Penhold, AB

Site #:

C-54

AC&W #:

43 Radar Squadron (RCAF)

Callsign:

 

Construction Dates:

Start:

14 August 1961

 

End:

Late 1963

Operational Date:

February 1964

SAGE Operational:

February 1964

Radar Equipment:

Search:

FPS-27

 

Height:

FPS-26, FPS-507A, FPS-6X

Closure Date:

1 August 1986

PENHOLD

Construction Costs

Serial

Description

Cost

2

Clearing, Grubbing & Rough Grading

$49,000

3

Roads, Walks & Parking

31,000

4

Fencing

42,000

5

Water Supply & Distribution & Storage

98,400

6

Sanitary Sewer, Collection & Treatment Plant

24,300

7

Combined Heating & Diesel Plant

600,000

8

Underground Heating Distribution

25,000

9

Electrical Distribution, Fire Alarm and Electrical Lighting System

65,000

10

Two Gate Houses

5,000

11

FPS-26 Height Finder Tower

300,000

12

FPS-6 Height Finder Tower (foundations only – Technical equipment and tower from US sources)

20,000

13

FPS-7 Search Radar Tower

800,000

14

Telephone Building

134,000

15

SAGE Annex Building

180,000

16

Ground to Air Transmitter and Receiver Building including Antenna Foundations

130,000

17

Grading and Landscaping

25,000

 

TOTAL

$2,528,700

 

 

 

 

 

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