SCP-5XXX "Curiosity, Killed" (alt.)
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NOTICE FROM THE FOUNDATION RECORDS AND INFORMATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

All files regarding SCP-5000 and SCP-5000-A are to be included with the documentation.

This notice has been approved by the Site-449 Director; a paper copy can be requested as confirmation.

— Maria Jones, RAISA Director



Item #: SCP-5XXX Level 4/5XXX
Object Class: Euclid Classified

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SCP-5000.


Special Containment Procedures:

All personnel are forbidden within a 1500 meter radius from SCP-5000. Site-449 will take jurisdiction over containment of SCP-5000 and SCP-5000-A. The SCP-5000 signals are to be monitored at all times; any errant changes should be reported to the lead researcher immediately.

SCP-5000-A is to be monitored indirectly. Civilians are to be instructed to stay away from the location of SCP-5000 and SCP-5000-A and the road leading to them will be barricaded. Intruders are to be amnesticized. No overtly anachronistic technology is to be introduced to SCP-5000-A; incoming television and radio signals are to be monitored to this effect.

The Foundation database is to be checked bi-weekly for any unauthorized SCP-5000 behavior.


Description:

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Radio propagation signals from SCP-5000.

SCP-5000 is a large radio tower in the Bavarian Alps on the Austrian/German border, specifically the Mittenwald municipality in Germany and the Innsbruck-Land district of Austria. SCP-5000 constantly emits signals ranging from 2 kHz/kilohertz to 279 GHz/gigahertz1 over a large area, although the maximum effective range is estimated to be within a 1,374 meter radius of SCP-5000. The frequency range produced by SCP-5000 is so extreme as to be considered anomalous by the disruption of applied physics.

SCP-5000 also broadcasts television and audio signals as well as radio signals. These broadcasts can be occasionally intercepted by the Foundation; because the process requires a significant amount of time, the broadcasts usually do not last long enough to be fully intercepted. These media appear to be somewhat procedurally-generated.

The signal from SCP-5000 primarily affects the surrounding town of Drachen-Domäne (designated SCP-5000-A). SCP-5000-A appears to be consisted of a mix of technology from the 1960s to the 1980s; the level of technological advancement in SCP-5000-A seems to be slowed. Its inhabitants appear to be affected easily by the signals, but no direct testing has been available to support this conclusion. Neither SCP-5000 nor SCP-5000-A have any historical construction records.

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Spectrogram of a 21kHz frequency from SCP-5000. As of 08/1990, this has been the only decipherable frequency.


Item History:

SCP-5000 and SCP-5000-A were discovered in 1987, when SCP-5000's high-frequency signals are picked up and triangulated by Foundation satellites. Further surveillance of SCP-5000-A was approved and aerial reconnaissance was carried out. During the reconnaissance, the signals from SCP-5000 interfered with the control system of a Foundation plane and severely damaged it in the process. Due to the inability to get in close proximity to SCP-5000, a ground task force has been assigned to initiate first contact with SCP-5000-A (See Addendum 01.1 - Contact Proposal).

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Foundation plane destroyed during aerial surveillance. Picture lifted from SCP-5000-A records.


Addendum 01: Initial Contact w/ SCP-5000 { VIEW MEDIA LOG }


Addendum 02: Miscellaneous Reports { VIEW MEDIA LOG }


Addendum 03: Second Contact w/ SCP-5000