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The Story of an Old Timer: Out of Room

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This is now almost exactly the runway location of Andrews Air Force Base. The Radio Section was there first.
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Field station located on Brooksville Road near Shepard Street in Chevy Chase, Maryland (three miles away from Connecticut Avenue)

The Connecticut Avenue grounds were running out of room. So they started operating field stations to perform tests.

 
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Another field station was located at Kensington, Maryland approximately five miles north of the Bureau. A lot of the ionospheric sounding experiments were done here.
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They also started using a large field site at Beltsville, Maryland.
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Field station at Meadows, Maryland, southeast of Washington, D.C., approximately 14 miles from the Bureau

 

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Created March 28, 2017, Updated November 15, 2019