Air Defense Radar Stations


Information for Fortuna AFS, ND

Latitude: 48-54-14 N, Longitude: 103-52-00 W

Call Sign(s): Palace, Mutely


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
P-27 Z-27   780 Fortuna AFS, ND FPS-3/-20A; TPS-10D; FPS-4; GPS-3; FPS-35; (FPS-64); FPS-6; FPS-35; FPS-26A Apr-52 01-Jul-79 BUIC-III. FPS-35 antenna blown over in fierce wind storm, winter 1964; replacement antenna reportedly came from Manassas AFS, VA. GATR retained after radar site closed until JSS switchover, early 1980's.

Current Use: Abandoned and being demolished.

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