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NORAD Santa Tracker

Are you Ready?  Santa Claus is coming to town.

You can track him coming in to your city!

NORAD Deploys their NORAD Santa Tracker! 

NORAD will be tracking Santa (like they do every year) so get on board and watch when and where Santa Claus arrives in various parts of the world.

Go to the NORAD Santa Tracker web page and watch Santa in real time:

 http://www.noradsanta.org

Norad santa tracker

Background info…

The NORAD Tracks Santa program began as an annual event on December 24, 1955. According to legend, a Sears department store placed an advertisement in a Colorado Springs, Colorado, newspaper which told children that they could place a call to Santa Claus. It included the number ME 2-6681. A call allegedly came through to Colorado Springs’ Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) Center as one digit was misprinted.

In some versions of the story, the calls were coming in to the “red telephone” hotline that connected CONAD directly to command authorities at the Strategic Air Command. Colonel Harry Shoup, who was a Crew Commander on duty, answered the first call and supposedly told his staff to give all children who called in later a “current location” for Santa Claus. 

NORAD Santa Tracker, it’s Fun!

Merry Christmas!

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