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    Re: Lighted beacons
    From: Charles Wood
    Date: 1999 Oct 05, 13:22 EDT

    Hello Craig,
    Thank you for your response to my request on airway beacons.
    I am brand new here and have no idea how to reply to an individual or to
    a group or anything. I hope this gets to you.
    Several specific questions on airway beacons:
    What was the color code? ... Airports are green-white, I presume airway
    beacons were white-white.
    How did they flash the morse code identifiers?
    Were the identification signals in morse code?
    How could pilots see these morse identifiers in contrast to the
    gazillion-candle-power beacons?
    What was the typical separation of airway beacons?
    Was there a common tower height that they were mounted on?
    How was maintenance performed?
    What was the angle above the horizon that these beacons shone?
    Unrelated: If the table of contents of the 1940s airways manual isn't
    too long, could you read it back to me via an e-mail?
    Thank you very much.

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