Country: United Kingdom Region: Scotland
Locale: Mormond Hill
Latitude: 57° 36' 10" N Longitude: -3° 58' 10" E
Area use / Military Branches: Closed
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.
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