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Last modified: 23 Apr 2022, submitted by: Joker

Country: Turkey    Region: Gemlik

Locale: Sahintepe

Latitude: 40° 28' 30" N     Longitude: 29° 12' 28" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed


Mount Sahintepe; former TUSLOG Detachment 150. (1963-1997)

This unit operated a USAF troposcatter communications facility in the infamous "Cemetery" communications net connecting all NATO nuclear assigned units.

Sahintepe had both Troposcatter and Microwave connections with:
Corlu - power: 1Kw with AN/MRC80
Ortakoy -1Kw AN/MRC80
Izmir - 10Kw AN/FRC39
Ankara - 10Kw AN/FRC75
Secondaries: Alemdag, Karamursel and Eskisehir

Comms input was by 150W Collins single sideband radio equipment.

TUSLOG Det 150 was redesignated Detachment 12, 2006 Communications Group in the mid-1980s and closed in the mid-1990s during the overseas base closure program.

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