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Western US WWII Radar Sites (edit list)
ID Site State Type Start Stop GPS Src Notes
F-50 Paine Field WA SCR-588-B
SCR-588-B
1943
1945
1944
1945
6
12
GCI
Balloon tracking
X-52 Joyce WA SCR-516 6
X-53 Clallam Bay WA SCR-516 6
X-54 Neah Bay WA SCR-516 6
B-55 Portage Head WA SCR-270-B 6
J-55 Cape Flattery WA SCR-588
SCR-527
SCR-584
1943
1945
1944
1945
6
12
CHL
Balloon tracking
B-57 Ruby Beach WA SCR-270-B 1943
1945
1944
1945
6
12

Balloon tracking
F-59 Fort Lewis WA SCR-588 6 GCI
J-61 Cape Elizabeth WA SCR-588-B 1943 1945 6 CHL
B-61 Point Grenville WA SCR-270-B 6 CHL
B-62 Grayland WA SCR-270-B 6
L-63 Baleville WA SCR-588-B
SCR-588-B
1943
1945
1944
1945
46.68585,
-123.78528
6
12
GCI Ops Bldg still Standing
Balloon tracking
Queets WA SCR-527
SCR-584
1945 1945 12 Balloon tracking
Rochester WA TPS-1B 1945 1945 12 Balloon tracking
PS-S1 Fort Worden (1) WA SCR-582 1943 1946 48.14022,
-122.76898
1 HECP/HDCP
Search
PS-S2 Camp Hayden (1) WA SCR-682 1944 1946 48.15961,
-123.68582
1 Alt HECP/HDCP
Search
PS-01 Fort Ebey WA SCR-296-A 1943 1946 48.21569,
-122.75877
1 FC for Battery 248
2 - 6" Guns
PS-02 Fort Worden (2) WA SCR-296-A 1943 1946 48.14009,
-122.77124
1 FC for Battery Tolles-B
2 - 6" Guns
PS-03 Camp Hayden (2) WA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 48.16045,
-123.68258
1 FC for Battery 249
2 - 6" Guns
PS-04 Majestic WA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 48.15824,
-123.88741
1 FC for Battery 131
2 - 16" Guns
PS-NA Ebeys Landing WA SCR-547 48.19052,
-122.70518
1 HF for Battery AMTB - Ebey's Landing
4 - 90mm Guns
PS-NA Wilson Point WA SCR-547 48.14385,
-122.75459
1 HF for Battery AMTB - Point Wilson
4 - 90mm Guns
CR-S1 North Head (1) WA SCR-682 1944 1946 46.30038,
-124.07568
2 HECP/HDCP
Search
CR-01 Fort Canby WA SCR-296-A 1943 1946 46.27862,
-124.05469
2 FC for Battery 247
2 - 6" Guns
CR-03 North Head (2) WA SCR-296-A 1943 1946 46.29999,
-124.07242
2 FC for Battery 246
2 - 6" Guns
CR-05 Fort Stevens OR SCR-296-A 1943 1946 46.1889,
-123.97343
2 FC for Battery 245
2 - 6" Guns
CR-NA Cape Disappointment WA SCR-547 46.2746,
-124.04273
2 HF for Battery AMTB - Cape Disappointment
4 - 90mm Guns
J-23 Tillamook Head OR SCR-588
TPS-1B
1943
1948
1944
1950
45.94200,
-123.98700
6, 13 CHL
B-25 Cape Meares OR SCR-270-B 1943 1944 45.47411,
-123.9679
6 Aka Tillamook
B-26 Siletz Bay OR SCR-270B 6 Location unknown
B-27 Yachats OR SCR-270B 44.3153,
-124.09693
6 Approx Location
B-28 Cape Arago OR SCR-270B 1942 1944 43.3152,
-124.38855
6
B-29 Cape Sebastian OR SCR-270B 6 Location unknown
SF-S1 Point Reyus CA SCR-682 1944 1946 37.99634,
-123.01469
3 Search
Barry Group
SF-S2 Wolf Ridge CA SCR-682 1944 1946 37.84299,
-122.53831
3 Search
Funston Group
SF-01 Wildcat Ridge CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 37.97635,
-122.79236
3 FC for Battery Townsley
2-16" Guns
SF-02 Bolinas Point CA SCR-296-A 37.90436,
-122.72601
3,7 FC for Battery 129
2-16" Guns (Deferred)
SF-03 Hill 640 CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 37.88873,
-122.62627
3 FC for Battery Smith (2)
2-6" Guns
SF-04 Wolf Ridge CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 37.84073,
-122.54652
3 FC for Battery Guthrie
2-6" Guns
SF-05 Bonita Ridge CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 37.82042,
-122.52985
3 FC for Battery Rathbone
2-6" Guns
SF-06 Baker Beach CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 37.79562,
-122.48042
3 FC for Battery Chamberlin
2-6" Guns
SF-07 Fort Miley CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 37.78293,
-122.50581
3 FC for Battery 243
2-6" Guns
SF-08 South Funston CA SCR-296-A 1943 1946 37.71604,
-122.50094
3 FC for Battery McIndoe
2-6" Guns
SF-09 Milagara Ridge CA SCR-296-A 1943 1946 37.64086,
-122.4793
3 FC for Battery Wallace (2)
2-12" Guns
SF-10 Devils Slide CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 37.57456,
-122.51913
3 FC for Battery 244
2-6" Guns
SF-11 Pillar Point CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 37.57451,
-122.49753
3 FC for Battery Davis (2)
2-16" Guns
B-71 Trinidad CA SCR-270B 1942 1946 41.52223,
-124.07862
6 Intact buildings
B-72 False Cape CA SCR-270B 40.497889,
-124.294417
6
B-74 Fort Bragg CA SCR-270B 39.46798,
-123.76057
6,7 Exact location undetermined
B-75
J-75
Gualala CA SCR-588 38.70628,
-123.43294
6,7 CHL
Aka Point Arena
B-76 Jenner CA SCR-270B 38.44217,
-123.12366
6
J-77 Bolinas CA SCR-586 6 CHL
B-78 Mt. Tamalpias CA SCR-270B 6


J-80 Point Montara CA SCR-588 1943 1947 37.56488,
-122.50757
6,7 CHL
O-81 South of Bay CA 6 CH
L-82 Half Moon Bay CA SCR-588B 1942 1951 37.44683,
-122.4366
6,7 CHB
B-84 Pigeon Point CA SCR-270B 37.18159,
-122.39435
6
B-85 Point Sur CA SCR-270B 6
B-86 Cambria CA SCR-270B 35.52222,
-121.06361
6,7
LA-S1 San Pedro Hill CA SCR-682 1944 1946 33.74543,
-118.33615
4
LA-01 Point Vicente CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 4
LA-02 Boca Chica CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 33.70943,
-118.04039
4
LA-03 Palos Verdes Hills CA SCR-296-A 1944 1946 4
LA-04 Fort MacArthur CA SCR-296-A 1945 1946 33.71578,
-118.29673
4
B-30 Point Arguello CA SCR-270B 34.582768,
-120.630956
6,7
J-31 Point Conception CA SCR-588 6,7 CHL
Vandenberg AFB
X-23 Gaviota CA SCR-516 6
X-33 Goleta CA SCR-516 6
L-35 Oxnard CA SCR-588 34.13999,
-119.15138
6,7 CHB
Cantonment Area
B-36 Dume Point CA SCR-270B 6
B-38 Santa Rosa Is. (1) CA SCR-270B 6
J-38 Santa Rosa Is. (2) CA SCR-588 6 CH
L-39 Santa Ana CA SCR-588 33.68239,
-117.86338
6,7 CH
X-40 San Clemente Beach CA SCR-516 1944 1945 33.55470,
-117.75819
6,7
B-41 Santa Catalina Is. (1) CA SCR-270B 6
J-41 Santa Catalina Is. (2) CA SCR-588 6 CHL
J-42 San Nicholas Is. CA SCR-588 33.23255,,
-119.48039
6,7 CHL
SD-S1 Cabrillo CA SCR-682 1944 1945 32.67038,
-117.24057
5 Search
SD-01 La Jolla CA SCR-296-A 1944 1945 32.8254,
-117.27316
5 FC for Battery Ashburn
2-16" Guns
SD-02 Fort Rosecrans CA SCR-296-A 1944 1945 32.70248,
-117.24957
5 FC for Battery 237
2-6" Guns
SD-04 Point Loma CA SCR-296-A 1944 1945 32.66669,
-117.2419
5 FC for Battery 238
2-6" Guns
SD-05 Fort Emory CA SCR-296-A 1944 1945 32.59703,
-117.12707
5 FC for Battery 239
2-6" Guns
SD-06 Mexican Border CA SCR-296-A 1945 1945 32.5367,
-117.10537
5 FC for Battery Strong
2-8" Guns
L-01 Oceanside CA SCR-588 33.23286,
-117.40543
6 CHB
X-02 Encinitas CA SCR-516 33.021083,
-117.271436
6
B-03 San Clemente Is. (1) CA SCR-270B 32.97785,
-118.55601
6,7
B-04 San Clemente Is. (2) CA SCR-270 32.81115,
-118.42541
6,7
J-04 San Clemente Is. (3) CA SCR-588 32.81115,
-118.42541
6,7 CHL
B-05 La Jolla CA SCR-270B 32.83917,
-117.25169
6,7
L-06 Mission Beach CA SCR-270B 1942/43 1946 32.74623,
-117.20356
6,7 CHB
B-38 Manhattan Beach CA SCR-270-D 33.88486,
-118.41011
6,7
B-08 Otay Mountain (1) CA SCR-270B 32.59317,
-116.84467
6,7
J-08 Otay Mountain (2) CA SCR-588 32.59317,
-116.84467
6.7 CHL
F-09 El Centro CA SCR-588 32.82535,
-115.66486
6,7 GCI
X-10 Calexico CA SCR-516 32.69902,
-115.49432
6,7
X-11 Qgilby CA SCR-516 6
X-12 Gadsden AZ SCR-516 6
B-13 Yuma AZ SCR-270B 6

WWII Radar Types

SCR-268 Searchlight
SCR-270 Search
SCR-271 Search
SCR-296-A Battery Fire Control

SCR-516 GCI
SCR-527 Search
SCR-582 Harbor Search
SCR-584 Search/Tracking
SCR-588 Search/GCI
SCR-682 Harbor Search


  • Approximate Coordinates
Sources

1. Supp HD Project, HD of Puget Sound, 1945, CDSG.
2. Supp HD Project, HD of Columbia River, 1946, CDSG.
3. Supp HD Project, HD of San Francisco, 1945, CDSG.
4. Supp HD Project, HD of Los Angeles, 1944, CDSG.
5. Supp HD Project, HD of San Diego, 1945, CDSG.
6. Radar Station B-71 HAER No. CA-332 Appendix A
7. California Military Museum
11. US Army Owned, Sponsored and Leased Facilities Report, AMD-1, Office of the Chief of Engineers, 31 Dec 1945, CDSG Pdf.
12. Mikesh, Robert C., Japan's World War II Balloon Bomb Attacks on North America, Smithsonian Institution Press (GPO), Washington, 1973, page 32, 34-35
13. Deur, Douglas, Empires of the Turning Tide: A History of Lewis and Clark National Historical Park and the Columbia-Pacific Region, Pacific West Region: Social Science Series, Publication Number 2016-001, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, ISBN 978-0-692-42174-1

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