013/01/19 GBI Missile Tracking Station,1953, website of Sam Kennedy. Click "Grand Bahama" on the left side menue
2013/01/19 Range Rat Reunion Photos at Jim Irbys for 2011 & 12 are on the website of Frank Thompson
2011/01/20 Wayne Writes: Grand Turk Adventure, website of Wayne Newton
2008/09/01 Home on the Range, Recollections of a Range Rat. Non fiction memoirs of the ETR USAF Tracking Stations during the Mercury, Gemini & Apollo programs, website article of John Gladden.
2007/08/07 Bendix Field Engineering Corp. Home page. (All about the tracking stations operated by Bendix). Website of Roscoe J. Douglas.
2007/03/09 The Missile Range 1960-1962, Robert "Bob" Birdsong's page of pictures and his story at Allan's Cay.
2006/10/20 Home page of Jerry Blackerby,
Click on his "My Stories" link to read article on "Pioneering Downrange"
2006/09/17 K.E.A.S.A. (Kauai Educational Association for Science & Astronomy), Astronomy pictures: sharing the night sky with anyone interested. Website of Tom Hall.
2006/08/07 Website of Dan Kovalchik,
Its about the history of the range ships, & check out his book: "Range Rats at Sea".
2005/05/13 K4LQ Fred Perkins Amatuer Radio Website, Check out his Ham Radio History in Pictures.
2005/03/11 Home of the GE Range Rats at San Salvador, website of Larry Brunetti.
- 2. Those of family & general websites.
2012/05/13 Sam's Place - KT4QW, Ham and Family Info., website of Sam Kennedy
2012/01/30 Icelandic Thunder, All about horses, website of Denise Taylor
2010/12/31 Dave & Judi's RV Travels , website of Dave Zehms
2010/12/31 A Bunch of Wiregrass, (stories) , website of Wayne Newton
2009/12/04 The Berger Website, of Richard M. Berger
2008/01/07 The House Family History Project, website of Tom House
2007/12/10 Travel, Boat/Sailing, Home/Garden Pictures, website of Lon Jones
2007/11/27 Renewable Energy Website & Course, website of Frank Leslie
2007/02/11 Unofficial web site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, by William O. Lewis III.
2005/05/29 Nature and Family photos, website of Frank Thompson.
- 3. Those of business connections of Range Rats.
2012/08/02 Homes for sale in Brevard County, Florida , website of Bob Sisko
2011/12/17 Your Real Estate Network, website of Huguette Nelson Lyons
2009/10/16 Martinair Inc., Air Charter, Aircraft Management & Sales: Richmond VA, website of Bob Hawthorne
2009/08/25 JET Machine & Design Inc. provides creative cutting edge design, machining & manufacturing services, website of Drew Helseth
2009/06/01 AtlasNova, selling silver wire, colloidal silver starter kits, laser pointers, etc., website of Arnold Beland
2008/09/06 William DeGraws' Photography. Selling photographs of wildlife, flowers, travels, etc., website of Bill DeGraw
2008/01/28 Jensen Transformers Inc. website of William "Bill" Whitlock
2007/09/04 Scott Adams Grand Adventures (SAGA). Website of Scott Adams
2007/09/03 Space Age Electronics. An Electronics Co. providing repair service & sales. Website of David E. Park
2007/05/05 Cochran Consulting Inc. website #1 of Mike Cochran
2007/05/05 Cochran Undersea Technology website #2 of Mike Cochran
2007/05/05 Cochran Fire & Security Products Div. website #3 of Mike Cochran
2007/03/25 Pathfinder Technology Inc. An aerospace research and engineering company, website of Mark Shellans
2005/12/26 Terrycom ( is a wireless systems integrator, specializing in land-mobile radio systems). Website of Terry R. Smith
2005/10/10 Bit Consulting HP (They build websites). Website of Isaac Thompson
2005/08/10 ExpertPOS: can increase sales & employee productivity. Website of John Hickey
Helix Systems Inc. Real-Time Computer System Specialists. Website of Bill Stewart
- Have you looked at MY OWN website? See the links at the left side and at the bottom of this page.
- I have articles of interest about the range, and album pages about range people. I also sell space envelopes which you might be interested since you worked in this field.
- Look at some special Gemini Program Tracking Station envelopes from my collection signed by GBI Telemetry Range Rats, click on this link:
GBI Gemini Tracking Station Covers.
Can you remember any of these people?
The left stamp issued by the USA on the day Astronaut John Glenn
successfully splashed down in Grand Turk waters.
The middle stamp issued by the Bahama Islands shows a radar antenna. Grand Bahama Island, Station No. 3, had a radar station.
the right stamp issued by the Dominican Republic shows the Mercury capsule orbiting earth. There was a tracking station (No. 8) in the Dominican Republic, at Sabana de la Mar, in 1956, however (DOM) closed in 1957 long before the Mercury flights of 1960-63.