Look what landed near our house...

9 years 1 week ago - 9 years 1 week ago #89444 by michaeloconnell
Look what landed near our house... was created by michaeloconnell
My parents found this near their house recently...

www.astroshot.com/Unknown-Instrument.jpg

It appears to consist of a radio transmitter and a piece of a balloon/parachute.
Landed in the field near the house.
Had the cattle a bit bemeaused.

From googling the details on the unit, it came up with this:
www.vaisala.com/en/products/soundingsyst...ndes/Pages/RS92.aspx
The unit found is the Vaisala Radiosonde RS92-KL and appears to be used for Upper-Air Weather Observation.

I will contact Met Eireann to see if they need it back.

Michael.

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9 years 1 week ago #89446 by dave_lillis
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well, if they dont want it, you might be able to sell it on ebay ?

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9 years 1 week ago - 9 years 1 week ago #89450 by dmolloy
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Despite your reasoned explanation and sterling investigation into the matter - you are wrong.......it's all a government cover-up. The object is quite obviously Alien in nature......anyone with half a mind::side: can see that...you have been deluded by boring rationale and stuff. Check that no one is following you and insist that all the cows have a thorough vetinary examination by an independant vet....don't take any of his findings as truth (he is being paid by the aliens. Looking at your photos it is obvious that the materials used in this vile instrument are not terrestrial in nature and we can only surmise that some of the wires and things are for probing!!!! I would not be surprised if there was witnesses to the event and some witnesses (with a little encouragement) will remember seeing the mother ship...or indeed spoken to the Aliens, bla, bla,bla bla,:whistle:.......

PS next ya will be tellin me it was a weather ballon

signed
very disturbed
Co Laois

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9 years 1 week ago #89458 by eansbro
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Hi Michael,

I understand there is a finders fee for retrieving radio sonde instrumentation from baloons. I use to work in the field a long time ago.

Eamonn A

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9 years 1 week ago #89459 by Calibos
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All joking aside I am reminded of two things by the above post. The first is 'Poe's Law' which for those not familiar with the term is an internet meme invoked when its unclear whether a post/website is satire or not. It came into use specifically for wacky fundamentalist religious posts/websites but is used more generally nowadays.

Obviously DMolloys post is a joke, however I came across something similar last night and it wasn't a joke or satire, it was deadly serious. :D I was searching youtube for Ethos Eyepiece videos and came across one for the 21mm. The video turned out to just be a guy checking his 21mm ethos before packing it for his 'observing' session. It was by a pair of guys with too much money and too few braincells. They were like the Ghosthunters spending a fortune on expensive cameras and equipment to record spirits. Full complement of Ethos Ep's mallincam, 12" SCT and also using another friends 24" Obsession with servocat. They were organised guys taking a systematic scientific approach to finding what the powers that be want to keep hidden from us....

Nibiru !! :p

I was sure it was a pisstake but if it is its a very long running troll on youtube going by the comments.

:laugh:

Keith D.

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9 years 1 week ago #89460 by Calibos
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Actually, now that I think of it, something that really shocked me. I was on the Yahoo group ZOC (Zambuto Optical Company)of Carl Zambuto. The guy that makes the best most consistant telescope mirrors on the planet. Turns out he is a Chem-trail conspiracy kind of guy!! :bigshock:

Keith D.

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9 years 1 week ago #89462 by dmolloy
Replied by dmolloy on topic Re: Look what landed near our house...
watda ya mean a joke - this has happened before don't you know:P
there is probably a warehouse somewhere in Leitrim full of our missing money, e-voting machines and flying saucer spare parts just waiting to be redeemed...............:laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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9 years 1 week ago #89463 by Graham
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You could try to read the GPS Data from it, find out where it came from, then send back a postcard and photo of its visit to Ireland! :)

Graham.

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9 years 1 week ago #89464 by Seanie_Morris
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Is Michael trying to boost numbers to Observatory I87 with his own little Roswell scam??

:lol:

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9 years 1 week ago #89467 by stepryan
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dmolloy wrote: Despite your reasoned explanation and sterling investigation into the matter - you are wrong.......it's all a government cover-up. The object is quite obviously Alien in nature......anyone with half a mind::side: can see that...you have been deluded by boring rationale and stuff. Check that no one is following you and insist that all the cows have a thorough vetinary examination by an independant vet....don't take any of his findings as truth (he is being paid by the aliens. Looking at your photos it is obvious that the materials used in this vile instrument are not terrestrial in nature and we can only surmise that some of the wires and things are for probing!!!! I would not be surprised if there was witnesses to the event and some witnesses (with a little encouragement) will remember seeing the mother ship...or indeed spoken to the Aliens, bla, bla,bla bla,:whistle:.......

PS next ya will be tellin me it was a weather ballon

signed
very disturbed
Co Laois


at least they left the sheep alone ;).

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9 years 1 week ago #89480 by michaeloconnell
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I sent Met Eireann an e-mail.
below is their reply:

The item in question is a radiosonde which we in Met Éireann attach to our weather balloons to monitor the upper-air pressure, temperature, humidity and winds. Each day 4 of these radiosondes are released from Valentia Observatory in Cahirciveen.
These upper-air ascents are conducted at 6 o’clock in the morning, midday, 6 in the evening and at midnight and co-inside with similar ascents which are carried out all over the world at the same time.
When all this data is compiled and plotted, charts reveal a profile of the Earth’s atmosphere which allows forecasters to monitor the movement of weather systems and provide much more accurate forecasts than would otherwise be possible.

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9 years 1 week ago #89481 by Graham
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But did they say they wanted it back? :)

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9 years 1 week ago #89482 by martinus
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Surely one could save a lot of money by creating a box that returns "wet and cloudy" for every reading?

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9 years 1 week ago #89483 by michaeloconnell
Replied by michaeloconnell on topic Re: Look what landed near our house...

Graham wrote: But did they say they wanted it back? :)


Nope.
If they launch 4 of them every day, I presume they are fairly cheap devices.

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9 years 1 week ago #89484 by dmolloy
Replied by dmolloy on topic Re: Look what landed near our house...
ok...ok...maybe I over reacted...maybe it's nothing to do with ET :S but.....the truth is out there:D



signed very disturbed
co Laois:blush:

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