History of Tanana FSS
Facilities and Services

Tanana, Alaska

 

4/30/43 SBRAZ-P-D commissioned. Range, voice facility and point-to-point commissioned. 
5/04/43 Weather reporting, point-to-point and 3105, 4495, 6120 kcs guard began on 24 hour basis.
5/27/43 Station location marker commissioned.
11/04/43 Circuit 305 commissioned.
12/15/45 Circuit E-47 guard discontinued.
12/16/45 FAA assumed weather observational program; hourlies only.
10/24/46 5672.5 kcs discontinued.
3/01/47 126.18 mcs commissioned.
9/01/49 Guard on 6210 kcs discontinued.
7/06/50 121.5 mc commissioned.
2/01/51 2748 kc and 5357.5 kc circuit 305 placed in standby status.
8/01/51 140.58 mc decommissioned. 135.0 and 135.9 commissioned.
5/03/52 VHF point-to-point extended to Tanana. Circuits 808,804, and 860F commissioned. 303X and 305 decommissioned.
11/12/52 Air/ground frequencies 122.2. 122.1 and 126.7 mc commissioned.
3/25/54 255.4 mc commissioned.
5/17/54 4062.5 kc decommissioned.
5/17/54 4055 kc commissioned.
3/08/57 255.4 and 243.0 mc commissioned.
10/15/57 135.0 mc decommissioned.
3/ /58 45.22 mc canceled.
3/14/58 Tie-in to White Alice point-to-point completed at TAL.
6/27/58 Circuit 9337 installed TAL/BEAR Creek awaiting tie in to Indian Mountain.
12/13/58 Circuit 9337-TM commissioned.
1/01/59 120.7 mc transmit commissioned.
1959  New equipment on 135.9 mc commissioned.
9/24/59 Installed receiver muting on 1790 kc and 4055 kc.
11/25/59 Circuit 9337T, receive-only commissioned.
4/28/60 Circuit 9337T decommissioned.
9/13/60 Permafrost equipment removed.
 

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