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The Santa Fe Contrail (Aerosol) Journal

The Congressional Research Report cover sheet presented recently on the message board courtesy of ‘Sore Throat’ shows the references listed to be conspicuously void of any citizen internet sites which continuously present convincing photographic records and personal observations of the aerosol phenomenon, yet it does give prominent mention to an established critic of the accumulating evidence. It is reasonable to ask if there is an agenda in place by the authors of such a report, or if thorough reporting and research has taken place.

It appears that the science of meteorology is also recently going through a convenient transformation, where on the French web page ( it is mentioned that Patrick Minnis (NASA), in his report entitled “Surface-Based Observations of Contrail Occurrence Frequency Over the U.S., April 1993–April 1994 , NASA RP-1404, December 1997” apparently has coined a new phrase to describe a new cloud type as “cirrus contrailus”.

The latest and final INFLUENZA SUMMARY UPDATE (for the week ending May 15, 1999-Week 19) for the season from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is as follows:

“Pneumonia and Influenza Mortality: During week 19, the percentage of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza reported by 122 U.S. cities was 6.8%, which is approximately at the epidemic threshold. The percentage of pneumonia and influenza deaths exceeded the epidemic threshold for 19 of 32 weeks during the 1998-99 influenza season. Pneumonia and influenza mortality exceeded the threshold for 12 consecutive weeks beginning January 24 through April 17, 1999, and peaked at 8.8% during the week ending March 13, 1999.”

The AltaVista search engine now recognizes the existence of approximately 160 web sites devoted to the aerosol phenomenon, of which most, if not all, are dated after January 1, 1999. Mainstream media coverage remains essentially absent despite this national discussion. It continues to appear that the internet remains as the last vestige of a free press, and the public is to be commended for using it to its full advantage. I encourage you to continue..If you are interested in joining the Skywatchers, please send an email to You are asked to sign the petition below to organize your opposition and to demand congressional hearings on the aerosol issue. You are invited to leave your comments on the Contrail Message Board.


The following excerpt is taken from a letter received at July 1999:

“Here are the dates I recorded of major aerosol : March 17,23,30,31, April 5,8,12,13, May 7,10,11,12,16,21,27,29,30,31, June 1,4,29. I have monitored these trails and became very ill one day after one of the airplanes sprayed directly over our sub-division. My eyes and nose were burning and I had a bad taste in my mouth and then developed sores on my face. I was sick for two weeks. It was a shock to me after watching the airplanes fly at a high altitude, to see one take off. My house is close to the base and I see airplanes take off all the time. This was one of these airplanes like in your pictures, and it was so low when it flew over my house, I could see the underbelly and the stuff spraying directly out of the nozzles on either side of the airplane. I did not see any markings on the airplane. It was silver and very plain except for the little fixtures on each side that reminded me of barrels.”

Identifiable spraying took place in Santa Fe, NM on July 9, July 13, and July 14, 1999. The characteristics of each session were different from one another. On July 9, two continuous, parallel, and simultaneous trails were laid over the town of Santa Fe from east to west at approximately 1015. This rather solitary aerosol event was coupled with the recent presentation by William Thomas in Santa Fe later on that same day. On July 13, significant grid style spraying took place in the western skies in the morning hours, from approximately 0930 to 1130. These trails were also continuous and parallel, but over a particular quadrant of the sky outside of town. On July 14, spraying took place in a deliberate discontinuous fashion over the town, with the aerosols having numerous distinctive on and off trails. This type of activity is now commonly being reported, and it apparently represents an attempt to disguise or divert recognition of earlier trails which commonly extended from horizon to horizon. A photograph of this pattern is shown in the polaroid photograph below, and albeit less efficient, nevertheless resulted in an obscuration of the sky throughout the day with the cirrus type layers. The skies in Santa Fe were notably clear at the onset of each of the days mentioned. Telephoto images of offending aircraft will continue to be accumulated.

An additional telephoto image of an aerosol occurring over Santa Fe on May 17 1999 has been posted on Image contrast of the aircraft is poor, but is sufficient with careful observation to delineate the boundary of the aircraft. The two trails being formed will once again be seen to be emanating directly in an incriminating method from the tail of the aircraft. This photograph, along with the others posted and classified as aerosol planes, satisfy the three observational characteristics of aerosols stated on this web page.

The New Mexican, a Santa Fe local newspaper, has issued an article on the aerosol issue on Sunday, June 20, 1999. The article was authored by Steve Terrell. This article has been presented in a sensationalist, non-objective, inflammatory and biased manner which does not satisfy the standards of professional journalism. Special efforts to deliver representative photographs as shown on this page were made, and scanned images of those photographs were made by the New Mexican. None of these photographs were used within the article, and instead a solitary and enlarged photograph of a typical airplane with a perfectly normal and dissipating contrail headlined the story. Statements such as “The Skywatchers don’t need no stinkin’ documentation” were made by Mr. Terrell, which represent the antithesis of the full disclosure represented on this web site. The article presented by the New Mexican lacks severely in credible and accurate journalism, and is in strong contrast to the more representative, fair-minded, and accurate portrayal of the issues earlier by the Santa Fe Reporter earlier this month. Truthfulness in media disclosure and education remain primary objectives of the Skywatchers organization, and these efforts will continue unimpeded. Telephoto images of spraying aircraft over Santa Fe will continue to be captured and presented to the United States citizens as the activity continues. A one half hour interview on the aerosol issue will be presented again in Santa Fe on local cable television on June 24, Channel 6, at 6PM. The Skywatchers continue to increase in their size, organization, and opposition. If you are interested in joining the Skywatchers, please send an email to You are asked to sign the petition below to organize your opposition and to demand congressional hearings on the aerosol issue. You are invited to leave your comments on the Contrail Message Board.

William Thomas to Appear in Santa Fe

William Thomas will present a 3-hour multi-media event: “Chemtrails Over America: What’s Wrong With Our Skies?” Friday, July 9th, 7:00 PM at The James A. Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM.  Tickets are $15.00, and may be purchased in person at The Ark, 133 Romero St. in Santa Fe. Tickets may also be purchased through Skywatchers. Proceeds will benefit future research and lab testing, Skywatchers, a non-profit organization, and Transition Radio Magazine(KBAC). Please send check or money order to: Skywatchers, 2 Monte Alto Court, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505. Credit cards are not accepted, so please mail or Fed Ex your checks so that they arrive in time. Ticket orders received after July 1st will be held at the door. Tickets not sold in advance will be sold at the door, in a first come, first served basis. Don’t miss this Event! If you have always wanted to visit Santa Fe, this is the time to do it!


Recent visitors to include the . United States Naval Criminal Investigative Service(A worldwide organization responsible for conducting criminal investigations and counterintelligence for the Department of the Navy and for managing naval security programs), the National Computer Security Center (NCSE) (Involved in advanced warfare simulation), the The Mayo Clinic, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, and the Federal Judiciary(home of the United States Supreme Court).

Heavy spraying occurred over Santa Fe NM on May 28 and May 29. Telephoto evidence was again captured on May 28, which irrefutably demonstrates that a method of aerosol dispersion must involve nozzles attached to the tail of the aircraft. Six photos of independent aircraft delivering a aerosol are now documented on this web site, as well as two independent submissions from a separate location. Contrails come from engines, aerosols come from nozzles. Evaluate the evidence and decide for yourself if a crime is being committed or not.

The Santa Fe Reporter has issued a one page article on the aerosols, and has significantly raised the level of awareness and observation in this community. Local cable television will air an interview on the aerosols on June 3, 1999. The New Mexican, another local Santa Fe newspaper, is slated to issue an article in the near future. Petitions are being distributed. Photographic evidence will continue to be collected as the spraying continues. A method of estimating the altitude of the aircraft under restricted conditions has been documented on this site. William Thomas is slated to speak in Santa Fe in the summer of 1999. Skywatchers across the nation continue to organize in their opposition to these documented crimes. Recent visitors include Allied Signal, the United States Army Medical Department, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and the Applied Physics Laboratory, a research division of John Hopkins University, which supports the U.S. Defense Department. Please sign the petition below, send email to contact Skywatchers, or feel free to leave your comments on the Contrail Message Board.

Heavy spraying took place again in Santa Fe on the morning of May 17, and throughout the day on May 18, 1999. The first photographs which unequivocally demonstrate a method of aerosol delivery have now been acquired and posted on this site. These photographs show that at least one method of aerosol delivery involves what must be a set of nozzles attached to the horizontal stabilizers of the aircraft, in this case Boeing 737 and 757 respectively. These images are contrasted with a normal contrail taken for control purposes, which show several distinctions as described with the photographs. Note also that a veteran pilot of 35 years experience has evaluated these photographs for your benefit. It does not come as a surprise that the Boeing Aircraft Company chooses to monitor this site on a regular basis.

As aerosol activity continues in Santa Fe, NM, the camera will remain active to further prove and document the crimes which are being committed. Readers across the nation are invited to assist in this endeavor. In practice, it will be found that at least a 1000-1200mm lens will be required for adequate image size and resolution, with a film speed of 800, and a minimum shutter speed of 1/500 sec. A low cost method of meeting these technical requirements with a conventional camera and binoculars is described below as the ‘boom sniffer’. The photographs shown above were taken with just such a contraption. Success is determined by the fact that contrails form from engines, and aerosols come from nozzles. If the aerosols trails are adequately and photographically shown to come from the tail of the aircraft with no dispersion zone, the evidence is adequate.

Organized opposition in Santa Fe NM continues to grow. The Santa Fe Reporter, a local newspaper, will be issuing a story on the aerosols during this next week. This article should significantly increase the awareness of this local community, with plans of eventually affecting the entire nation. Local television coverage will occur during this same week. The Santa Fe Skywatchers have an email address of where inquiries for organization and networking can be submitted. Please feel free to leave your messages on the Contrail Message Board

Heavy aerosol spraying has occurred over Santa Fe again on May 7, 1999. The Santa Fe Skywatchers group continues to grow in size and to organize. William Thomas has recently issued an updated report which is available on his website, which is linked to this one. Specific pathogens and bacteria have been identified in recent EPA sanctioned lab tests. The Centers for Disease Control continues to report (May 1, 1999) that “Pneumonia and influenza mortality declined to below the epidemic threshold during week 16 but was slightly above the threshold for week 17”. William Thomas is expected to include petition activities on his website in the near future. A Contrail Message Board exists on this web site where you are invited to leave your comments to help inform citizens of activity and to express your opinions. Telephoto images of offending aircraft remain an agenda priority.

The newly formed group of concerned citizens in Santa Fe has met on May 2, 1999. William Thomas has been on the local Santa Fe radio station also on May 2, 1999. It is anticipated that the awareness of local citizens regarding contrail activity will be increasing as a result of these important local events. Please leave any messages to this group that you wish on the Contrail Message Board. The Skywatchers Organization in Santa Fe has doubled in size within one week. If your community is interested in starting, joining, or networking with the local Santa Fe Skywatchers Organization, please leave a message on the Contrail Message Board below, or email to this website with the link at the top of this page. In addition to the visit by McClellan Air Force Base listed below, the regular clients of the Boeing Aircraft Company, Honeywell Corporation, and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base have made their reappearance on this site. A well known new visitor, TRW, (U.S. Defense Contractor, of the Falcon and the Snowman fame) has also said hello to this website today, along with Teledyne Brown Engineering (U.S. Defense Contractor).

Readers should be interested to note that one of the primary functions of McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento, CA, is stated as follows:

“The Sacramento Air Logistics Center at McClellan Air Force Base, California performs depot maintenance on the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft and is heavily involved in space and communications-electronics.”


William Thomas has made an entry onto the airwaves of Santa Fe. Today, April 25, 1999, William Thomas was interviewed (previously taped) on a local radio station. It is likely that many residents of Santa Fe were introduced to this phenomenon as a result of this important media action. A group of informed Santa Fe citizens is now in the process of forming against the contrail(aerosol) crimes occurring over this town. Readers are encouraged to form their own local activist groups for this same purpose in their own local communities, and to begin to network their actions on a national level. Recent visitors to this site include Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Japan and Camp Pendleton, United States Marine Corps, Boeing Aircraft Corporation (8th visit), and the US Environmental Protection Agency. The “boom sniffer” described below is now available for the return of contrails to Santa Fe, and hopefully others across the country will join in seeking detailed photographic evidence upon any aerosol action. Readers may be also interested in monitoring the national respiratory health status from the following link to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at:

where the following influenza summary report has recently been issued on April 17:

“Pneumonia and influenza mortality reported by 122 cities peaked during the week ending March 13, 1999, and although it has declined since that time, the percentage of deaths due to pneumonia and influenza remained above the epidemic threshold during week 15. ..The percentage of pneumonia and influenza deaths has remained above the epidemic threshold for twelve consecutive weeks. .”

Four scenarios of the contrail phenomenon appear plausible at this time, noting that none of them are mutually exclusive. These are:

1. Weather Modification
2. Biological Testing with U.S. citizens as subjects used without  permission.
3. Biological vaccination against a perceived or real future threat, with U.S. citizens used as subjects without permission.
4. Culling of the population, conducted on U.S. citizens without permission.

Items 2,3,4 would be a violation of U.S. Federal Code, Title 50, Sec.1520A

Readers should be interested to view the message left on the  Contrail Message Board (link below) on April 29 entitled “Cosmic Microbe”, which presents the theory of microbes external to earth and their relationship to the contrail phenomenon:

“A friend who works for a disease research center and whose work once involved govermental sub-contracting work hinted to me when I approached him with this contrail issue that the potential is the goverment may be trying to prevent the effects of ‘cosmic’ fall-out. He said that some unidentified microbe had been detected by the russian station and alarmed scientists and researchers in both the us and russia. He also said that is the most likely scenario that would cause such an immense goverment shut down regarding answering citizen concerns about the contrail issue. He went immediately to the net and his sources and did some research and said the height at which the contrails were occuring and the distinct patterns formed further validated his belief that a ‘barrier’ was indeed being created.
I tend to put faith in what I can verify in real life and my friend has a history of speaking out against goverment manipulation and under handed dealings and lost a very powerful job because of this….he is unlikely to take a stand FOR the goverment. It certainly is something to think about.”

Readers should also be interested to note the recent multiple visits by the Ames Research Center of NASA, shortly after this message appeared. One of the primary mission functions of Ames Research Center is to study the existence of life outside of earth, and its potential effects upon the earth. This theory is consistent with the the observed data, and corresponds to scenario number 3, as outlined above.

Dramatic activity took place again today in Santa Fe, NM on April 18, 1999. Several photographs were taken and will be presented later on the site. The local Santa Fe newspaper was contacted again today and strongly urged to follow the ethical foundations of journalism by reporting this story. The Federal Aviation Administration tower at the Santa Fe Airport was called and requested to offer an explanation for the incredible contrail activity taking place overhead during the course of the conversation. The tower spokesperson paused about 5-7 seconds, and said that nothing unusual was taking place with regard to contrails. The FAA is a civilian aviation agency, and has now proffered a direct lie to the public. William Thomas will be on the local Santa Fe radio on April 25, 1999 with a pre-taped interview. A group of citizens are expected to organize their actions against this criminal activity as a result of local publicity now being given. Please sign the petition on this web site to further organize opposition activity. Recent visitors to this site include Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Honeywell Corporation.

Contrail activity occurs again in Santa Fe on both April 11, and today, April 12. The patterns continue to appear more random in nature, and have generally been more discrete and “random” in application than during earlier periods in February and March. Orientations of the contrails are no longer predominantly on cardinal directions, but are occurring on multiple and overlapping courses. The typical effects upon the cloud base continue. The Boeing Company (US defense contractor) continues to show a decided interest in monitoring this web site, having made three additional visits on April 11.

After a general absence of contrail activity from March 17 to April 6, 1999 (at least during daylight hours), lingering contrail formations have started once again in Santa Fe on April 7. Activity was high around 10:30 AM, with a more random pattern than usual occurring. This led to a typical cirrus and cirro-stratus layer. Clouds have dissipated near sundown as is customary. New visitors to this site include the United States Naval Research Center and Rockwell Collins (U.S. Defense contractor)

Contrail activity over Santa Fe has been relatively limited during the last two weeks of March. The Santa Fe newspaper has stated that the contrail events are a “great story, but we are not going to cover it”. The list of interested visitors to this site continues to grow, which now includes Headquarters United States Air Force, The Pentagon, and Andrews Air Force Base, Proud Home of Air Force One. Subsequent contrail activity over Santa Fe, if it occurs, will be documented on this site as long as freedom of the press remains.

Minor contrail activity has occurred over Santa Fe on March 24, 1999 during the afternoon hours. It was limited in scope, consisting of approximately one-half dozen lingering contrails laid in a traditional east-west pattern. No permanent cloud layer for the day resulted from these flights.

This web site has been uneditable due to host failures from March 6 to March 17. Contrail activity over Santa Fe has been relatively reduced during this period, with the recent weekend being noticeably absent of sky trails.. However, on March 16, contrail activity resumed in full force during the afternoon hours. Photographs of this blatant activity were taken, and will be forthcoming. General visitors to this site now include a variety of educational institutions across the country, ranging from K12 to advanced universities, servers from across most of the United States, as well as international traffic. Anecdotal evidence continues to point to an increase in respiratory or allergic reactions in the Santa Fe area, with a prevalence of eye irritation. It is not unusual to hear of cases of people with no history of allergies now reporting allergic symptoms. Radio accounts are promoting an increase in pollen counts as the source of these illnesses. In addition to the 1-800-I-GOT-FLU project promoted over radio, an additional 1-800 number is being posted via radio to the cause of medical research for ‘pulmonary obstruction’. The Santa Fe local newspaper has expressed no further interest in covering this story.

Organized contrail activity occurred again over Santa Fe, NM on March 6, 1999. Winds were high (approximately 30 knots with higher gusts) on both March 6 and March 7. The fact that flying took place during high wind tends to dispel the earlier speculation that high winds are not conducive to contrail pattern flying. A typical cirro-stratus cloud layer did result from this action. The pattern of dissipation near sunset of the clouds formed earlier in the day from contrail activity does remain in place.

Activity was repeated on March 2, 1999, primarily in the southeastern sky. The majority of contrails were lain from west to east. Contrails have been formed continuously from 0900 to the current hour of 1200, but generally the activity has been less successful this day in creating a lingering cloud layer. The Santa Fe local newspaper is now expressing an interest in preparing a report on this activity. The local newspaper was first contacted approximately two weeks ago and apparently has received additional reports at a level to justify interest.

A pattern almost identical to that described above occurred on Feb 16 and Feb 17, 1999. Performances were also repeated on February 25 and 28. The activity on Feb 28 was localized to the Santa Fe area during the afternoon hours approximately 1130 to 1430; Los Alamos to the north approximately 20 miles was left untouched. Anecdotal evidence is pointing to an unusual increase in the incidence of respiratory illness or allergic reactions in the Santa Fe area during the last few weeks.

No clouds were visible in the sky at 0730 Sunday Feb 14. Approximately two dozen contrails were observed over Santa Fe New Mexico by approximately 0930. By 1300 on the same day the majority of the sky was occluded with cirrus clouds of a nature similiar to those shown forming in the photos shown on subsequent pages of this web site.. Nearly all, if not all, cloud formation through the day was associated with prior contrail activity. Almost all contrails were created from East to West. Near sundown the vast majority of the clouds had dissipated. Upon venturing outdoors, symptoms of watering eyes and an irritated sinus have been experienced by the photographer from Feb 14 to Feb 16.