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This article is from the Alien Visitors FAQ, by CRAM: The Cyberspatial Reality Advancement Movement ldetweil@csn.org with numerous contributions by others.

11.00: UFO Organizations. Part 4

==11.52: The Societv for the Investigation of the Unexplained (SITU)

P.O. Box 265
Little Silver, New Jersey 07739
Nancy Warth (Membership Secretary)
201-842-5229
Publication is Pursuit
Founded in 1965 by Ivan T. Sanderson
A non-profit, tax-exempt organization; collects data on unexplained events,
promotes proper investigation of both individua] reports and general
subjects, and reports significant data to its members. SITU studies
unexplained events that orthodox science does not (or will not)
investigate.
SITU maintains reference files which include original reports, newspaper
and other clipping correspondence, audio tapes, films, photographs,
drawings, maps, etc. Copies of these items a available to members only.
Membership fees include the magazine "Pursuit", which is published
regularly.

==11.53: System Ready

7154 North University Drive Suite 116
Tarnarac, Florida 33321
Concentrates on building devices which can be used to detect UFOs. Their
book, "Detecting UFOs" details these devices.

==11.54: Transcendental Communications A Division of LAMAT Research

444 North Amelia #9C
San Dimas, California 91773
Don Grantharn (Director & Systems Operator)
714-599-6769 : 714-599-6270 (Operates at 300/1200/2400 BPS) : 714-599-5045
Transcendental Communications Newsletter
A scientific, investigative organization interested in UFOs and related
phenomena. Transcendental Communications is the largest UFO-related
computer network bulletin board system (BBS) on the west coast. The aim of
Transcendental Comrnunications is to get the word out to those interested
in current UFO information; a clearinghouse for books, documents,
publications, audio ar video tape interviews, seminars, documentaries and
UFO films and footage.
The main focus of Transcendental Communications is the operation of a BBS
through which interested parties can participate in on-line conversation.
read various reports, news items or articles, or leave messages for other
members.
Transcendental Communications publishes the "Transcendental Communications
Newsletter" which outlines topics that have been discussed on the BBS and
provides current UFO-related articles. FAX number available so that
interested parties can send them copies of reports, inforrnation, etc.
Basic Member Dues $13.50
System Member $39.50
Full Member $49.50
Newsletter for one year; list of publications, audio and video tapes; six
months BBS access

==11.55: UFO Contact Center International (UFOCCI)

3001 South 288th Street #304
Federal Way, Washington 98003
Aileen Bringle (Director)
206-946-2248
The Missing Link
June 1981
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping people who have had
traumatic, bizarre experiences or sightings of UFOs. A secondary goal of
UFOCCI is to promote public awareness of the UFO contactee phenomenon.
UFOCCI works with each contactee to help them understand their experiences
via hypnosis, group meetings and open seminars. Each year, over the Labor
Day weekend, UFOCCI conducts a conference called "Jorpah" (which means
'Cosmic Gathering') in which the past year's activities are summed up and
discussed. These gatherings are held at different places throughout the
country. The date and time of these conferences are announced in The
"Missing Link" newsletter.
UFOCCI holds monthly meetings the fourth Saturday of each month.

Associate Directors (by State and Canada):

Ak Thomas Wilson 845 West 70th Anchorage, Alaska 99518 ph:907-522-3 172
Az Helene CharboMeau P.O. Box 1369 Safford, AZ 85548-1369 ph:602-428-6437
Ray Jordan 3831 North Paradise Road Flagstaff, AZ 86004 ph:602-774-6334
Tom Dongo Box 2571 Sedona, AZ 86336 ph:602-282-562 1
Ca Mark Andrews 811 Victoria Costa Mesa, CA 92627 ph:714-645-7046
Michael & DoMa Farrner 123 Henshaw #402 Chico, CA 95926 ph:916-894-3327
Ron Rodriquez 3948 Berrywood Santa Maria, CA 93455 ph:805-937-8050
Allen Drake 13222 Louvre Street Pacoima, CA 91331 ph:818-896-3572
Robert Shiepe 2865 Corning Street Los Angeles, CA 90034 ph:213-836-8362
Co Jackie Blue P.O. Box 1015 Paonia, CO 81428 ph:303-527-4412
AM Ulrich P.O. Box 117 Paonia, CO 81428 ph:303-527-3257
De Cary Dickey P.O. Box 5535 Wilmington, Delaware 19808 ph:302-994-7509
Il Carolyn Baum-Hawtree 1732 New Lenox Road Joliet, llinois 60433
ph:815-726-1756
Io Jason Hooten 525 Avenue D Fort Madison, Iowa 52627 ph:319-372-5558
Ma Robert Poutenis Route 9 Box 586 Pownal, Maine 04069
Md Patrick O'Connell 12628 Black Saddle Lane Germantown, Maryland 20874
ph:301-972-1980
Mo Barbara Becker 6219 Enright Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63130
Claudia Sanderson-Jones 606 N.E. 114th Street Kansas City, Missouri 64155
ph:816-734-9000
Ne Kristy Buckles 3701 NW Conifer Court Lincoln 68521 ph:402-489-3 162
Nv Valdemar Valerian P.O. Box 81407 Las Vegas, NV 89180-1407
ph:702-878-4380
Nj Linda Dudar 20 Jackson Avenue Washington 07882 ph:201-689-7144
Maryellen Kelly P.O. Box 1874 Champaign 61820 ph:217-359-9343
Katie Sandberg Route 4 Box 1065-42 West Plains 65775 ph:417-256-0945
Nm Mary Ellen Masters 504 Kiva Avenue Aztec 87410 ph:505-334-9841
Cliff Stone 1421 East Tilden Roswell 88201 505-625-0920
Pennsylvania:
Terri Shupenko 731 East 10th Street Erie 16503
Dennis Viglo 326 College Street Youngsville 16371 814-563-4322
Tennessee:
Herrnan L. Langley P.O. Box 422 Smyrna 37167 615-459-0165
Brent Raynes 326 Haggard Street Waynesboro 38485 615-722-5976
Tx Anne Bower 815 Peach Spring Houston 77088 713-931-0930
Harv Howard P.O. Box 904 Manchaca 78652 5 12-282-203 1
Judy Stryker 3409 Ruth Road Fort Worth 76118
Sunshine Williams P.O. Box 162485 Austin 78716
Donna Brown P.O. Box 337 Vidor 77670-0337 409-769-5828
Goldie King P.O. Box 4455 Pasadena 77501 713-475-2785
Donna Tietze P.O. Box 260 Friendswood 77546-0260 713-482-8641
Ut Kaye Studstrup 2114 East 6805 South Salt Lake City 84121
Wa Lozanna Elwood 3001 South 288th #304 Federal Way, 98003 ph:206-946-2248
Jarnes C. Van Avery 6226 110th Avenue N.E. Kirkland 98033
ph:206-889-2026
Wisconsin:
Linda Houston N7576 Timber Drive, Rib Lake 54470 ph:801 -263-2551
Dr. Robert & Felicia Moore P.O. Box 825 Marshfield 54449 715-387-4639
Wy Sheri Gould 705 South Burritt, Buffalo 82834 307-684-2755
Canada:
Shirle Klein Carsh 6973 -129th Street Surrey, B.C. V3W 9A9 604-597-5822
?? Bill Hamilton III 249 North Brand Blvd Suite 651 Glendale 91203
Ph:818-547-6935
Heidi Duval & Henrietta Raines P.O. Box 12 Crested Butte 81224

==11.56: UFO Fllter Center

618 Davis Drive
Mount Vernon, Indiana 47620
Neil Gilchrist P.O. Box 764 Nelson, B.C. VlL 5R4 604-825-9292
Francis L. Ridge (Director) :
812-838-3120 / 812-838-9843
Publication is: UFO Intelligence Summary and was founded in 1971
A one-man effort which investigates UFO activity, mainly in the Indiana
area. The goals of this group are to conduct a systematic computer study of
UFO data from a six-state region: Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio,
Kentucky, and Tennessee; this study covers sightings beginning before 1947
to the present.

==11.57: UFO Information Retrieval Center (UFOIRC)

3131 West Cochise Drive #158
Phoenix, Arizona 85051-9501
Thomas M. Olsen (President)
602-997-1523 : 602-870-3178
Publication is: Reference for Outstanding UFO Sighting Reports
Founded in: 1966
A non-membership organization which collects, analyzes, publishes and
disseminates information about UFOs. UFOIRC also compiles statistics,
conducts research programs, sponsors photo exhibits, maintains a 200-volume
Library, and provides special educational services geared to children and
students.
UFOIRC publishes books, symposium proceedings, reprints of magazine
articles, and a bibliography of currently available information on the UFO
phenomenon.

==11.58: UFO Investigators League

Box 753 New Brunswick,
New Jersey 08903
Timothy Green Beckley
Publishes: UFO Spotters Newsletter
Started in 1990
A new organization under the auspices of Timothy Green Beckley who is
striving to expand his international network of investigators who wish to
investigate UFO cases in their areas.
Members receive membership card. investigators certificate, field manual,
and a subscription to the "UFO Spotters Newsletter". Membership is $20.00
per year.

==11.59: The UFO, Paranormal And Conspiracy BBS

Internet Contact: elite@igc.apc.org (Elite Enterprises)
Modem: 312/604-8161 (24 HOURS)

==11.60: UFO Reporting And Information Service (UFORIS)

Information Director : Dale Goudie. Contact address : P.O. Box 832, Mercer
Island, WA, 98040, USA. see also Computer UFO Network. Phone (voice)
+1 206 721 5035

==11.61: UFO Study Group of Greater St. Louis

P.O. Box 31544 St. Louis, Missouri 63131
John Schroeder (President)
Helen Hanke (Secretary)
314-352-3058
Publishes the The UFO Enigma.
A non-profit organization formed in 1968 to investigate UFOs and to collect
and disseminate information germane to the UFO phenomena. They hold
meetings at the Farm and Home building, 110 West Lockwood (at Gore),
Webster Groves, Missouri at 2:00 p.m. on the second Sunday of the months
September through May.
This group operates in close cooperation with MUFON, CUFOS, and with
numerous organizations around the world in order to coordinate UFO research
and information.

==11.62: Ufology Research of Manitoba (UFOROM)

UFOROM is a private, non-profit and volunteer organisation which is
involved in rational discourse, investigation and research on UFOs and
related phenomena. It was formed in 1975. All types of UFO-related
phenomena have been studied by UFOROM, including traces, crash-retrievals,
abductions and cattle mutilations. In addition, some UFOROM associates
also study fortean and psychic phenomena. UFOROM publishes an annual
survey of UFO activity in Canada, comparable to the Ferrughelli reports
on American cases. Case data is provided by co-operative Canadian
researchers across Canada.

UFOROM is not open to general public membership. However, independent
investigators and researchers throughout North America and particularly
in Canada are associated with UFOROM by way of their contributions of
case information and data from their own areas. Such contributions are
welcomed and readily acknowledged by UFOROM.

Although UFOROM does not publish a journal or newsletter for general
distribution, associates frequently exchange information on an informal
basis. This information is made available through articles and reports
published in UFO magazines or books, written or edited by UFOROM
associates.

UFOROM is associated with an irregular ufozine titled the SWAMP GAS
JOURNAL. [See UFO Publications section] It is available in hard copy
through zine exchange or for a "cost" of one International Postal Reply
Coupon per issue. As an experiment, the most recent issue also has
been made available in electronic format via INTERNET by posting a
request to: rutkows@ccu.umanitoba.ca

UFOROM associates are involved with the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO
Studies (CUFOS), the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) and various other
organisations. UFOROM functions independently, but operates with an
understanding of complete co-operation and information exchange with
interested and serious researchers in their specialised areas of
interest.

UFOROM is devoted to the rational and objective study of UFOs and
related phenomena, as well as other controversial phenomena such as
crop circles. All views on these phenomena, including both proponent
and contrary standpoints, are considered. In this regard, UFOROM
associates tend to engage in dialogue with both "believers" and
"debunkers". It is hoped that such attempts to "bridge the gap"
between the two sides of the debate will encourage more constructive
discourse.

Correspondence for UFOROM can be snailmailed to:

UFOROM
Box 1918
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3C 3R2

==11.63: United Aerial Phenomena Agency (UAPA)

P.O. Box 347032
Cleveland, Ohio 44134-7032
Allan J. Manak (Chairman)
Rick R. Hilberg (Vice Chairman)
Founded 1966
A non-profit organization dedicated to the investigation and study of UFOs
and related subjects. Its two publications are "Flying Saucer Digest"
(quarterly) and "Weirdology" (bi- monthly). UAPA sells a wide variety of
books, maps, back issues, rare items, etc. A catalog is available for
$1.00.

==11.64: Universal Articulate Interdimensional Understanding of Science

UNARIUS Academy of Sciences
145 South Magnolia Avenue
El Cajon, California 92020-4522
Dr. Ernest L. Norman (Co Founder)
Ruth E. Norman (Co Founder)
Charles Spaegel (Vice President)
619-447-4170
Publishes the UNARIUS Light Magazine since1954.
A non-profit, New Age organization which has pioneered the teaching of Past
Life Therapy since 1954. This teaching is given to the student through a
curriculum that attunes the truth seeker to the high frequency energy
maintained by the authors, who are Advanced Spiritual Beings living on the
Inner Planes. UNARIUS receives most of its information and instructions
through channeling with the Higher Beings (Space Brothers). UNARIUS writes,
publishes, and distributes a complete course of study describing the New
Sciences of Life. This course material is covered over 100-plus texts of
the UNARIUS Academy of Sciences; augmented by over 100 video programs. The
course material covers missing piece's of man's prehistory, the enigma
surrounding the dilemma of unresolved problems in science, politics and
religion, and the future for mankind in the 21st century.
Class sessions are held at the UNARIUS Center on Wednesdays & Sundays at
7:00 p.m.; class fee is S10.00. Some courses are also available on TV
stations throughout California. All of the materials are directly related
to the UNARIUS goal of achieving Higher Awareness.
One of this group's main tenets is that there are superior extraterrestrial
forces which control the Earth's destiny and which know the fate of
mankind. With the teachings provided by UNARIUS, they feel that each person
can become cosmically attuned to higher spiritual forces and can become
aware of Reality and what is in store for humans. UNARIUS teaches that the
Interplanetary Confederation, a coalition of 33 existing planets, is
building 33 spacecraft that will form a giant city and will descend to
Earth in the year 2001. This "building" or "city" will descend on land
purchased for this purpose in the southern California area and will be a
gathering spot for people to come and learn about Cosmic Awareness.
In addition to students, interested parties can join UNARIUS for $50.00 per
year.

==11.65: Victorian U.F.O. Research Society Inc. (VUFORS)

AVUFORS is the largest UFO society in the Southern hemishpere and has
been in existence since the 1950s. (membership approx. 400)
Regular discussion nights are held and the Society publishes a
quarterly magazine called The Australian U.F.O. Bulletin which
details UFO related information from Australia and abroad.

Membership:
Overseas (non Australian) $US20
(Personal cheques cannot be accepted unless an additional
$US5 is included to cover bank charges - We request you remit
bank cheques or International Postal Orders)

Membership entitles you to receive a copy of "The Australian
UFO Bulletin", our quarterly magazine to members. The
bulletin contains information from within Australia and
overseas.

Total number of members is currently around 400.

History:
The "Australian Flying Saucer Research Society (Victorian
Branch)" was formed on the 17th of February, 1957 as a branch of the
"Australian Flying Saucer Research Society" and later that year was
reorganised as the "Victorian Flying Saucer Research Society" with
Mr. Peter E. Norris L.L.B. as President. In 1968 the name was again
altered - this time to the "Victorian U.F.O. Research Society".
The current executive has been in place since 1978.
The Society has held a dispassionate attitude on U.F.O.s, claiming
it is a scientific problem deserving closer attention.
Membership of this Society - which maintains the largest membership
of any U.F.O. organisation in the Southern Hemisphere - is open to
all who are genuinely interested in the subject.

Significant cases studied:
- The Frederick Valentich disappearance (1978). Frederick
Valentich was a twenty year old member of the Royal Australian Air
Force who disappeared on a solo private flight across Bass Strait
after radioing that an object was hovering on top of his Cessna 182.

- The Knowles Family Encounter. The case of a family on a
car trip across the Nullarbor Plain in South Australia who were
buzzed by a UFO that at one stage lifted the Knowles car into the
air only to drop it to the road seconds later.

Postal Address:             Internet contact:
        P.O. Box 43                    email: TCook@cmutual.com.au
        Moorabbin                      phone: +61-3-6076849
        Victoria, AUSTRALIA 3189       fax  : +61-3-6076198

 

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