Danish radar station – The secret of the forest.

Author thndrjw - Last updated: 12.02.2013

Built in 1954, with radar dishes bought from England, this radar station among others were built to keep watch with the russians and other threats to mankind.

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It was in service to late 2010, where the dishes was removed and in 2011 the site officially shut down, relocating all personnel and then just left in the woods.

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The danish military defense still have a contract over the area though, so the buildings still have power and the alarms still work (we found out the hard way on a second visit, apparently the tower with the windows is alarmed from the inside, heh. If i didn’t know i could run before that day, i know now

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) and there are cameras around the compund.

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There are also still signs around saying that the area is guarded by an armed guard, which is a blatant lie though. There were no people around at all, and even though we spent a good few hours and know the cameras had spotted us, no one showed up.

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The radar station was a very exciting visit, and it won’t be the last time we’ve visited it. The view from the top of the towers is absolutely stunning and there is a very relaxing and calming feeling of being 30 meters (100 ft) above ground with nothing but a beautiful view and nice weather.

Some shots of the view from the top.

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Feel free to view the rest of the set here – https://picasaweb.google.com/1085112813 … emmelighed

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