Information for Winnemucca AFS, NV

Latitude: 41-00-40 N, Longitude: 117-46-03 W

Call Sign(s): Vaudeville, Torchy


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
M-127 Z-127   658 Winnemucca AFS, NV FPS-3/-20/-66; FPS-6B (2) / FPS-90 (2) FPS-66; FPS-90 1956 Jun-68 Radar / Operations site was located on top of Winnemucca Mountain. Cantonment and housing areas were located below, near town.
M-127A Z-127A     Quinn River Crossing, NV (FPS-14 planned); FPS-18   Dec-58 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant.
M-127B Z-127B     Unionville, NV FPS-18   Dec-58 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Building and radar-tower foundations are still extant.
M-127E       Denio, NV **         ** Gap-Filler Annex. In original ADC plans, but never was built. Location was on top of Catnip Mountain.

Current Use: Commercial transmitter site

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