|Site Survey:||JAN 1966
|Construction Date:||16 JUN - SEP 1966
|Constructed by:||Overall Construction: United Contruction Company Director: Mr. Joe S.H. Ng
Tower: Chicago Bridge and Iron
S/P and Subsistence buildings: H. H. Robinson Co.
181100G AUG 1966
17 SEP 1975
| Operated by:
|Station Project code name:||OPERATION TIGHT REIGN
| Station Unit Identifier:
|Mail address:|| APO, San Francisco 96245
|Personnel Allowance:||1966 | 2 Officers, 23 Enlisted
1974 | 2 Officers, 25 Enlisted, 10 Thai civilians (5 paid by U.S. Gov't, 5 maids by crew)
|Station Mascot:||KONG (Monkey)
|Station events:||<1967: First Loran-C chain with operational Loran-C Teletype communications
JUL 1966: TT1 injured during a vehicle accident on the way back to station from Lampang.
28 AUG 1966: Eight Thai Security guards reported aboard for duty.
22 SEP 1966: Commenced replacement of ground system. Over the course of 10 years approximately 31 miles of copper wire was replaced because of thievery.
11 OCT 1966: Thai guard surprised bandits in the antenna field stealing ground wire. One of the bandits fired at the guard who returned fire killing one bandit.
07 DEC 1968: ET3 Stanley J. Wills in a motorcycle accident.
29 JUL 1969: Thai security guard accidently discharged a round from his weapon in the Comms room. A SA sustained minor cuts.
04 DEC 1972: ET3 Jerry W. Mayberry suddenly died at the Lampang Base Hospital. His remains were shipped back to the U.S. on December 13th.
| Commanding Officer:
||1966 - 1967 LT Angus McKinnon (18 AUG - JUN)
1967 - 1968 LTJG David W. Proudfoot (JUN - JUL)
1968 - 1969 LTJG James F. Brodie (JUL - 18 JUN)
1969 - 1970 LTJG Alton E. Turner (18 JUN - ?)
1970 - 1971 LTJG Larry G. Bickmoore
1971 - 1972
1972 - 1973 LTJG Mark J. Costello
1973 - 1974 LTJG James R. Hartney
1974 - 1975 LTJG Paul T. Pelzer
1975 - 1975 LTJG Thad W. Allen (? - 17 SEP)
|15 OCT 1966
280400Z OCT 1966
||02 MAY 1975*
* station on air in support of the MAYAGUEZ incident
||Single SLAVE/SECONDARY station (SS)
S-3 | SH-3
M-X: Approx. 353 Nautical miles
| Radio Call Sign:
|On-air testing date:|| 08 SEP 1966
| Chain adjustments
|On-Air:||S-3 | 15 OCT 1966 COMSEASIA declared chain operational
S-3 | 28 OCT 1966 D14 declared chain operational
SH-3 | 110500Z APR 1969
||S-3 | 110500Z APR 1969
SH-3 | 02 MAY 1975
|Equipment:||1966 | AN/FPN-44/46 equipment suite
AN/FPN-46 | AN/FPN-44A Vol I - IV | AN/FPN-44A Vol V-VI
|Radiator:||625 ft TLM Trylon, Model 6000s, 1966 - ?