Information for West Mesa AFS, NM

Latitude: 35-04-19 N, Longitude: 106-52-12 W

Call Sign(s): Carrot,Blush First


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
M-94 Z-94   687 West Mesa AFS, NM MPS-7; MPS-14; FPS-20A/-91A FPS-91A; MPS-14 1956 08-Sep-68 Site is 22 miles west of Albuquerque. Site was intended to go atop Mt. Vulcan, but owner refused to sell. West Mesa is FAA site now, using FPS-66A radar.
M-94A       Carrizozo, NM ** (none listed)        
M-94B       San Antonio, NM ** (none listed)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** Not built. 1955 CONAD History document lists M-94B as San Antonio, NM. However, M-94B was eventually built at Zuni, NM (although never operational).
M-94B       Zuni, NM (none listed)       Gap-Filler Annex. 1955 CONAD History document lists the location of M-94B as San Antonio, NM. Zuni building is no longer extant. Located about 9 miles south-southeast of Zuni Pueblo. Radar tower and fuel tank were installed, but not the radar equipment due to the pending site cancellation.
M-94C       Datil, NM ** (none listed)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** Listed in early ADC history documents, but not built.

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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