UFO FAQ by Cram
( Part III, Section 11 )

=== 11. UFO Organizations 

Throughout the world there are many civilian organisations which  
either have the study of UFOs or extraterrestrials as their main  
object of interest or include them as part of a wider remit.  Each  
organisation has a different view of the subject ranging from the  
basically scientific to, in some cases,the frankly nutty. 
This list is not exhaustive, but is fairly extensive.  The names of  
the officers and subscription rates of organisations may change and,  
unless the editor is informed, the updated information may not be  
available here. This is, of course, not the only list of organisations  
produced in the world.  Readers are urged to consult other lists as  
well such as the excellant list of UFO organisations produced by John  
A. Hayes for UFOnet. 

11.00: Aerial Phenomenon Research: The Indiana Group 

18 Davis Drive Mt. Vernon, Indiana 47620  
Francis L. Ridge (Director) 
812-838-3120 / 812-838-9843  
Publishers of : Indiana UFO Newsletter  
Founded in 1986  
A statewide organization which attempts to immediately respond to UFO 

11.01: The Aetherius Society 

6202 Afton Place Hollywood,  
California 90028-8298 
Detroit Branch  
17670 West 12 Mile Road  
Southfield, Michigan 48076  
313-552-9153 / 313-552-9159 
Reverend Lesley Young  
(General Committeee) : 213~65-9652/ 213~67-HEAL (4325) 
Publishers of : The Aetherius Society Journal : Cosmic Voice  
Founded in 1960 - The Hollywood, California office is the American  
headquarters for The Society which was founded in England in 1955. In  
the US, the Society was incorporated in 1960 as a non-profit  
religious, scientific, and educational organization. The Society is a  
metaphysical, channeling organization whose founder/president, Sir  
George King, is a Western Master of Yoga and who has been in contact  
with Extraterrestrial Intelligences for over 35 years. He acts as a  
channel for the dissemination of Higher Wisdom from These Sources. 
The Society's objective is to explain the presence of UFOs around the  
Earth and to make known knowledge given to their president by Advanced  
Beings who reside in this Solar System. This information is  
disseminated through books, pamphlets, cassettes and albums and two  
newsletters, "The Aetherius Society Journal" and "Cosmic Voice". 
Also, study courses in: "Metaphysical and Occult Sciences" and "Cosmic 
Revelations" to further spread the word and to explain the cosmic 
significance of messages received from the Advanced Beings. Regular 
meetings at the U.S. and England headquarters as well as by associated 
branches throughout the world. Prayer Circles are organized during a  
Spiritual Push (or Magnetization Period) at different holy mountain  
sites, when the giant Interplanetary Spacecraft is brought into  
Earth's orbit by a Cosmic Master. Helpers who attend these Power  
Circles send out the Spiritual energies from this Cosmic Master to  
help mankind. 

11.02: Ancient Astronaut Society 

1921 St. Johns Avenue  
Highland Park, Illinois 60035-3105 
Gene M. Phillips (Founder) :708-295-8899  
Publication is Ancient Skies 
Founded in 1973. non-profit, tac-exempt organization operated for 
scientific, literary and educational purposes. The primary objectives  
of the Society are to search for evidence of whether Earth was visited  
in the remote past by intelligent beings from outer space and to  
determine whether a highly developed, technological civilization  
existed on Earth before our recorded history. The Society also  
provides complete study courses in: "Metaphysical and Occult Sciences"  
and "Cosmic Revelations" to explain the cosmic significance of  
messages received from Advanced Beings.  

11.03: Ancient Truth Research Foundation 

6146 Eleanor Avenue #205 Los Angeles, California 90~036  
Albert Rainey 
Publication is Cosmic Current News 
Interested in many New Age topics, including UFOs. 

11.04: The Awareness Reserch Foundation, Inc. 

DeSoto Square 
No. 29, 35 Ritter Road 
Hayesville, North Carolina 28904 
Helen I. Hoag (Executive Director) 
New Age organization with many interests, including UFOs; investigates 
various metaphysical activities and issues findings through  
publication of various books. 

11.05: Borderland Sciences Research Foundation (BSRF) 

P.O. Box 429 
Garberville, California 9544429 
Contact : Tom Brown  
Telephone Number : 707-986-7211 
Publication is : Journal of Borderland Research 
Founded in: 1945 
Functions as clearinghouse, specializing in rare and unusual  
information. BSRF is an alternative  scientific movement which deals  
with a variety of borderland subjects, including UFOs; a 
non-profit organization; its members are people who take an active  
interest in observing the physical, mental, and spiritual environment.  
In addition BSRF studies: Light & Color affects on people, Radionics,  
Dowsing, Free Energy, Orgone Energy, Hollow Earth Mysteries,  
Anomalies, Fortean Phenomena, Hypnosis, Photography of the 
Invisible, etc. and offers a catalog of available books, reports, and 


Commonly called BUFORA. It was formed in 1962 as a federation 
of eight regional UK UFO groups. These included the London 
UFO Research Organisation (LUFORO, founded in 1959) the largest 
UK group at the time and the British Flying Saucer Bureau (BFSB, 
founded in 1952) which was the oldest UK group. 
BUFORA publishes six issues per year of the A4 magazine UFO TIMES. 
Current annual membership subscription is 18 pounds sterling.  
Approx membership 500.  Current senior officers include Stephen 
Gamble (Director of Research) and John Spencer (Chairman). 
Contact address : BM BUFORA, London, WC1N 3XX 

11.07: California UFO 

1800 South Robertson Blvd 
Box 355 
Los Angeles, California 90035 
Vicki Cooper (Editor); Don Ecker (Researcher) 
Telephone Numbers : 213-273-9409 /818-951-1250 
Publication : UFO 
Publishes the bi-monthly UFO" magazine. Additionally, this  
organization sponsors annual conferences which concentrate on a  
variety of UFO-related subjects. 

11.08: Citizens Against UFO Secrecy (CAUS) 

P.O. Box 218                            c/o Mr. Lawrence Fawcett 
Coventry, Cormecticut 06238     [or]    471 Goose Lane 
Peter Gersten (Director)                Coventry, Connecticut 06238 
Lawrence Fawcett (Asst Director & Publisher) 
Barry Greenwood (Research Director & Editor) 
        P.O.Box 176, Stoneham, MASS, 02180, USA 
Publication is : Just Cause 
Founded in : 1978 
A non-profit organization to uncover all existing documentation  
relating to governrnent involvement in UFO investigations and  
research. To accomplish this, CAUS files numerous Freedom of  
Inforrnation Act (FOIA) lawsuits in an attempt to get the governrnent  
to release relevant documents.Their "Just Cause" quarterly newsletter  
carries events and provides updated UFO news from around the world.  
They published a book too -- "Clear Intent" 

11.09: Committee for the Scientific Investigation of  
       Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP) 

Refer to: The Skeptical Inquirer 
P.O. Box 229 
Buffalo, New York 14215{)229 
Paul Kurtz (Chairman - Skeptical Inquirer) 
Philip J. Klass (UFO Subcommittee) 
Lynda Harwood (Public Relations) 
 "The Skeptical Inquirer" is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. 
CSICOP is headed by Paul Kurtz and investigates claims of the 
Paranorrnal, including UFOs and UFO-related activity.The committee's 
investigations, findings, commentaries, etc. are published in "The 
Skeptical Inquirern. 


Bulletin Board system run by UFO Reporting and Information Service.  
Date of formation not known. Information director : Dale Goudie,  
SYSOP: Jim Klotz Based Seattle, Washington, USA. Board number +1 206  
776 0382, parameters 300/1200/2400 bps 8 bit no parity 1 stop bit. 

11.11: Contactee 

P.O. Box 12 
New Milford, New Jersey 07646 
Ellen Crystall (Director) 
Studies UFOs by direct observation; quarterly newsletter, "Contactee" 
details activities.Tne primary goal of Contactee is to educate about 
world-wide contacts being made with UFOs and to disseminate  
information to all interested parties. Contactee also sells books and  
sponsors various conferences. Regular Member (those who claim to have  
had alien contact) and Auxiliary Member (those who do not claim UFO  
contact) membership fee is $20.00 per year and includes the  
newsletter. Contactee accepts articles for its newsletter. 

11.12: Cosmic Awareness Communications 

P.O. Box 115 
Olympia, Washington 98507 
Vikki T. (Correspondence Secretary) 
Pulication is : Reveltions of Awareness 
A tax-exempt organization. 
Studies New Age subjects, including UFOs. This group is centered  
around the "channelings" of a "Force" which refers to itself as  
"Cosmic Awareness". CA believes that this "Force" has expressed itself  
through selected people in history including Jesus, the Buddha,  
Krishna, Mohammed, and Edgar Cayce, among others. Publication,  
"Revelations of Awareness, has published over 300 editions and 
details various New Age subjects. Subscribers receive a catalog  
listing all available back issues and subjects covered. Membership is  
$30.00 per year. Will accept memberships for three month periods  
($3.00 per month), prepaid. Individual/Family $ 3.00/ month or $30.00/  
year New Age-related (including UFOs) books and tapes available. 

11.13: CSETI 

Dr. Steven Greer 704-274-5671  

11.14: Delval UFO, Inc. 

948 Almshouse Road 
Ivyland, Pennsylvania 18974 
Anthony Volpe (President) 
Publication is the Awakening; the group was founded in 1973. 
A channeling, contactee UFO organization, founded in 1973.their  
publication "Awakening", is offered nine 9 times a year; they sell  
UFO-related books and tapes. 

11.15: The Fair Witness Project, Inc. 

Parent Organization: William L. Moore Publications & Research 
4219 West Olive Avenue Suite #247 
Burbank, California 91505 
Publication is : Focus  
A non-profit corporation whose income is used to fund the research  
efforts of qualified persons selected by the Directors of the Fair  
Witness Project. They accept donations and will send an  
acknowledgement of that donation for tax purposes. 

11.16: The Federation 

The Federation is a group of people who feel it is high time we got 
off this rock and started exploring the great unknown of space.  The  
Federation has drawn out in blue print form a drive system that is a a  
super semi conducting crystaline structure. To get more information on  
the Federation send a 3.5 floppy and they will place an info packet on  
it and send it back to you. You must have a mac that has 5.0 Microsoft  
Word or better. Send to this adrress: 
The Federation 
C/O Lady Rhavyn 
P.O. Box 231772 
Anchorage, Alaska 
If you have any questions feel free to send to this account. 
11.17: Flying Saucer Information Center 

7803 Ruanne Court 
Pasadena, Maryland 21122 
James H. Wales : Update 
Founded in 1954 
Acts as a clearing house for the distribution of UFO information to  
the general public. Laura Mundo began this organization in 1954. 
Group feels the Earth is in danger due to upcoming radical changes in  
the atmosphere (sunspot activity) and Space Beings are here to help.  
They will be able to either solve the problem or take selected Earth  
people to safe locations (inside their insulated spaceships) until the  
atmospheric activity calms down. When humans return to Earth after  
surviving the atmospheric instability, they will begin the Universal  
Way of Life, which is a standard way of life on other planets. Also  
believe Space People living on Earth today are to here to monitor us  
and help. 


This was founded in 1982 by Ray Boeche and deals with all aspects of  
Fortean Phenomena. The current Director is Scott Colbourn. The contact  
address for the Center is P.O.Box 94627, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509,  
USA. The Center runs a Bulletin Board on +1 402 488 2587. 


[Duplicated entry - see 11.20  SG] 

11.20: The Fund for UFO Research, Inc. 

P.O. Box 277 
Mt. Rainier, Maryland 20712 
Bruce Maccabee, PhD (Chairman) 
Publication is: Quarterly Report 
Founded in 1979 
2000 Members 
A non-profit, tax-exempt organization based in Washington, D.. whose 
mission is to provide grants for scientific research and public  
education projects dealing with the UFO phenomenon. Since 1979 has  
raised more than $150,000.00 from more than 2000 contributors. Also  
sponsors and awards the annual Donald E. Keyhoe Journalism Award." 
The Fund sponsors such projects the release of U.S. Government  
documents concerning UFOs under the Freedom of Informatioon 
Act,computer-aided analysis of UFO photographs, research into major  
UFO sightings around the world, research into "Operation Majestic 12",  
psychological testing of people who reported being abducted by  
apparent aliens, international symposiums and conducts interviews and  
lectures. The Fund takes the position that many reported UFOs cannot  
be identified as conventional aerial vehicles or phenomena. Thus, UFO  
reports are potentially of enormous significance and merit serious  
scientific research. 

11.21: Gulf Breeze Skywatch  

904-433-2737 (Bruce and Ann Morrison) 
11.22: Inner-Peace Prosperity Network (IPPN) 

12628 Black Saddle Lane  
Germntown, Maryland 20874-5001  
Patrick O'Connell 
IPPN believes that extraterrestrials have already landed and  
established underground bases, mainly in the western and southwestern  
United States. "Trends & Predictions Analystn, is a compilation of  
UFO-related theories, news, and current events; newsletter (printed  
twice a year) also details available books, papers, and tapes for sale  
by IPPN. 
Membership rates: 
$ 4.00/ year (U.S. & Canada) $ 5 .00/ year (Foreign) $12.vO /3 years  
(IJ.S. & Canada) $15.00 / 3 years (Foreign) 
Membership includes the newsletter. IPPN also sells Name Lists of  
people who subscribe to New Age periodicals. IPPN gears the selling of  
these lists to those interested in selling New Age- related products.  
As of September 1990, the charge for these lists are: 
1000 Narnes $20.00 2000 Names $40.00 3000 Narnes $60.00 
IPPN also sells back-issues of "The New Atlantean Journaln, a defunct 
periodical dealing with New Age-related subjects, including UFOs. 

11.23: Intercontinental UF Galactic Spacecraft-Research and  
       Analytic Network (ICUFON) 

 35-40 75th Street Suite 4G  
Jackson Heights, New York 11372  
Colman S. VonKeviczky (Director) 
A non-profit organization whose goal is to persuade the United Nations  
(and the world's governments) to establish an official World Authority  
for UFO Affairs (the WASA Project), to seek and establish contact with 
extraterrestrial galactic powers; maintains that the world's  
governments have known about UFOUs for several decades and that they  
are conducting covert warfare in an attempt to try to stop any  
invasion from outer space. ICUFON wants to open full dialogue with any  
and all extraterrestrial forces. ICUFON maintains an Archives  
Department which contains UFO cases, photographs, movie films,  
declassified military and governmental documentation from all over the  


Formed in 1979 as a UFOlogical 'United Nations'. The membership  
consists of representative organisations for various countries.  
Commonly called ICUR. Members include BUFORA (UK); Center for UFO  
Studies (USA); CISU (Italy); MUFON (USA); SUFOI (Denmark); Project  
UNICAT (USA) Project URD (Sweden); VUFORS (Australia). 
ICUR's objectives are to promote data exchange between groups and to 
help establish common standards and terminology. 
Officers are Chairman: Robert Digby (BUFORA, UK); Vice-Chairman:  
Walter Andrus (MUFON, USA); Secretary : Stephen Gamble (BUFORA, UK)  
and Treasurer : John Spencer (BUFORA, UK). Contact address is : P.O.  
Box 314, Penn, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP10 8DH, Great Britain. 

11.25: Internationa1 Fortean Organization (INFO) 

P.O. Box 367  
Arlington, VA 22210-0367  
Raymond Manners (President & Journal Editor)  
Publication is INFO Journal  
Founded in 1965 by Ronald Willis 
A non-profit corporation established for the educational and  
scientific study of Fortean phenomena. INFO investigates the strange  
and unreasonable events that happen in this world, including UFOs,  
lost civilizations, physical anomalies, Atlantis, Bigfoot, vanished  
civilizations, etc. Today, INFO continues the work of Charles Fort to  
collect, record, and publish reports of strange occurrences. Their  
findings are published in the INFO Journal. INFO holds an annual  
convention, called FortFest, in the Washington D.C. area. 
Annual membership fee includes the "INFO Journal" is $12.00 in the  
U.S. and $16.00 for foreign countries. INFO maintains files on all of  
its investigations, cases, etc. Slides, books, and tapes are for sale  
and back issues of "INFO Journal" are also available. The INFO  
Research Service performs funded research for the media while the INFO  
Research Library is open to scholars. 


Organisation formed by abduction researcher Budd Hopkins to provide  
support and a forum for abductees to discuss their experiences.  
Contact address: PO Box 30233, New York, New York, 10011, USA.  Phone  
and fax: +1 212-645-5278 

11.27: Island Skywatch 

164-22 77th Road Flushing,  
New York 11366 : Bill Knell (Director) 
718-591-1854 (24-Hour Hotline) . The New York UFO Report : Island 
Publication is Skywatch Journal  
Founded in 1989 by Bill Knell  
A tax-exempt organization whose goal is the scientific and objective  
study of the UFO phenomenon. Membership ($25.00 per year) includes one  
year subscription to the "New York UFO Report" and the Island Skywatch  
Journal, one copy of "Hidden Truth: The UFO Story" (a two-hour video  
history about UFOs written by Bill Knell), the opportunity to attend  
free local meetings, free training as a UFO investigator, and the  
opportunity to investigate Island Skywatch cases.They offer a wide  
variety of books, audiotapes, video tapes, for sale. Bill Knell has  
cable TV UFO show "UFOs Over Long Island" on the Brookhaven Cable TV  
system every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. (channel 35).UFO Abductee Support  
Group offered as well. 


2457 West Peterson Avenue 
Chicago, Illinois 60659 
Mark Rodeghier (President) 
George Eberhart (Librarian & Archivist) 
Publications are : The Journal of UFO Studies and International UFO 
Reporter (IUR) --  Founded in 1973 by Dr. J. Allen Hynek 
A non-profit organization whose goal is to promote serious research  
into the UFO phenomena through the expertise of an international group  
of scientists, academians, and volunteers. This organization has a  
worldwide network of field investigators that interview witnesses,  
examine physical evidence and gather any other relevant information.  
The major purpose of CUFOS is to act as a clearinghouse - aplace where  
UFO experiences can be reported and researched. Dr. J. Allen Hynek,  
who was considered one of the world's pre- eminent authorities on the  
UFO phenomenon, first became involved with UFOs as Scientific  
Consultant to the U.S. Air Force from 1948 to 1968, and was Scientific  
Director of CUFOS until his death in 1986. He coined the phrase "close  
encounters of the third kind" and acted as technical advisor to  
director Steven Spielberg on the movie of the same name.  
CUFOS maintains the world's largest repository of data about UFO  
phenomena, second only to the US Government! This material includes  
more than 50,000 cases of UFO sightings and a library of more than  
5,000 books and magazines, which cover all aspects of the UFO 
phenomena. CUFOS promotes various activities, projects, publications, 
symposiums, conferences, seminars and field trips to various UFO- 
related locations and sells journals, books, audiocassette tapes, and  
other publications.  
The "International UFO Reporter (IUR)", published bi-monthly, reports  
on current sightings, news and articles on current UFO topics. CUFOS  
also publishes the annual "Journal of UFO Studies" which presents a  
collection of scholarly papers on the UFO phenomenon. A $25.00  
contribution entitles a member to become an ASSOCIATE of CUFOS and to  
receive the "International UFO Reporter" for one year. The Center  
publishes the International UFO Reporter 

11.29: The Massachusetts Center for the study of Aerial Phenomena 

43 Harrison Street Reading,  
Massachusetts 01867 Contact    
Jim Melesciuc  
617-944 0686  
A loose-knit organization comprised of researchers who wish to remain 
unaffiliated with any specific UFO group and concentrate  efforts in 
individual fields of interest; many members do belong to other UFO  
groups, such as CAUS, MUFON, CUFOS, etc. 

11.30: Multi-national Investigations Cooperative on Aerial Phenomena  

Based in Denver, Colorado. Director is Micheal Corbin.  
They can be reached at +1 303-431-8796.  
P.O. Box 172, Wheat Ridge, CO  80034-0928 
MICAP is an international membership group dedicated to the scientific   
exploration of the UFO phenomenon. Membership is $30.00 per year and  
includes a subscription to CONTINUUM.  
For application, call 303-431-8797, or write to MICAP at Box 172,  
Wheat Ridge, CO  80034-0172. 

11.31: Mutual UFO Network, Inc. (MUFON) 

103 Oldtowne Road Seguin, Texas 78155099 
Contact:     Walter H. Andrus, Jr  
Founded in May 31, 1969 with a membership of 2500 Originally based in 
Illinois it was called the Mid-west UFO Network, changing its name  
around 1972 to Mutual to represent its growing role as a national and  
international group. 
MUFON has local groups in each State within the USA and has  
representatives in many countries outside the USA. Current membership  
number is around 4000. MUFON publishes 12 issues per year of the A4  
MUFON UFO Journal: MUFON Field Investigator's Manual. The annual  
membership fee is 25 US Dollars or 30 Dollars for overseas members.  
MUFON runs a bulletin board service,contact the office for details. 
MUFON is non-profit, international, scientific organization devoted to 
studying and researching the UFO phenomenon. MUFON sponsors and  
conducts worldwide conferences, seminars and symposiums. MUFON members  
believe that a concentrated scientific study by dedicated  
investigators and researchers will provide the ultimate answer to the  
UFO enigma. State Director oversees the activities of Field  
Investigators through State Section Directors. An International Co- 
ordinator and seven Continental Co-ordinators work with Foreign  
Representatives in each country to investigate UFO activity. MUFON is  
the "parent organization" for numerous, smaller UFO research groups  
across the United States and around the world. Since 1970 has  
sponsored an Annual International UFO Symposium where scientists,  
engineers, university professors, and authors lecture on their 
particular specialization to solving the UFO enigma. The copyrighted 
symposium proceedings are published annually for worldwide  
Back issues of symposium proceedings are available. Anyone interested  
is invited to join MUFON by submitting a membership application and  
dues for approval. 
Other MUFON Branches: 
New Zealand Director for MUFON,  
  murrayb@kiwi.gen.nz (Murray Bott) 
  PO Box 27117, Mt Roskill, Auckland 1030, New Zealand   
  Phone: 64-9-6315825 

11.32: Mutual UFO Network of North Carolina, Inc. (MUFON-NC) 

602 Battleground Road  
Lincolnton, North Carolina 28092  
George D. Fawcett (State Director)  
Founded  in February 1, 1990; non-profit corporation whose goal is to 
investigate and research the UFO enigma. MUFON-NC accepts reports of 
sightings, visitations, etc. and will investigate those cases with the  
most merit. 
MUFON-NC holds quarterly meetings in North Carolina on the first  
Sunday of February, May, August and November on a rotating basis in  
different cities; meetings generally run from lpm until 6pm. 
To join: $10 self-addressed, stamped envelope with 45 cents postage to  
the above address; you get forms for both MUFON and MUFON- NC. 
Granville Angell (Treasurer)               Robert H. Hair  
Route 2, Box 252D Vale,                    314 Wilson Street  
North Carolina 28168                       Eden, North Carolina 27288  
704-462-2303                               919-627-4184 
11.33: National Investigations Committeee on UFOs (NICUFO) 

14617 Victory Blvd Suite 4        
P.O. Box 5  
Van Nuys, California 91411  
Dr. Frank E. Stranges, PhD. (President) 
Publishes the UFO Journal : Inter-Space-Link-Confidential NL 
Founded in July 1967 
A non-profit organization whose aim is to conduct research into, and 
provide education about, the fields of UFOs, Space, and Science  
phenomena. Members are available to provide lectures throughout the  
world. Monthly meetings, as well as two UFO seminars per year, are  
held at NICUFO headquarters in Van Nuys, California. One of the  
world's largest collections of UFO slides, books and tapes. For 
more information materials write: I.E.C. Book Department, P.O. Box 73,  
Van Nuys, California 91408. 
Anyone interested in becoming a State Director should contact NICUFO. 
Annual membership fees are $25.00 ($30.00 foreign) and includes a 
subscription to the UFO Journal magazine, which is a quarterly  
publication. Also available is the Inter-Space-Link- Confidential- 
Newsletter for $60.00 per year. 
Based upon their experience, members may serve in one of the following 
positions: Consultant, State or Provincial Director, State Section 
Director, Foreign Representative, Field Investigator, Research  
Specialist, Amateur Radio Operator, Astronomer, Field Investigator  
Trainee, Translator, UFO News Clipping Service, Contributing  
Subscriber or Associate Member (under 18 years of age). MUFON trains  
its Field Investigators and provides them with the "MUFON Field  
Investigator's Manual". Amateur Radio Networks are used to receive and  
disseminate UFO sighting reports and current UFO information. The time  
and frequencies of these broadcasts are published in the "MUFON UFO  

11.34: The National Sighting Research Center (NSRC) 

P.O. Box 76  
Emerson, New Jersey 07630  
Bob Sylvester (Co Director) 
Publishes the National Sighting Yearbook since 1988.  
A non-profit organization composed of 6 part-time research specialists  
with expertise in microcomputer-based data base management systems  
(DBMS), statistical analysis, micro telecommunications, and trend  
analysis. The NSRC acts as an information- gathering organization  
which compiles massive amounts of data and disseminates it in the form  
of computerized reports, including information in statistical and  
graphical form. The goals of NSRC are to provide the professional UFO  
investigator or researcher with a computerized, highly graphical  
database summary of all reported sightings of anomalous aerial  
phenomena within the United States and a clearinghouse for UFO  
sighting report data; periodically release other publications, in- 
depth reports requested by other researchers and organizations. 

11.35: Nevada Aerial Research Group (NARG) 

P.O. Box 81407  
Las Vegas, Nevada 8918G-1407  
Val Valerian  
Publishes the Leading Edge : NARG AMual Journal 
A worldwide, New Age organization with researchers and investigators  
12 countries and 37 states. The primary goals of NARG are to provide 
information on developments in our civilization which affect all of  
this planet, to investigate all processes that impede evolution, and  
promote an increase in the awareness level of the mass human  
consciousness. The NARG investigates, radionics, psycotronics, mind  
control, alien interaction, gravitational and crystalline  
technologies, overt and covert intelligence operations, systems above  
and below the surface of the planet, conspiracies, advances in  
physics, planetary power structures, foreign technology, brain  
machines, implant technology, human abductions and animal mutilations. 
Leading Edge is only available from Arcturus Book Service, PO Box  
831383, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083-0023, 404-297-4624. Published 
6 times a year.This is the source of the MATRIX materials.  

11.36: North American Circle 

PO Box 61144, Durham, NC 27715-1144 

11.37: North American Institute for Crop Circle Research (NAICCR) 

NAICCR was formed in 1990 after requests for information about North 
American crop circles had reached epidemic proportions.  UFOROM 
associates, who had been regularly investigating reports and 
discoveries of UGMs (Unusual Ground Markings), including traces very 
similar to crop circles, responded to inquiries by formalising a  
sister group devoted to research into UGMs. 
NAICCR associates investigate UGMs rationally, and prepare reports on 
their findings.  NAICCR distributes a list of known North American 
UGMs, based on information provided to NAICCR by co-operative  
researchers throughout the continent.  A comparable list of British  
UGMs has never been available in this manner.  NAICCR also publishes  
an annual report of North American UGM activity, with analyses and 
NAICCR will continue to function in the future at about the present 
level of activity, though it would be preferred if UGM cases would 
once again be studied as special cases of UFO cases, as was the case 
before tthat category of UGMs was raised to a separate category  
because of British research.  NAICCR may perhaps merge back with  
UFOROM, if this is the case, since UFOROM had been investigating UGMs  
as a matter of course. 
NAICCR                              NAICCR 
Box 1918                [or]        649 Silverstone Avenue 
Winnipeg, Manitoba                  Winnipeg, Manitoba 
Canada   R3C 3R2                    R3T 2V8, Canada. 

11.38: Northamptonshire UFO Research Centre (NUFORC) 

This is a local group covering the county of Northamptonshire within  
England. Common name is NUFORC. Formed in 1986. Number of members  
about 20. Chief officers are Stephen Gamble (Chairman); Susan Pollock  
(Secretary) and Elsie Oakensen (Treasurer). Contact address : 30  
Stonebridge Court, Lings, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. 


Formed in 1973, the Northern UFO Network or NUFON was a loose  
federation of local UFO groups throughout northern England. At the  
peak about 20 groups were members. A small newsletter called Northern  
UFO News was published by the group. Although the federation of groups  
no longer exists, Northern UFO News is still published by Jenny  

11.40: Omega Communications 

P.O. Box 2051 Cheshire, Connecticut 06410  
John W. White, M.A.T. (President) 
Sponsors public  events (seminars, lectures, symposiums, etc) to  
promote discussion about the UFO experience. Since 1987, Omega  
Communications has produced an annual symposium, "The UFO Experience"  
where numerous researchers and contactees are invited to talk. These  
proceedings are published in audio and video format available for  
sale. Audio and videotapes of previous conferences are available.  
Audio tapes are $9.00 each while videotapes are $29.95 each . Each  
tape is approximately 90 minutes in length. Video tapes are available  
only in VHS format. 

11.41: ParaNet (Paranormal Network) Information Service 

ParaNet Information Service 
P.O. Box 172 
Wheat Ridge, CO  80034-0172 
Voice Phone - 303-431-8796 
Data BBS Phone - 303-431-8797 
Publication is The Continuum    :  
Founded in 1986          
ParaNet started on January 1, 1986 in a bulletin-board system called  
"The Other Side" It was one of the first BBS that gathered together  
various information for the pourpous of research on the paranormal. 
Jim Speiser was the Director of ParaNet 1986-88 at the time and 
wanted to bring together the three factions of paranormal debate 
(the skeptics, the believers, and the undecided) for public 
discussion of paranormal. He created ParaNet as neutral ground for 
the exchange of information on the paranormal.In 1988 Speiser turned 
over the directorship to Michael Corbin.  
Current Status 
ParaNet's basic goles are reflected in its motto:  "Answering  
Questions, Questioning Answers". ParaNet offers investigator's raw  
material, in the form of sighting reports, which comes from data  
supplied by the public. The network concept provides the investigators  
and its users with immediate, one-on-one contact, and instant access  
to a global communications medium. ParNet also keeps it users informed  
major, fast-breaking stories involving the paranormal. ParaNet can be  
accessed in six countries on three continents. 
The People of ParaNet 
ParaNet provides access to experts through their electronic system.  
Its research  branch is headed by Robert B. Klinn, a veteran  
investigator who worked for the late Dr. J. Allen Hynek. ParaNet also  
provides a conference on the UFO abduction experience hosted by Dr.  
David Jacobs, a UFO historian and author. Many different groups and  
researchers of the paranormal use Parenet for information exchange and  
discussion of ideas. Among some of them are the Bay Area Skeptics, the  
South Shore Skeptics, Marge Christenson, T. Scott Crain, Dan Drasin,  
Stan Gordon, Barry Greenwood, Budd Hopkins, Linda Howe, Phil Imbrogno,  
Dr. David Jacobs, Dr. Donald Johnson, Philip Klass,Bruce Maccabee,  
Maj. James McGaha, Dr. Mark Rodeghier, Robert Schaeffer, Tracy Torme,  
and Dr. David Webb, Don Ecker, Vicki Cooper and and many others. 
The Future of ParaNet 
In the future ParaNet plans to expan their network to even more  
cournties, increasing public education and scientific-oriented   
research and investigation unequaled in  the field. Their focus will  
be directed at bringing various credible existing organizations from  
around the world into a better organized research effort. ParaNet will  
also turn its attention to more investigative  reporting. Paranet  
plans to acomplish this unser their new organization known as  MICAP   
(Multi-national Investigations Cooperative on  Aerial Phenomena). (see  
MICAP) MICAP will be a separate non-profit research/educational  
vehicle with investigative ability. 
CONTINUUM is a publication put out quarterly by ParaNet It costs  
$18.00 per year. It is a very informative and diverse publication. 
Internet Mailings: 
To get the current postings from ParaNet send a mail message to:  
infopara-request@scicom.alphacdc.com with the word "Subscribe" in the  
subject line. 
Information about ParaNet and MICAP can be obtained by phoning 303- 
431-8796, or by writing to them at P.O. Box 172, Wheat Ridge, CO   
To access ParaNet via computer and modem, call 303-431-8797 and you  
will be guided through the registration process and be given choices  
of which level of membership you wish to acquire. 
ParaNet's files are available on floppy disks or hard copy. Their  
catalog is available for  $10.00 and contains a full listing of all  
available files, books, and videos. Contact Michael Corbin at: 
ParaNet Information Service 
P.O. Box 172 
Wheat Ridge, CO  80034-0172 

11.42: Pennsylvania Association for the Study of the Unexplained  

6 Oakhill Avenue  
Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601  
Stan Gordon (Director)  
PASU Data Exchange  
Founded in 1981 
A volunteer, non-profit scientific research unit conducts  
investigations of strange or unusual occurrences, with emphasis on  
UFOs and UFO-related activity. PASU members donate their time and  
equipment. PASU is a statewide clearinghouse for reports of UFO  
sightings and is comprised of individuals with training or experience  
in the fields of science, engineering, technology or medicine who act  
as field investigators. Monthly meetings are held to share  
information. PASU has on file thousands of cases from Pennsylvania  
that include UFO sightings, creature reports, unusual animal killings,  
unexplained photographs and other anomalies. PASU attempts to send  
field investigators directly to the scene of an occurrence to gather 
information and interview witnesses. The "PASU Data Exchange"  
newsletter contains information regarding investigations conducted  
into unusual incidents that have occurred in Penn.  

11.43: PNET 

Based in Melbourne, Australia. Bulletin board system, echos some  
Paranet material. Sysop : Brian Evans, contact Brian by Internet mail  
for information:  

11.44: The Portland UFO Group (PUFOG) 

P.O. Box 998 Wilsonville, OR 97070  
Jennifer Brown - Jacobs (Director)  
PUFOG Newsletter Founded in 1989  
500 Members      
A non-profit UFO organization whose monthly seminars are open to the 
general public; maintain no membership and are unaffiliated with any  
other UFO organization. PUFOG is an information group that conducts  
seminars on the 3rd Sunday of each month at Mt. Hood Community  
College, Gresham, OR. These seminars present knowledgeable  speakers  
on UFOs and related subjects. Those who attend their seminars pay an  
admission fee and receive the PUFOG newsletter. 

11.45: Roundtown UFO Society 

Roundtown UFO Society, PO Box 52, Circleville, Ohio 43113 Multi- 

11.46: Royal Priest Research 

P.O. Box 10546  
Sedona, Arizona 86336 
Lyssa Royal  
Publication is: The Prism  
Founded in 1975, an independent research group with no members. Lyssa  
Royal mixes generally- accepted research techniques skills with less  
provable methods, such as channeling. Thus far, their research has  
produced two books, "The Prism of Lyra - An Exploration of Human  
Galactic Heritage" (130 pages) and "Visitors From Within" (171 pages). 
Lyssa Royal organizes and conducts weekly sessions, private  
consultations, and special events. She offers tapes of her numerous  
channeling sessions which discuss various topics and  extraterrestrial  
beings both physical and nonphysical. Each tape is 90 minutes and  
$12.00; complete set (9 tapes) is $75.00. "The Prism" is periodic  
newsletter which details news, list of recent channeling tapes, books,  

11.47: The Search for EXtraterrestrial Intelligence 

Office of Space Science and Applications 
Michael Braukus 
(Phone:  202/358-1547) 
Ames Research Center, Mountain View, Calif. 
Michael Mewhinney 
(Phone:  415/604-9000) 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. 
Mary Hardin 
(Phone:  818/354-5011) 
11.48: Sirian Rainbow Lodge 

P.O. Box 2108  
St. Petersburg, Florida 33731 
Liah GoldenHawk (Co Founder)  
L. Baird (Bookkeeper) 
Pulbication is Solar Trek; founded in 1990. 
Primarily an extraterrestrial outpost program, provides information  
from the alien point of view. The Sirian Rainbow Lodge is the  
StarSystem Sirian Outpost; interested in sharing all types of positive  
ET Alien knowledge. ET & UFO Network where Contactees and others may  
share eexperiences, contacts and opinions. Focuses on believing and  
possibilities, rather than proving any theories; focuses mainly on  
occupants of UFOs and alien knowledge.   
The Lodge is led by the Bennu who is an alien of the Nordic type from  
StarSystem Sirius. To raise money, the Lodge sells books and booklets  
by the Bennu and "Solar Trek", the ET Alien Quarterly Journal. 

11.49: SKYNET  

257 Sycamore Glen  
Pasadena, California 91105  
Ann Druffel (Project Co Ordinator) 
Publication is Skynet Guides; Founded in1965; 50 - 100 members. 
Established to serve as a tracking system for UFO reports in the Los 
Angeles, California area. Its original purpose was to receive UFO  
reports at the time that witnesses were viewing the objects, thus  
centering their efforts on real-time viewing, photographing,  
monitoring, rather than relying on after-the-fact analysis. 
Upon joining, members agree to contact other SKYNET members whenever  
an unusual sighting is  occurring for members to view, photograph and  
monitor the object in real-time while not having to wait for an after- 
the-fact presentation. This contacting of other SKYnet members that a  
sighting is occurring is the only obligation of members. All calls  
from the public receive an in-depth phone interview by an assigned  
SKYNET official and if warranted, further field investigations are  


Commonly called SOBEPS and the leading group in Belgium. Senior  
Officers : 
President : Michel Bougard, Secretary : Lucien Clerebaut. Contact  
address: 74 Avenue Paul Janson, B-1070, Bruxelles, Belgium. 

11.51: Society for Scientific Exploration (SSE) 

Office of the Secretary  
P.O. Box 3818,  
University Station  
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903-0818   
Laurence W. Fredrick (Secretary) 
804-924-4905 : 804-924-3104  
Publishes the Journal of Scientific Exploration and The Explorer . 
Established in 1982. A tax-exempt group that investigates various 
anomalies, including UFOs. Although its president Professor Peter  
Sturrock of Stanford University, all contact with SSE should be made  
through Laurence W. Fredrick. The goal of the SSE is to gain further  
understanding of anomalous phenomena (including UFOs) and to share  
this knowledge with the public. The Society considers anomalous  
phenomena to be incidents that appear to contradict existing  
scientific knowledge; regarded by the scientific community as being  
outside their established fields of inquiry. They use the "Journal of  
Scientific Exploration" as an avenue to discuss anomalous phenomena  
and present research results to the scientific and scholarly  
community; its members are drawn from practitioners of science 
who have acquired a first-hand knowledge and understanding of the 
scientific process. The Society holds annual international meetings  
and periodically scheduled regional meetings. 
To promote co-operation, and to accommodate other levels of activity  
and interest, the Society has created the categories of "Corresponding  
Member" and "Associate".  "Associates" receive the "Journal of  
Scientific Exploration" (two issues a year) and "The Explorer" (two  
issues a year). An Associate may submit letters and other items for  
publication in the Newsletter, may submit articles for publication in  
the Journal (each article must be sponsored by a "Full Member"), and  
may attend Society meetings by arrangement with a "Full Member". A  
person wishing to become an "Associate" may do so by completing an  
Application Form and sending it with a check for the annual dues to  
the Secretary. "Full Membership" is reserved for those associated with  
major universities, government entities or corporate research  
institutions who have an established reputation in a traditional  
branch of science. "Emeritus Membership" provides the privileges of  
Full Membership to similarly qua]ified retirees at a lower annual  
rate. "Student Membership" is limited to graduate students enrolled in  
academic institutions.  "Corresponding Membership" is open to members  
of designated organizations. A "Corresponding Member" receives, and is  
entitled to submit articles to the "Journa] of Scientific  

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

P.O. Box 265  
Little Silver, New Jersey 07739 
Nancy Warth (Membership Secretary)  
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) :  
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)  
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   
    Ray Jordan 3831 North Paradise Road Flagstaff, AZ 86004   
    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   
    Ron Rodriquez 3948 Berrywood Santa Maria, CA 93455   
    Allen Drake 13222 Louvre Street Pacoima, CA 91331  ph:818-896-3572 
    Robert Shiepe 2865 Corning Street Los Angeles, CA 90034   
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   
Il  Carolyn Baum-Hawtree 1732 New Lenox Road Joliet, llinois 60433    
Io  Jason Hooten 525 Avenue D Fort Madison, Iowa 52627   
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    
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   
Nm  Mary Ellen Masters 504 Kiva Avenue Aztec 87410  ph:505-334-9841 
    Cliff Stone 1421 East Tilden Roswell 88201 505-625-0920 
    Terri Shupenko 731 East 10th Street Erie 16503 
    Dennis Viglo 326 College Street Youngsville 16371 814-563-4322 
    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  
    Jarnes C. Van Avery 6226 110th Avenue N.E. Kirkland 98033    
    Linda Houston N7576 Timber Drive, Rib Lake 54470  ph:801 -263-2551 
    Dr. Robert & Felicia Moore P.O. Box 825 Marshfield 54449  
Wy  Sheri Gould 705 South Burritt, Buffalo 82834 307-684-2755 
    Shirle Klein Carsh 6973 -129th Street Surrey, B.C. V3W 9A9  
??  Bill Hamilton III 249 North Brand Blvd Suite 651 Glendale 91203    
    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. 


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


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)  
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 
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 
Correspondence for UFOROM can be snailmailed to: 
                             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)  
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. 
        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  
        Total number of members is currently around 400. 
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  
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. 
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        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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