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LORAN STATION BILOXI

30 23 26.712 N 88 51 32.507 W

Fact Sheet

Site Survey:

Construction Date 1949

Constructed by: U.S. Air Force

Established: 1949

Disestablished: 1968

Operated by: 1949 – 18 FEB 1955 USAF
18 FEB 1955 – JAN 1981 USCG

Chain: GULF OF MEXICO

Station Letter designation:

Station code name:

Station Unit Number:

Station nickname:

On-air testing date: 1949

Operational date: 30 AUG 1951 - AF declared chain Operational

Operations Ceased: 1968

Station Operation: 1L3 - Single SLAVE
2H1 – Single SLAVE
3H1 – Single MASTER

Station pair: 1L3, 2H1, 3H1 – CAPE SAN BLAS

Loran Rate: 1L3, 2H1, 3H1

On-Air: 1L3 - 1949
2H1 – 1952
3H1 - 1964

Off-Air 1L3 - 1952
2H1 – 1964
3H1 - 1968

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Equipment:

Antenna Type:

Personnel Allowance: FEB 1955 – 8 Enlisted – 1 ETC, 1 ET1, 1 EN1, 3 ET3, 2 SN

Miscellaneous: 1949 – 18 FEB 1955 US Air Force operated the station
18 FEB 1955 station transferred to USCG
Station closed in 1968 and moved to Grand Isle

Commanding Officers /
Officers inCharge


Documents

1955 Stand up Personnel Allowance

Pictures

Loran Station Biloxi