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    Default Chain Home Swingate - IFF

    Hello,

    I have another question concerning IFF. Although I have already found some information about chain home towers at Singate/Dover, I would like to ask if it is correct that the former four metal towers (two of them left in these days) have been used as transmitting (not receiving) towers for IFF purposes.

    http://tx.mb21.co.uk/gallery/swingate/index.php

    Does anybody know more?

    Thanks.

    Best wishes.

    Marcel

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    Marcel,
    I could use maths and GE to work out what the vhf line-of-site over the Continent was from Swingate.
    But better if Ian The Radar replies to this (when he comes on the cct). He will know the answers - and can probably work out the heights/distances in his head!!
    HTH
    Peter Davies
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    We might not know - but we might know who does!

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    Hi Peter,

    thanks for your comment.

    Best.
    Marcel

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