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LORAN STATION LAS CRUCES
32 04 18.130 N 106 52 04.388 W

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Awards and Citatinos

Fact Sheet

Site Survey:

 

Construction Date

1990

Constructed by:

 

Established:

DEC 1990
3 APR 1991 Station Commissioned

Disestablished:

FEB 2010

Operated by:

USCG

Chain:

9610 SOUTH CENTRAL

Station Letter designation:

9610 X

Station code name:

 

Station Unit Number:

 

Radio Call Sign:

 

Station aka:

 

On-air testing date:

9610 AUG 24 DEC 1990

Operational date:

9610 - 25 DEC 1990

Operations Ceased:

9610 - 08 FEB 2010

Station Operation:

Single SECONDARY (SS)

Station pair:

9610 - BOISE CITY, GILLETTE, GRANGEVILLE, RAYMONDVILLE, SEARCHLIGHT

Loran Rate:

9610 

On-Air:

9610 25 DEC 1990

Off-Air

9610X - 082000Z FEB 2010 - TERMINATION U.S. LORAN C OPS

Monitor Rate:

 

Equipment:

SSX, 700ft Tower

Personnel Allowance:

 

Miscellaneous:

 

Commanding Officers / Officers in Charge

OINC: ETC Robert Finstad 1990 - 1993
OINC: ETC Wayne Scheidel 1994 - 1997
OINC: ETC William Pasecki 1997 - 1998
OINC: ETC Jody Lawhorn 1998 - 2002
OINC: ETC Joel SZYMCZYK 2002 - 2003
OINC: ETC Jon Haldeman 2003 - 2007
Last OINC: ETC John Tuite 2007 - FEB 2010

Documents

24 JUL 1990 Newspaper Article
14 AUG 1990 Newspaper Article
30 MAR 1991 Newspaper Article
4 APR 1991 Newspaper article

Pictures - Click on picture for larger image

Loran Station Las Cruces

Picture from google earth.

The below photos were contributed by CPO Tuite


LORSTA Las Cruces c./2008


1991 CREW with ADM Loy
L to R: ET2 Dennis Carmen; SK2 Trammell; ET1 Calhoun; ADM Loy; ETC Finstad; MK1 Welch
Photo provided by SK2 Terry Trammell via ETC John R Tuite


2008 CREW
L to R: ETC John Tuite; SK1 Jose Luera; MK1 Richard Moreno;
EM3 Jamie Torres; ET2 Jeremy Kingston; ET1 Sloan Yap


Station from the tower c./2009


Termination of the signal


Last Crew 8 FEB 2010
l to r: ET1 Sloan Yap, SK1 Jose Luera, MK1 Richard Moreno, ETC John Tuite, ET2 Dustin Jones

Thanks Chief!

Awards and Citations - Click on award for citation

 

Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation For period February 1990 to April 1991
1996 - Meritorious Team Commendation.pdf

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