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LORAN STATION FALLON

39 33 06.620 N 118 49 56.370 W(1978)
39 33 06.740 N 118 49 55.816W (WGS-84)

Fact Sheet

Site Survey:  

Construction Date 1976 

Constructed by: Frank Chope Construction Engineering > $3M  

Established: OCT 1976 

Disestablished: JUN 2010 

Operated by: USCG 

Chain: U.S. WEST COAST 

Station Letter designation: 9940 – “M” 

Station code name:  

Station Unit Number: 12-40139 

Radio Call Sign:  

Station aka:  

On-air testing date: 15 OCT 1976 

Operational date: 25 MAR 1977 

Operations Ceased: 2000Z 08 FEB 2010 

Station Operation: Single MASTER 

Station pair: 9940 - GEORGE, MIDDLETOWN, SEARCHLIGHT 

Loran Rate: 9940 

On-Air: 9940 – 25 MAR 1977 

Off-Air 9940 - 2000Z 08 FEB 2010 

Monitor Rate:  

Equipment: MAR 1976 AN/FPN-54, LRE, FPN-44A, 400kW
AN/FPN-65, AN/FPN-44A 380kW 

Antenna Type: 625ft TLM – Swager Tower Corp 

Personnel Allowance:  

Miscellaneous:  

Commanding Officers /
Officers in Charge
OINC: ETC Todd Coleman 1994 - 1998
OINC: ETC Mattrew Barber 1998 - 2002
OINC: ETC Carl Lund 2002 - 2006
Last OINC: ETC Dale Piersol AUG 2006 – JUN 2010 

Pictures

Loran Station Fallon from Google earth

Picture from google earth.

Station Patch

Station Patch - contributed by Eric Simmons

Thanks Eric!