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LORAN STATION NOMAIKE

Station Information

Site Survey: 1952 - Summerfield site survey
 
Construction Date Summer 1952
 
Constructed by:
 
Established: DEC 1952
 
Disestablished: MAR 1977
 
Operated by: USCG 1952 - 1964

Station code name: ELMO 5; O'HEARA; SUMMERFIELD

Station Unit Identifier:

 
Station Address: APO 929 Box 150

Personnel Allowance: JAN 1953 - 1 Officer; 12 Enlisted
< DEC 1953 - 1 Officer; 10 Enlisted

Miscellaneous: 16 DEC 1951 - 27 JUL 1954 Koran War Service Medal awarded to station personnel.

1952 - 1954 Loran Station located on a U.S. Air Force site

01 JUL 1964 Station and operations transferred to Japan.

Commanding Officers 1952 - 1953 LTJG Jasper Speare
1953 - 1954
1955 - 1956
1956 - 1957 LTJG Adrian L. Lonsdale (? - NOV)
1957 - 1958 LTJG Wayne C. Stansill (NOV - NOV)
1958 - 1959 LTJG George P. Asche (NOV - NOV)
1959 - 1960 LTJG William J. Brogdon (NOV - ?)
1960 - 1961 LTJG Parker
1961 - 1962 LTJG Harvey R. Little
1962 - 1963 LTJG Keith P. Pensom
1963 - 1964 LTJG Peter L. Collom

Station Operations

LORAN-A

31 24 55.13 N - 130 07 20.66 E (1952 Site Survey)
31 24 52.06 N - 130 06 45.13E (1952 Summerfield Survey)
31 25 06.58 N - 130 07 11.72 E (1960 Mercury Datam)

Chain: JAPANESE WEST COAST
 
Station Letter designation: 2S6, 2S7 "N"

Radio Call Sign:  
 
Operational date: 25 JAN 1953
 
Operations Ceased: USCG - 1964
JAPAN - 10 MAR 1977

Station Operation: Double MASTER (DM)
 
Station pair:
Loran Rate:
Baseline:

Station pair:
Loran Rate:
Baseline:

Station pair:
Loran Rate:
Baseline:

Station pair:
Loran Rate:
Baseline:

NOMAIKE (M) - PUSAN (S)
4H3, 2H3


NOMAIKE (M) - ICHI BANARE (S)
4H4, 2H4


NOMAIKE (M) - TUSUHIMA (S)
2S6


NOMAIKE (M) - GESASHI (S)
2S7
On-air testing date:
 
On-Air: 4H3 - 251200Z JAN 1953
4H4 - 251200Z JAN 1953
2H3 - 01 MAY 1953 - Change of Rate
2H4 - 01 MAY 1953 - Change of Rate
2S6 - 01 JUL 1964 - Chain reconfiguration
2S7 - 01 JUL 1964 - Chain reconfiguration
 
Off-Air 4H3 - 01 MAY 1953 - in compliance with international agreements
4H4 - 01 MAY 1953 - in compliance with international agreements
2H3 - 01 JUL 1964 - Chain reconfiguration
2H4 - 01 JUL 1964 - Chain reconfiguration
2S6 - 10 MAR 1977 - Service termination
2S7 - 10 MAR 1977 - Service termination
 
Equipment: < 1964 UE-1 Timer

Fred's Place Reunion Hall: OLD NEW

Awards:

Koran War Service

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Coast Guard Restricted Duty Ribbon

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Pictures:

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Detachment 11 - CG Loran Station