Information for Calumet AFS, MI

Latitude: 47-22-16 N, Longitude: 88-10-14 W

Call Sign(s): Pillow, Formula

Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
P-16 Z-16 J-59 665 Calumet AFS, MI FPS-5; FPS-3/-20/-64; FPS-27; FPS-26A; FPS-6/-90 FPS-27; FPS-26A. FPS-91A; FPS-116 (JSS). 1953 Dec-88 BUIC-III. Site located on Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Remained a blue-suit site into the JSS era (although site was to have closed in 1979).
P-16A Z-16A     Painesdale, MI FPS-18   Jun-60 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Both building and radar tower are still extant.
P-16X       Copper Harbor, MI **         ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built.
P-69B Z-69B / Z-16B     Upson, WI FPS-18   Nov-59 Jun-64; Dec-67 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. Site designation changed from Z-69B to Z-16B in 1964.

Current Use: Was a reform school, but is no longer. Many assets have been auctioned off.

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