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a diffraction grating consisting of a pile of plates of equal thickness arranged stepwise with a constant offset

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According to the Temporary Committee report, the ECHELON system owes its origin to a secret accord signed by the United States, Britain, Canada, New Zealand and Australia in 1948 during early stages of the Cold War.
This follows calls from Euro MPs that businesses should make greater use of email encryption to prevent snooping by the Echelon system
Meters equipped with a WAN adapter use the GPRS/EDGE network to directly communicate with the Echelon system software running at the utility's head-end.
Initially, three distinct and separate drill targets have been identified on the property that may reflect an en echelon system of shear or fault zones as defined by first priority chargeability (IP) anomalies and coincidental anomalous gold-copper results derived from soil (humus) sampling, in part or in whole.