Remsen FAA Radar Site
Remsen FAA Radar Site (1974-Active) - An FAA Radar Site first established in 1974 on Starr Hill near Remsen, Oneida County, New York. Initially assigned a SAGE ID of Z-312, a JSS ID of J-55 and a FAA ID of QXU. Active FAA Radar Site.
History of Remsen FAA Radar Site
The FAA established this site as a long range radar site in 1974. The site became an FAA/ADC joint-use site in 1979, replacing the deactivated Watertown Air Force Station. The new site furnished radar track data to both the FAA and to USAF Direction Centers. The initial FPS-66A search radar equipment was replaced with an ARSR-4 in the 1990s. A FPS-116 height-finder radar was initially installed in 1979 and maintained by the USAF but was removed about 1988.
Active facility near Remsen, Oneida County, New York.
Visited: 17 Jun 2016