Information for Red Bluff AFS, CA

Latitude: 40-08-46 N, Longitude: 122-18-16 W

Call Sign(s): ANTIDOTE


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
SM-157 Z-157   859 Red Bluff AFS, CA MPS-8; MPS-11; FPS-67; FPS-6; FPS-6A/-90 FPS-67B; FPS-6; FPS-90 1956 30-Sep-70 FAA site now, still operating the FPS-67B.
SM-157A Z-157A     Janesville, CA FPS-18   Jun-60 31 Dec 67 * Gap-Filler Annex. Deactivated prior to Dec 1960; then reactivated prior to Dec 1963. Located atop Thompson Peak.
SM-157B       Whitmore, CA       1962 Gap-Filler Annex. Site reportedly closed in 1962 when fierce wind storm toppled the radar tower.
SM-157C Z-157C     Hayfork, CA FPS-18   Jun-60 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Site was atop Hayfork Bally.

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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