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LORAN STATION CAPE RACE

46 46 32.286 N 53 10 27.606 W

Fact Sheet

Site Survey:
 
1963
 
Construction Date
 
1965
 
Constructed by:
 
 
 
Established:
 
1965
 
Disestablished:
 
 
 
Operated by:
 
CANADA
 
Chain:
 
SS-0, SL-7, 7930 - NORTH ATLANTIC
SS-0, SS-7, 9930, - U.S. EAST COAST
9980, - ICELANDIC
5930, CANADIAN EAST COAST
7930, LABRADOR SEA
7270, NEWFOUNDLAND
 
Station Letter designation:
 
7930, 7270 - W
SS-0, SS-7, 9930 X
5930, - Y
SL-7, 7930, 9980 Z
 
Station code name:
 
WELD IV
 
Station Unit Number:
 
 
 
Radio Call Sign:
 
 
 
Station aka:
 
Cape Broyle
 
On-air testing date:
 
SS-0, SL-7 1966
5930, 01 FEB 1980
5930, 22 MAR 1993
7930, 22 MAR 1993
 
Operational date:
 
1966
 
Operations Ceased:
 
Operations continue
 
Station Operation:
 
Double SLAVE/SECONDARY
 
Station pair:
 
SS-0, CAROLINA, CAPE RACE, DANA, JUPITER INLET, NANTUCKET
SL-7, 7930, 9980 EJDE, SANDUR, ANGISSOQ
SS-7, CAROLINA BEACH, DANA, JUPITER INLET, NANTUCKET, WILDWOOD-"T"
9930, CAROLINA BEACH, DANA, JUPITER INLET, MALONE, NANTUCKET, WILDWOOD
5930, CARIBOU, FOX HARBOR, NANTUCKET
7930, ANGISSOQ, FOX HARBOR
7270, COMFORT COVE, FOX HARBOR
 
Loran Rate:
 
SS-0, SL-7, 7930, 9980, SS-7, 9930, 5930, 7930, 7270
 
On-Air:
 
SS-0, 1965 - CAROLINA, CAPE RACE, DANA, JUPITER INLET, NANTUCKET
SL-7, 1965 - EJDE, SANDUR, ANGISSOQ
SS-7, 06 JAN 1969 - CAROLINA BEACH, DANA, JUPITER INLET, NANTUCKET, WILDWOOD-"T"
9930, 25 FEB 1975 - CAROLINA BEACH, DANA, JUPITER INLET, MALONE, NANTUCKET, WILDWOOD
7930, 25 FEB 1975 - EJDE, SANDUR, ANGISSOQ
9980, 1 JUN 1983 - EJDE, SANDUR, ANGISSOQ
5930, 010001Z JAN 1984 - CARIBOU, FOX HARBOR, NANTUCKET
7930, 010001Z JAN 1984 - ANGISSOQ, FOX HARBOR
5930, AUG 1993 - CARIBOU, FOX HARBOR, NANTUCKET
7930, AUG 1993 - ANGISSOQ, FOX HARBOR
7270, JAN 1995 - COMFORT COVE, FOX HARBOR
 
Off-Air
 
SS-0, 06 JAN 1969 Change of rate
SL-7, 25 FEB 1975 Change of rate
SS-7, 25 FEB 1975 Change of rate
9930, 9 SEP 1978 Chain reconfiguration
7930, 312400Z DEC 1983 Chain reconfiguration
9980, 051630Z OCT 1983 Chain reconfiguratio
5930, 7930 - 2 FEB 1993 Chain reconfiguration
7930, 31 DEC 1994
 
Monitor Rate:
 
 
 
Equipment:
 
AN/FPN-45/46, 3000KW
 
Antenna Type:
 
1350ft Stainless Inc, Model 1612, 1964
2 FEB 1993 Tower fell
 
Personnel Allowance:
 
 
 
Miscellaneous:
 
16 APR 1963 Site Survey Report declassified - Confidential
May 1976 - New Timer Rm suite installed
1983 - Part of Icelandic Chain for a couple months
1 APR 1983 - CCG assumed the responsibility of all cost to run station
22 MAR 1993 - station on-air at reduce power
AUG 1993 Station at full power
 
Commanding Officers /
Officers in Charge
 
 
 

Documents:

1963 Primarily Site Survey - pdf
02 AUG 1963 - Site Survey Approval - pdf
14 APR 1964 - Coverage - pdf
27-30 APR 1965 - Trip Report - pdf
292343Z JUL 74 - State Department Loran C Station Newfoundland -pdf
161829Z SEP 74 - State Department Loran C Station Newfoundland - pdf

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Loran Station Cape Race