Jedburg FAA Radar Site

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Jedburg FAA Radar Site (1966-Active) - A FAA Radar Site first established in 1966 near Jedburg, Dorchester County, South Carolina. Initially assigned a FAA ID of QRJ a SAGE System ID of Z-324 and a JSS System ID of J-03. Active FAA Radar Site.

Jedburg FAA Radar Site in 2018. ARSR-4 Radar in Center, FPS-116 Tower in the Background Behind the Operations Building.


This site became an FAA radar site in 1966, furnishing radar track data to FAA ARTCC's. The site had relocated from North Charleston Air Force Station where the FAA and the Air Force shared Joint use of an FPS-66A search radar that the FAA owned and maintained. In 1964 the Air Force installed an Air Force owned FPS-27 search radar and no longer required input from the FPS-66A. The FAA decided to relocate their FPS-66A to a new facility at Jedburg and that was accomplished about 1966.

The initial FAA FPS-66A search radar at Jedburg remained in operation until it was changed out for an ARSR-4 (Modified FPS‐60) in the late 1990s. With the closure of North Charleston Air Force Station in 1980 the Jedburg site joined the JSS System. An FPS-116 height-finder radar with tower and radome was added for the JSS mission. The FPS-116 operated until it was removed about 1988.

A FYQ-47 Common Digitizer was probably placed in service by February 1973 when the USAF/FAA FST-2 to FYQ-47 replacement program was completed.

Jedburg FAA Radar Site FAA Site Major Equipment List
Search Radar HF Radar Data Systems

Current Status

Active FAA radar site near Jedburg in Dorchester County, South Carolina. The site is currently (2017) attached the EADS USAF direction center and the FAA Eastern ASO, ZJX-Jacksonville Center.

Location: Near Jedburg in Dorchester County, South Carolina.

Maps & Images

Lat: 33.06988 Long: -80.22066

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Visited: 18 Feb 2018

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