DEWLine Stations

Details and photos of individual DEWLine stations.


 

Note: Click on the “Geographic Place Name” in the DEWLine Site Table below for detailed information and photos (where available) on a specific site.

Acronyms:

  • DEW = DEWLine
  • DEW AUX = DEWLine Auxiliary Site
  • DEW “I” SITE = DEWLine Intermediate Site
  • DEW MAIN = DEWLine Main Site
  • DEW REAR COM = DEWLine Rearward Communication Site
  • NWS = North Warning System
  • NWS LRR = North Warning System, Long Range Radar Site
  • NWS SRR = North Warning System, Short Range Radar Site
  • NWS LSS = North Warning System, Logistic Support Site
  • N/A DEW = Not Applicable to the DEWLine
  • N/A NWS = Not Applicable to the North Warning System
  • LAT/LON = Latitude and Longitude)

NOTE: References marked with * are approximate or are of a geographic place with the same name.

DEWLINE SITE TABLE

DEW or NWS
SITE # and
LAT/LON
SITE TYPEGEOGRAPHICAL PLACE NAMEIMPORTANT DATES
**COB SITES*
COB 1
52 58 30N
168 51 20W
ALEUTIAN DEW LRR
N/A NWS.
NIKOLSKI ALASKADEW Ops ceased 30 Sept 69.
COB 2
53 58 28.81N
166 54 18.516W
ALEUTIAN DEW LRR
N/A NWS.
DRIFTWOOD BAY ALASKADEW Ops ceased 30 Sept 69.
COB 3
54 35 32N
164 52 34W
ALEUTIAN DEW LRR
N/A NWS.
CAPE SARICHEFDEW Ops ceased 30 Sept 69.
COB M
55 15 49N
162 53 08W
ALEUTIAN DEW LRR
N/A NWS
COLD BAY ALASKADEW Ops ceased 30 Sept 69.
COB 4
55 58 41N
160 30 01W
ALEUTIAN DEW LRR
N/A NWS.
PORT MOLLER ALASKA DEW Ops ceased 30 Sept 69.
COB 5
56 58 38N
158 39 09W
ALEUTIAN DEW LRR
N/A NWS.
PORT HEIDEN ALASKADEW Ops ceased 30 Sept 69. Converted to an AC&W radar station.
**REAR COMM SITES*
AGE-X
61 10 29 N
149 51 26 W
DEW REAR COM
N/A NWS
ANCHORAGE ALASKAOperations ceased 1963.
NEL-X
58 48 21N
122 41 38W
DEW REAR COM
N/A NWS
FORT NELSON BCOperations ceased 1963
WAT-X
56 27 00 N
111 02 00 W
DEW REAR COM
N/A NWS
WATERWAYS AB
(AKA Stoney Mountain)
Operations ceased 1964
BIR-X
56 30 20.34 N
94 12 48.76 W
DEW REAR COM
N/A NWS
BIRD MANITOBAOperations ceased 1963
**LIZ SITES*
LIZ-1
DEW "UNK" SITE
N/A NWS
CAPE LISBURNE ALASKANot a DEWLine site. Connected to the LIZ-2 via a troposcatter radio link.
LIZ-A
69.01.27N
163.51.26W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
CAPE SABINE ALASKA"I" site Operations ceased 1963.
LIZ-2
69 44 08N
163 00 59W
DEW AUX
NWS LRR
POINT LAY ALASKANWS Site established 89/90
site deactivated 1994
LIZ-B
70 17 16.96N
161 54 35.64W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
ICY CAPE ALASKA"I" site Operations ceased 1963
LIZ-3
70 36 32.65N
159 52 07.93W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
WAINWRIGHT ALASKANWS Site established 1994
DEW Operations ceased Apr 1995
LIZ-C
70 48 32 N
158 15 15W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
PEARD BAY ALASKA"I" site Operations ceased 1963.
**POW SITES*
POW-MAIN
71 19 38N
156 38 10W
DEW MAIN
NWS LRR
POINT BARROW ALASKANWS Site established 89/90
POW-A
71 03 26N
154 43 28W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
CAPE SIMPSON ALASKA"I" site Operations ceased 1963
POW-1
70 54 37N
153 14 23W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
LONELY ALASKADEW Operations ceased Oct 1990
NWS Site established 1994.
Closed 2007 due to soil erosion and budget concerns.
POW-B
70 34 31.22N
152 16 00.87W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
KOGRU ALASKA"I" site Operations ceased 1963
POW-2
70 29 54N
149 53 22W
DEW AUX
NWS LRR
OLIKTOK POINT ALASKA NWS Site established 89/90
POW-C
70 24 09N
148 40 38W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
POINT MCINTYRE ALASKA"I" site Operations ceased 1963
POW-3
70 10 31.23N
146.51.18.03W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
FLAXMAN ISLAND ALASKA
AKA BULLEN POINT
It is believed that DEW Operations ceased in 1971-72 when the new BAR-M to POW-2 communications link became operational.
NWS Site established 1994
POW-D
69 58 27N
144 50 15W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
BROWNLOW POINT ALASKA
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
**BAR SITES*
BAR-MAIN
70 07 49.5N
143 38 21W
DEW MAIN
NWS LRR
BARTER ISLAND ALASKANWS Site established 15 Nov 1990
BAR-A
69 53 09N
142 18 28W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
DEMARCATION BAY ALASKA
aka NUVAGAPAK POINT
"I" site Operation ceased 1963
BAR-1
69 35 53N
140 11 00W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
KOMAKUK BEACH YUKONDEW Operations ceased 04 Aug 1993
NWS Site established Oct 1990
BAR-B
69 19 49N
138 44 13W
DEW "I" SITE
NWS SRR
STOKES POINT YUKON
aka SITE 01.
"I" site operations ceased 1963
NWS Site established July 1991
BAR-2
68 55 23N
137 15 32W
DEW AUX
NWS LRR
SHINGLE POINT YUKON
aka SITE 02.
DEW Operations ceased June 1989
NWS Site established June 1989
BAR-C
69 00 10N
134 40 00W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
TUNUNUK CAMP NWT
aka SITE 03.
"I" site operations ceased 1963
BAR-3
69 26 35N
132 59 55W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
TUKTOYAKTUK NWT
aka SITE 04.
DEW Operations ceased 13 Sept 1993
NWS Site established Sept 1990
BAR-D
69 57 00N*
131 27 00W*
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
ATKINSON POINT NWT
aka SITE 05.
"I" site operations ceased 1963
BAR-4
69 55 38N
128 58 13W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
NICHOLSON PENNINSULA NWT
aka SITE 06.
DEW Operations ceased 09 Sept 1993
NWS Site established Oct 1990
BAR-E
70 00 59.02N
126 56 35.11W
DEW "I" SITE
NWS SRR
HORTON RIVER NWT
aka MALLOCH HILLS
aka SITE 07.
"I" site operations ceased 1963
NWS Site established June 1991
**PIN SITES*
PIN-MAIN
70 10 17N
124 43 30W
DEW MAIN
NWS LRR
CAPE PARRY NWT
aka SITE 08.
DEW Operations ceased Aug 1989
NWS Site established Aug 1989
PIN-A
69 48 53N*
122 42 46W*
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
PEARCE POINT NWT
aka SITE 09.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
PIN-1
69 34 37N
120 48 00W
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
CLINTON POINT NWT
aka SITE 10.
DEW Operations ceased 03 Sept 1993
PIN-B
69 12 21N*
118 38 22W*
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
CLIFTON POINT NUNAVUT
aka SITE 11.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
PIN-2
68 55 47N
116 55 45W
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
CAPE YOUNG NUNAVUT
aka SITE 12.
DEW Operations ceased 31 Aug 1993
PIN-C
68 46 55.00N*
114 50 01.27W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
BERNARD HARBOUR NUNAVUT
aka SITE 13.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
PIN-3
68 28 45N
113 13 32W
DEW AUX
NWS LRR
LADY FRANKLIN POINT NUNAVUT
aka SITE 14.
NWS Site established June 1989
DEW Operations ceased June 1989
PIN-D
68 35 38N*
111 07 00W*
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
ROSS POINT NUNAVUT
aka SITE 15.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
PIN-4
68 45 35N*
109 05 16W*
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
BYRON BAY NUNAVUT
aka SITE 16.
DEW Operations ceased 21 Aug 1993
PIN-E
69 03 44.02N
107 16 43.24W
DEW "I"SITE
N/A NWS
CAPE PEEL NUNAVUT
aka SITE 17.
"I SiteOperations ceased 1963
**CAM SITES*
CAM-MAIN
69 06 58.72N
105 07 08.83W
DEW MAIN
NWS LRR/LSS
CAMBRIDGE BAY NUNAVUT
aka SITE 18.
NWS Site established Sept 1989
DEW Operations ceased Sept 1989
CAM-A
68 47 591N
103 19 58W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
STURT POINT NUNAVUT
aka SITE 19.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
CAM-1
68 39 17N
101 45 00W
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
JENNY LIND ISLAND NUNAVUT
aka SITE 20.
DEW Operations ceased 1992
CAM-B
68 19 02.71N
100 04 09.15W
DEW "I" SITE
NWS SRR
HAT ISLAND NUNAVUT
aka SITE 21.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
NWS Site established Sept 1991
CAM-2
68 40 48.35N
97 48 38.84W
DEW AUX
NSW SRR
GLADMAN POINT NUNAVUT
aka SITE 22.
NWS Site established OCT 1990
DEW Operations ceased 1992
CAM-C
68 49 10N
95 17 25W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
MATHESON POINT NUNAVUT
aka SITE 23.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
CAM-3
68 47 34.94N
93 26 25.17W
DEW AUX
NWS LRR
SHEPHERD BAY NUNAVUT
aka SITE 24.
NWS Site established July 1989
DEW Operations ceased July 1989
CAM-D
68 35 41.34N
91 57 24.66W
DEW "I" SITE
NWS SRR
SIMPSON LAKE NUNAVUT
aka SITE 25.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
NWS Site established Sept 1991
CAM-4
68 26 13.06N
89 43 34.07W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
PELLY BAY NUNAVUT
aka SITE 26.
NWS Site established Sept 1991
DEW Operations ceased 1992
CAM-E
68 14 47N*
88 09 25W*
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
KEITH BAY NUNAVUT
aka SITE 27.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
CAM-5
68 18 16N
85 39 53W
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
MACKAR INLET NUNAVUT
aka SITE 28.
DEW Operations ceased 1992
CAM-F
68 33 08N
83 19 00W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
SCARPA LAKE NUNAVUT
aka SITE 29.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
**FOX SITES*
FOX.MAIN
68 45 39.30N
81 13 35.20W
DEW MAIN
NWS LRR/LSS
HALL BEACH NUNAVUT
aka SITE 30.
NWS Site established Sept 1989 DEW Operations ceased Sept 1989
FOX-1
69 04 01.79N
79 03 55.15W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
ROWLEY ISLAND NUNAVUT
aka SITE 31.
NWS Site established Aug 1991
FOX-A
69 13 26.23N
77 13 48.97W
DEW "I"SITE
NWS SRR
BRAY ISLAND NUNAVUT
aka SITE 32.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
NWS site established Aug 1991
FOX-2
68 53 56.24N
75 08 20.12W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
LONGSTAFF BLUFF NUNAVUT
aka SITE 33.
NWS Site established Nov 1990
DEW Operations ceased 1991
FOX-B
68 37 14N
73 12 58W
DEW "I" SITE
NWS SRR
NUDLUARDJUK LAKE NUNAVUT
aka WEST BAFFIN
aka SITE 34.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
NWS Site established Oct 1991
FOX-3
68 39 02.56N
71 13 58.93W
DEW AUX
NWS LRR
DEWAR LAKES NUNAVUT
aka SITE 35.
NWS Site established July 1989
DEW Operations ceased July 1989
FOX-C
68 43 53N*
68 35 15W*
DEW "I" SITE
N/A DEW
EKALUGAD NUNAVUT
aka SITE 36.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
FOX-4
68 28 21N
66 48 01W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
CAPE HOOPER NUNAVUT
aka SITE 37.
NWS Site established Dec 1990
DEW Operations ceased 1991
FOX-D
67 57 06.70N
64 54 35.70W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
KIVITOO NUNAVUT
aka SITE 38.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
FOX-5
67 32 07.49N
63 47 11.43W
DEW AUX
NWS SRR
BROUGHTON ISLAND NUNAVUT
aka QIKIQTARJUAQ
aka SITE 39
NWS Site established Dec 1990
DEW Operations ceased 1991
FOX-E
67 05 54N
62 08 12W
DEW "I" SITE
N/A NWS
DURBAN ISLAND NUNAVUT
aka SITE 40.
"I" site Operations ceased 1963
**DYE SITES*
DYE-MAIN
66 39 52.46N
61 21 21.53W
DEW MAIN
NWS LRR
CAPE DYER NUNAVUT
aka SITE 41.
NWS Site established Aug 1989
DEW Operations ceased Aug 1989
**DYE SITES
Greenland)
*
DYE-1
66 38 23N
52 52 22W
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
QAQQATOQAQ GREENLAND
near Sisimiut
Deactivated 1988
DYE-2
66 29 30N
46 18 19W
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
ICE CAP 1Deactivated 01 Oct 1988
DYE-3
65 10 57N
43 49 10W
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
ICE CAP 2Deactivated 1988
DYE-4
65 31 39.17N
37 09 34.55W
DEW AUX
N/A NWS
KULUSUK GREENLANDDeactivated 1991
**DYE SITE
Iceland)
*
DYE-5
64 2 7N
22 39 8W
LRR
N/A NWS
ROCKVILLE ICELAND
aka H1
.
**BAF SITES*
BAF-3
(RES-X-1)

63 20 20N
64 09 28W
DEW REAR COM
NWS LRR
BREVOORT ISLAND NUNAVUT
aka SITE 42.
NWS Site established Oct 1988
BAF-5
(RES-X)
61 35 47.95N
64 38 20.40W
DEW REAR COM
NWS SRR
RESOLUTION ISLAND NUNAVUTNWS Site established Sept 1991
Pinetree Operations ceased Nov 1961
**LAB SITES*