Russian diplomats lingering near fiber optic cables

Joe Hamelin joe at
Fri Jun 2 02:15:12 CST 2017

The Seattle Russian Embassy is in the Westin Building just 4 floors above
the fiber meet-me-room and five floors above the NRO tap room.  They use to
come ask us (an ISP) for IT help back in '96 when they would drag an icon
too far off the screen in Windows 3.11. We were on the same floor.

Joe Hamelin, W7COM, Tulalip, WA, +1 (360) 474-7474

On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 6:08 PM, Brandon Vincent <Brandon.Vincent at>

> On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 6:07 PM, Matt Palmer <mpalmer at> wrote:
> > I think regardless of what you appear to be interested in, hanging
> around a
> > beach with a big DSLR is likely to get you on one list or another.
> "Excuse me, sir! Can you direct us to the naval base in Alameda? It's
> where they keep the nuclear wessels."

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