San Pedro Hill AFS (Fort MacArthur), CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member APLZ
N 33° 44.767 W 118° 20.167
11S E 376242 N 3734807
Quick Description: San Pedro Hill AFS near San Pedro, CA
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2012 6:33:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMDEVG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
Views: 12

Long Description:
AN/FPS-27 (FAA)
AN/FPS-90
I was assigned here from Thomasville AFS, AL after we pulled the plug at Thomasville.
I retrained into Electronic Countermeasures (Electronic Warfare) after 6 months at San Pedro.
I kind of hated to leave the place. It was a pleasant place to be in those days. The entire family enjoyed our brief time there but the career field was a dying and ECM was on the move.

According to: (visit link)
"San Pedro Hill Air Force Station (Also known as Fort MacArthur AFS) (ADC ID: RP-39, NORAD ID: Z-39) is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station. It is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) southeast of Rolling Hills, California. It was closed in 1997 by the Air Force, and turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Today the site is part of the Joint Surveillance System (JSS), designated by NORAD as Western Air Defense Sector (WADS) Ground Equipment Facility J-31."
Squadron number: 670 Radar Sq.

Served at this site :: From: 1/15/1970 To: 7/15/1970

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