Information for Charleston AFS, ME

Latitude: 45-05-30 N, Longitude: 069-05-45 W

Call Sign(s): Founder, Abduct, Chambre, Pyramid

Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
P-65 Z-65   765; Det. 6, 14 MWS Charleston AFS, ME FPS-3; FPS-5; FPS-20; FPS-27; FPS-6,-6A; FPS-26A (FSS-7) FPS-27A; FPS-6A; (FSS-7) Apr-52 30-Sep-80 BUIC-III. FPS-26A modified to FSS-7 radar.
P-13A / P-65B Z-13A / Z-65B     Sedgwick, ME FPS-14   Sep-57 Dec-67 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. Located 1.3 miles northwest of town center, on Radar Road. Control transferred to Charleston AFS, ME (Z-65) after Brunswick AFS (Z-13) closed in 1965.
P-65A Z-65A     Topsfield, ME FPS-18A   Dec-58 Dec-67 Gap-Filler Annex. Both building and radar tower are still extant. Located atop Musquash Mtn. Doubled as a fire-lookout tower.

Current Use: Correctional Facility for the state of Maine.

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