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WHAT'S NEW
HOW TO FIND..
RADAR SITES
Early Warning Radar Sites
BUIC
Radar Time Lines
Call Signs
Satellite/Topo Images
The 30352
RADAR EQUIPMENT
GUESTBOOK
UNIT REUNIONS
FOREWORD
Manual ADCCs
SAGE
SAGE Documents
SAGE Training
AEW&Con
TEXAS TOWERS
Mobile & Tactical
RADAR MISC
Radar Jargon
Ancient Radar
GEEIA
E & I
NAVY PICKET SHIPS
Defense Air Divisions
Patches & Emblems
Gap Filler Annexes
Ground Observer Corp
Alaska
Hawaii
Operations
Manual Ops Equipment & Tools
Save the Montauk AFS AN/FPS-35
CONAD
Arctic Cold War
Greenland & Iceland
Alaska DEW Line
North Warning System
Canadian Air Defense Radar
Pine Tree Line
Mid-Canada Line
Canadian DEW Line
BMEWS
Tech Training
Keesler AFB
Richards-Gebaur AFB
Tyndall AFB
Early Radar
7 Dec 1941
Opana Recognized
LASHUP
Museums
Peterson Air & Space Museum
National Museum of the USAF
Secrets of Radar
Canadian Radar Museum

Maps
Radar Research
MITRE Radar Test Sites
Radar Contractors
Bendix Field Engineering
Historical Documents
ADC Fact Sheets
ADCP 109-1, 1963
Radar Maint. Job Desc.
NORAD Fact Sheet
NORAD
Satellite Image Notes
Air Defense Weapons
Bomarc
Nike
Nike Historical Site
New York Nike sites
Nike Sites of the Los Angeles Defense Area
Relics of the Cold War
Nike Site maps
S. Florida Nike Defense
Nike Zeus History
Boeing Nike Zeus
Ring of Fire
Trivia
Radar Trivia Quiz #1
Radar Trivia Quiz #2
Alaskan NCO Club Scrip Coins
Misc
Acknowledgements
Donations
Tips
Recommended Reading
Reusing Structures
N-Guage Radar Site Model
Contact Congress
.Cold War Recognition Certificate
Scott's Trip Reports
USAF Adv c. 1960
Radar Overview
Other Links
What is a Veteran?
GI Humor
Contact Us
Tom Page
Gene McManus
Contents
Aircraft Maintenance Squawks
Aircraft Maintenance guys must be a lot like Radar Maintenance guys
(P)= PROBLEM (S)=SOLUTION

(P) IFF inoperative.
(S) IFF always inoperative in OFF mode.

Now running on a new web server

The Radomes web site, including the Online Museum has been moved to a new server.It's possible that you may run into a few bugs for a while. There are a number of known problems with the Radomes 'Members Only' page. We are working toward getting this straigntened up as soon as we can.If you find problems, please contact us at support@afrmaonline.org.
We hope your problems are few. Thanks for your support! - Gene

Your NADRM Web Crew

Radomes is now a subsidary of AFRMA, Inc. This Online Radar Museum is now an integral part of NADRM, the National Air Defense Radar Museum. AFRMA is a non-profit organization, however, membership dues are not deductible. The Air Force Radar Museum Association is a 501(c)(3) charitable Foundation, and its projects, the Online Radar Museum and the National Air Defense Radar Museum, are tax-deductible charitable functions of AFRMA. Contributions and gifts to the Association and/or museum, expenses incurred for museum research, mileage, mailing, etc. are tax-deductible.

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Peterson Air & Space Museum

Online Air Defense
Radar Museum

Preserving The History,
Preserving The Memory

"Bubble Check" - Bob Fortmuller
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WELCOME

Welcome to the Online Air Defense Radar Museum, the online portion of the National Air Defense Radar Museum, a project of The Air Force Radar Museum Association, Inc. This is a museum, not of physical hardware, electronics, musty old books or other artifacts, but rather a virtual museum of online documents which contain (or will contain) the history of the U.S. Air Force in the defense of the airspace of North America and elsewhere around the globe. This is a living work, continuously updated with new material. We never close, you may visit anytime. Please sign our guestbook, and feel free to post questions, notices, etc. in the "Radar Forum" BBS. Check "What's New" frequently for new displays.

MISSION

Our primary mission and current focus is to document Aircraft Control and Warning (AC&W) Squadrons, (later called simply Radar) Squadrons which were in the United States, both the "lower 48" and Alaska, and Hawaii. We are also documenting certain overseas sites which were front-line Early Warning sites, located in Greenland and Iceland, Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Only Canada is omitted, as the radar stations there (Pinetree Line, Mid-Canada Line, and DEW Line) are thoroughly documented on other web sites.

We will also be documenting ground-to-air missile sites, such as BOMARC (and also Nike Missile command-and-control sites that were shared with the Air Force). We also document Air Force / NORAD command-and-control direction centers and control centers, manual and SAGE. All entries are treated as ''Radar Sites'' on our Search page.

While some of the documentation is a result of the work of the principals involved with the site's creation and maintenance, a large and growing portion comes from Air Force veterans who served on these sites and their families.

This site is a "labor of love" for those of us directly involved. This is not a commercial venture, and you will find no advertising to annoy you.

We will be providing links to known Web sites of various USAF AC&W Squadrons which were located overseas, as well as other sites of interest to radar, Early Warning, and Cold War topics.

DEDICATION

This site is dedicated to the thousands of U.S. Air Force "Cold Warriors" who served, mostly without recognition, during the Cold War period following the Second World War, up to the present day. This dedication is extended to the other branches of service -- the US Army, the US Navy, the US Marine Corps, the FAA, the Air Force Reserve, the Air National Guard, and many civilian organizations (e.g., AT&T, MIT, Bell Western, General Electric, Westinghouse, Sperry Gyroscope, Avco, Bendix, Raytheon, IBM, etc.) -- and many others who contributed to the air-dense systems. .

HELP WANTED

U.S. Air Force vets who served at AC&W radar sites, command-and-control sites, air-defense missile sites, and related sites are encouraged to contact us, Gene McManus or Tom Page. We can always use information about an individual AC&W site; documents, photos, stories, etc. are all welcome. It may take us a while, but we'll return all loaned material after scanning into our computers.

If you currently live near an abandoned AC&W site, or working U.S. Air Force early warning radar installation, you can contribute to this site by taking photos of the radar station as it exists today. Please get permission first; most of the old sites are now private property. See our "Tips" page for some ideas here. We can scan almost any format, and will return your photos after we've completed the scanning operation.


For a humorous, but nonetheless realistic look at what it's like to be an old military base researcher (that is a researcher of old military bases, not necessarily a reflection on one's age), take a look at Scott's "You Might be a Gung Ho Military Base Researcher If..." page.


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Use of any material posted on this website constitutes explicit permission for reciprocal use of the borrower's materials.