Information for Aiken AFS, SC

Latitude: 33-38-46 N, Longitude: 81-40-36 W

Call Sign(s): Basket Wool


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
SM-159 Z-159   861 Aiken AFS, SC TPS-10D; FPS-3, FPS-20; FPS-7C; MPS-14; FPS-26A FPS-7C; FPS-26A Dec-55 Jun-75 First operational Phase-II mobile (SM-) site. FAA site afterwards, but closed now. Located at the Aiken Municipal Airport, originally the Aiken Army Air Field.
SM-159A       Norwood, GA ** (FPS-18 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In original ADC plans, but never was built. The planned location is unknown, but is speculated to have been at the high point in Warren County County, GA.
SM-159B       Gray Court, SC ** (FPS-18 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In original ADC plans, but never was built. Possibly would have been located atop Big Knob (945 ft), the highest point in Laurens County, SC.

Current Use: Demolished.

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