Information for Marietta AFS, GA

Latitude: 33-53-40 N, Longitude: 084-29-56 W

Call Sign(s): Bar Handle

Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
M-111 Z-111   908 Marietta AFS, GA ARSR-1A; FPS-6 (2) ARSR-1E; FPS-6 (2). ARSR-1E is now Common ARSR (CARSR) 1959 + 08-Sep-68 + The 908th AC&W Sq. first operated about a mile to the east of this SAGE radar site beginning 1956, and first was known as ''Dobbins AFB.'' This radar site remains an active FAA site.
M-111B Z-111B     Barnesville, GA FPS-18   May-58 Jun-62 Gap-Filler Annex. (One source lists site # as M-111C.)
M-111C       Piedmont, AL ** (FPS-18 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built.
M-111D       Homer, GA **         ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built.
M-111E Z-111E     Elberton, GA FPS-18   Dec-59 Jun-62 Gap-Filler Annex. Location verified by site visit. Building still extant; altered.
P-42A / M-111F       Aquone, NC         Gap-Filler Annex. Never operational, reportedly.
P-42C / M-111G       Melvin Hill, NC FPS-18   ** ** Gap-Filler Annex. ** Reportedly, was briefly operational; however, ADC listed no dates. Located alongside SR 1353, Radar Road. Became an annex of Marietta AFS (M-111) in 1961; was declared excess in 1962.

Current Use: Still active. This now-FAA long-range radar site is now data-tied into the Joint Surveillance System (post 9/11).

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