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Mormond Hill

Last modified: 04 Jul 2018, submitted by: Joker
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Country: United Kingdom    Region: Scotland

Locale: Mormond Hill

Latitude: 57° 36' 10" N     Longitude: -3° 58' 10" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

   
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Mormond Hill was a former combined communications site comprising:
- North Atlantic Radio System (NARS) troposcatter comms site #44 link North tot he Danish Faroe Islands and South to RAF Fylingdales
- USAF "Silk Purse" commo link to the SAC Airborne Command Post aircraft.
- a British Telecom system linked to the North (Shetland Islands) and some oil rigs in the Northsea (Piper, Forties)
- ACE High comms link (callsign UMOZ) to the North (Shetland Isl) and South (Hulne Priory)
Oficially closed in 1992 but the site still exists today under MoD supervision.

NARShttp://archive.is/SUsPI

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