Information for Almaden AFS, CA

Latitude: 37-09-34 N, Longitude: 121-54-04 W

Call Sign(s): Pine Tree


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
M-96 Z-96   682 Almaden AFS, CA FPS-20; FPS-24; MPS-14; FPS-6A/-90 FPS-24; MPS-14; FPS-90 1958 01-Apr-80 Site sat at the top of Mount Umunhum; GATR site on Mount Thayer ~1 mile to the west. The FPS-24 at this site was the second production model.

Current Use: Mount Umunhum (site of Almaden AFS) and Mount Thayer (GATR site) are now part of the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, and are now open to the general public.

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