Information for Saratoga Springs AFS, NY

Latitude: 43-00-41 N, Longitude: 073-40-57 W

Call Sign(s): Egg Nog, Wonder, Rocky Road

Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
P-50 Z-50   656 Saratoga Springs AFS, NY FPS-5; FPS-3/-20/-65; FPS-27; FPS-6,-90; FPS-26A FPS-27; FPS-90; FPS-26A Apr-52 Jun-77 BUIC-I (manual). A.K.A. 'Schuylerville' and 'Saratoga AFS.' FAA joint-use in 1964, then became FAA beacon-only site after closure. Completely deactivated now.
P-50A Z-50A     New Preston, CT FPS-14   Jun-57 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Located atop 'Above All' mountain. Building is still extant.
P-50B Z-50B     Andes, NY (FPS-14 planned); FPS-18   Dec-58 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Located on Craig Hill, at end of Herr Road extension, WNW of town (the location was originally slated for a site in / near Saugerties, NY). Both building and radar tower are still extant. Radar sail and radome left on site, too. 1955 CONAD History document lists this site as Saugerties, NY.
P-50C       Cherry Valley, NY **         Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built.
P-50D       Stoddard, NH ** (FPS-14 planned)       ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built. USACE belives site was planned for Pitcher Mountain, NW of Stoddard.
P-50E Z-50E     New Salem, MA FPS-14   Jun-57 Jun-68 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant.

Current Use: A few commercial transmitter towers are on site.

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