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BFG Lammersdorf/Roetgen

Last modified: 14 Jul 2020, submitted by: Joker
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Country: Germany    Region: NRW

Latitude: 50° 40' 0" N     Longitude: 6° 17' 13" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

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ACE High: stands for the Allied Command Europe hi-power communications link covering Europe from Norway to Turkey. ACE High was a NATO L-band troposcatter radio system in the 832.56 to 959.28 MHz band with an average transmitting power -depending of geographical locations- between 1 and 10 kilowatts. ACE High provided long range radio telephone/ telegraph/ teletype comms in NATOs chain of command over 200 channels. Each station had the equipment to multiplex the channels to contain up to 12 different calls each. Coverage went through these links:


Norway:
Senja (callsign NSEZ); Bod (NKLZ); Mosjen (NMOZ); Selbu (NSBZ); Srum (NSOZ); Stormyrheia (NSMZ) and Lysenuten (NLYZ)

UK:
Mossy Hill (UMSZ); Mormond Hill (UMOZ); Fylingdales (UBOZ); Stenigot (UBIZ) and Coldblow Lane (UMAZ)

Denmark:
Kollemorten (DTOZ)

W-Germany:
Tannenhausen (AEMZ); Lammersdorf (ALAZ); Bann (ABHZ) and Feldberg (AFEZ)

Belgium:
Mons (BCHZ) and Baraque de Fraiture (BFRZ)

France:
Berneuil (FFLZ); Rorhbach-ls-Bitche (FROZ); Mont Aot (FADZ); Pierre-sur-haute (FLYZ) and Mont Lachens (FNIZ)

Italy:
Monte del Giogo (IMXZ); Dosso dei Galli (IDGZ); Cavriana (IMBZ); Portogruaro (ICEZ); Monte Maggiore (ITLZ); Ischia (IICZ); Monte Manusco(IMMZ) and Monte Lauro (ICZZ)

Greece:
Ajos Elefthenios (GKFZ); Pentelikon (GPKZ); Ziros (GZIZ); Zagora (GPIZ); Mount Vitsi (GVIZ) and Maronia (GISZ)

Turkey:
Izmir (TBPZ); Kutahya (TKUZ); Gomu Koyu (TKYZ); Elemdag (TEDZ); Merzifon (TKJZ); Bolati Koyu (TPEZ); Pinarbasi (TPIZ); Diyarbakir (TDIZ) and Guveloglu (TDDZ)

Cyprus:
Cavo Greko (JCGZ)

This was former combined Lammersdorf/Roetgen ACE high secure comms troposcatter site (ALAZ) which was connected with Swingate (UK scatterline), BFG Krefeld (VHF1), RAF Wildenrath (VHF2 and LOS), BFG Hehn (LOS), BFG Rheindahlen (LOS), AFCENT Maastricht (LOS).

The site also hosted a USAr facility connected with RAF Bruggen/Ammo Storage (VHF) and Rassberg relay (VHF)
Site partially demolished 1997. Current status: unknown


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