Navy COMMSTA Building Plans and Equipment Layout

NAVFACENGCOM  N62470-92-D-8965 "Navy Cold War Communication Context: Resources Associated with the Navy's Communication Program 1946-1989" (1997)
Survey of properties and facilities
Table of contents and pdf download

NAVELEX 0101,102 "Naval Shore Electronics Criteria: Naval Communications Station Design" (1971)
COMMSTA design manual
Table of contents and pdf download

NAVSHIPS 92675 "Handbook of Naval Shore Station Electronics Criteria"  (1956-60)
Table of contents and pdf downloads

Below are some selected interesting figures

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major comm station layout
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comm center functional and traffic flow diagram
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typical room layout for comm center
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communications system block diagram
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receiver building, basement floor plan
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receiver building, first floor  plan
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receiver building, third floor  plan
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receiver building, equipment  layout
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receiver site antenna layout
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receiving RF distribution system
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DC primary test board SB/471/FG
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AF Primary Test Board
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AF Patchboard SB-470/FG
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TTY Patchboard SB-467/FG
Guam - patch panel
Patchboards at NAVCOMMSTA Guam - Note AN/FCC-3 multiplexer in Rack #14 and TH-39/UGT keyer in Rack #15
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MDF - Main Distribution Frame - terminal blocks
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Relay Panel
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Microwave Relay System Block Diagram (used to communicate with Transmitter and Receiver sites)
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Fig 1-2 Transmitter building & antenna switchyard (Guam)
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Transmitter antenna switchyard (Guam)
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Fig 2-20 Transmitting Station
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2-50q - transmitter building design
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2-50s - transmitter building design
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2-50t - transmitter building design
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2-50u -  transmitter building design
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Quonset Pt. Transmitter Building (1940)
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NAVCOMMSTA Nea Makri - thanks to Mike Ellis
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