JATCRU MERSEY RADAR RAF HACK GREEN

We are indebted to Mike Hirst for this material on Hack Green. Hack Green was a military radar unit with a civil component that provided a radar service in the NW of England.

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Hack Green Type7 and S264 radars

HK1    Hack Green Type7 and S264 radars. there were also two type 14s, a high and a low.

Hack Green Type13 heightfinders

HK2    Hack Green Type13 heightfinders

Edge-lit display board

HK3     there is a description of how to use the edge lit board within the JATCRU Northern Radar Post contained in their procedures. Northern Radar replaced Mersey  Radar.

Northern Radar

Hack Green - annotated

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Mike has also recounted his experience of Hack Green and some of his subsequent career in ATS and related industrial careers if not in ATC.

Hack Green – 1966

and another photo from Barry Davidson

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Hack Green

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Ray Draper has sent in a whole batch of photos obtained on a visit to the museum at Hack Green

  

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