Air Defense Radar Stations


Information for Lowther AS, ON, CN

Latitude: 49-33-21 N, Longitude: 082-59-31 W

Call Sign(s): Frog Pond


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
M-119 C-119 R-12 639 USAF, 36 RCAF Lowther AS, ON, CN MPS-7; FPS-4, MPS-14 FPS-27; FPS-6B, FPS-26A Jul-58 1 Jul 63*. 1 Apr 87 Originally activated 8 Dec 1956 at Truax Field, WI; USAF site, transferred to RCAF in July 1963; final Pinetree Line site to be transferred
CG10 / M-119D C-119D   639 / 36 Oba, ON, CN         Planned Gap-Filler Annex. Built. Never operational. Located near Neswabin, ON.
CG11 / M-119B C-119B   639 / 36 Chapleau, ON, CN         Planned Gap-Filler Annex. Built. Never operational. The radar tower was sold to the Province of Ontario c/o the District Forester, Dept. of Lands & Forests, Chapleau, ON, in 1964.
CG19 / M-119C C-119C   639 / 36 Biscotasing, ON, CN         Planned Gap-Filler Annex. Built. Never operational.

Current Use: Closed 1 April 1987.

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