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Picture taken May 24, 2001

Haamstede VOR in the fields, Looperskapelle in the background. This photo was taken from the South, where there is no access road. You can see the quite large lot around the beacon hut that is fenced off from the North, but not from the South. There is a ditch instead.



Picture taken May 24, 2001

Closeup of Haamstede VOR. The large white cilinder is the actual VOR antenna, the smaller antenna to the left is the remote monitoring antenna which actually stands about 15 meters behind the beacon. There is a single cable running up the pole that disappears into the rounded rectangular cap. Notice that the beacon appears to stand free in the fields, with no fence. This is not the case; on the photographer's side there is a low wooden fence, on the opposite side a ditch.



Picture taken May 24, 2001

The two intrepid beaconeers, Kees left, Jeroen right. You now can see the low fence and also that it ends on the far right, where the (deep) ditch starts. It actually goes down the ditch into the water. From this position you can clearly receive the beacon's ID in morse code, even without an antenna on the scanner. ;-)



Picture taken December 28, 2004

Haamstede VOR from the sky. Taken during a flying lesson by Martijn Moret. Most other photos were taken from the end of the access road in the top-right corner of this photo.



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