Country: Canada Region: British Columbia
Latitude: 54° 1' 40" N Longitude: -133° 56' 6" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
54° 1'40"N 132° 3'55"W Former CFS Masset
Naval Radio Station Masset (1943 - 1968) established 1942 as Naval Radio Station (NRS) Masset and activated in 1943. Used as a hi-freq direction finding (HFDF) intercept station and a relay station for ship-shore communications. After WW2 closed and reactivated in 1951 becoming part of the military's SUPRAD (supplementary radio) system
Then Canadian Forces Station Masset (1968 - 1997). Reassigned following unification of the Canadian Forces in 1968.In 1971, a Wullenweber AN/FRD-10 antenna http://www.troywoodintarsia.com/cfsm/ops.jpg was built as part of a larger shore-based HFDF system to locate and classify enemy ships (Project Clarinet Bullseye]). The FRD-10 at CFS Masset remained in use after the end of the project.
Currently CFS Leitrim Detachment Masset (1997 - ). The equipment at the facility is operated remotely from Leitrim to gather signals intelligence for the Canadian Forces Intelligence Branch and the Communications Security Establishment. (See: CFS Leitrim)
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