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LORAN STATION BAUDETTE

48 36 49.947 N 94 33 17.915 W (WGS-84)

Fact Sheet

Site Survey:
 
Construction Date
 
Constructed by: 
 
Established: 1978
 
Disestablished: FEB 2010
 
Operated by: USCG
 
Chain: 8970 – US GREAT LAKES
8290 – NORTH CENTRAL
 
Station Letter designation: 8970, “Y”
8290, “W”
 
Station code name:
 
Station Unit Number:
 
Station nickname:
 
On-air testing date: 8970 – 18 OCT 1979
8290 – DEC 1990
 
Operational date: 8970 – 31 MAR 1980
8290 – 161700Z APR 1991 
 
Operations Ceased: 8290 - 08 FEB 2010
8970 - 08 FEB 2010
 
Station Operation: Double SECONDARY
 
Station pair: 8970 - DANA, MALONE, SENECA, BOISE CITY(25 DEC 1990)
8290 - GILLETTE, HAVRE, WILLIAMS LAKE
 
Loran Rate: 8970, 8290
 
On-Air: 8970 – 31 MAR 1980
8290 – 161700Z APR 1991
 
Off-Air 8290W - 082000Z FEB 2010 - TERMINATION U.S. LORAN C OPS
8970Y - 082000Z FEB 2010 - TERMINATION U.S. LORAN C OPS
 
Monitor Rate:
 
Equipment: AN/FPN-54/AN/FPN-42, 500KW - Equipment from Lorsta Sitkinak
 
Antenna Type: 730ft Twr
 
Personnel Allowance:
 
Miscellaneous:
 
Commanding Officers /
Officers in Charge
1st CO: CWO Wayne Hempeck 1978 – JUL 1982
2nd CO: CWO Lynn DeHann JUL 1982 – SEP 1984
3rd CO: CWO James Rundlett 02 SEP 1984 – 27 JUN 1986

1st OINC: ETC A.A. Alpers 27 JUN 1986 – 1987
OINC: ET1 Bill Langrehr 1987 (acting)
OINC: ETC James Chandler 1987 - 1988
OINC: ETC Bill Langrehr 1988 - 1992
OINC: ETC John L Hartline 1992 - 1994
OINC: ETC Casey Hooper 1996 – 30 APR 1998
OINC: ETCS Mark G Huntelman 30 APR 1998 – JUL 2002
OINC: ETC Casey C Jones JUL 2002 – 12 JUN 2003
OINC: ETC Thomas M Hanson 12 JUN 2003 - 1 AUG 2008
OINC: ETC Arron L Urbanawiz 1 AUG 2008 – 2009
Last OINC: ETC Marin Kaczmar 2009 – FEB 2010

YouTube video of the station c./2008
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufoqBG_tdXI

Pictures

Loran Station Baudette MN