VHF/DF AND RADAR SITES
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2

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Ash Island RAAF Radar Station

Moongobulla RAAF High Frequency Direction Finding Station
(north of Townsville)

Possible Stafford Radar Station
126 R.I. Co. (US)

Staff Barracks for
No. 23 Radar Station RAAF
(Margaret Marr Memorial Home for Boys, Tingal Road, Wynnum)
Strathpine RAAF
VHF/DF Homing Station
near Bells Pocket Road, Strathpine
US Radar Station, Paluma, Queensland

US Radar Station, Ayr

 

 

 

RAAF RADAR STATIONS

History of RAAF Radar Units
in Australia during WW2

Radar/Radio Huts at Robe in South Australia

Shepherd's Hill Radar

No. 7 Radar Station
Parafield, SA
Wedge Island, SA
No. 10 Radar Station
Victor Harbour, SA
Yankalilla, SA
No. 13 Radar Station
Cape Otway, VIC
No.14 Radar Station
Wilson's Promontory, VIC
No. 15 Radar Station
Laverton, VIC
Netung, VIC
No. 16 Radar Station
Gabo Island, VIC
No. 17 Radar Station
Moruya, NSW
No. 18 Radar Station
Kiama, NSW
No. 19 Radar Station
Bombi, NSW
No. 20 Radar Station
Nelsons's Bay, NSW
No. 23 Radar Station
Lytton, QLD
No. 24 Radar Station
Sandgate, QLD
Caloundra, QLD
No. 25 Radar Station
(became No. 167)
Mascot, NSW
Bundaberg, QLD

Sandy Cape, QLD
No. 26 Radar Station
Cape Cleveland, QLD
No. 27 Radar Station
Townsville, QLD
Dunk Island, QLD
No. 28 Radar Station
Cairns, QLD
Fitzroy Island, QLD
No. 29 Radar Station
Port Morseby, NG
No. 31 Radar Station
(became No. 310)
Darwin, NT

Point Charles, NT
Fenton, NT
Exmouth Gulf
No. 32 Radar Station
Fremantle, WA
Rottnest Island, WA
No. 33 Radar Station
Pearce, WA
Cappe Naturaliste, WA
No. 35 Radar Station
Subiaco, WA
Albany, WA
No. 36 Radar Station
Thursday Island, QLD
Hammond Island, QLD
Horne Island, QLD
No. 37 Radar Station
Port Moresby, NG
Fall River, NG
No. 38 Radar Station
Darwin, NT
Bathurst Island, NT
No. 39 Radar Station
Darwin, NT
Port Keats, NT
No. 40 Radar Station
Merauke, Dutch NG
No. 42 Radar Station
(became No. 55)
Mascot, NSW
Bowen, QLD
No. 43 Radar Station
Townsville, QLD
Portland Roads, QLD
No. 44 Radar Station
(became No. 56)
Townsville, QLD
Cooktown, QLD
No. 45 Radar Station
Cloncurry, QLD
Townsville, QLD
Stanley Island, QLD
Richmond, NSW
No. 46 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Cape Don, NT
No. 47 Radar Station
Pearce, WA
Gin Gin, WA

Kalamunda, WA
Geraldton, WA
No. 48 Radar Station
Subiaco, WA
Jurian Bay, WA
No. 49 Radar Station
Sandgate, QLD
Point Lookout, QLD
No. 50 Radar Station
Townsville, QLD
Dobodura, NG
Tsili Tsili, NG
Ainami, NG
Tadji, NG
No. 51 Radar Station
Sandgate, QLD
Coolangatta, QLD
No. 52 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Townsville, QLD
Muttee Head, QLD
No. 53 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Mount Surprise, QLD
Pitt Town, NSW
No. 54 Radar Station
Collaroy, NSW
(was No. 101)
No. 55 Radar Station
(was No. 44)
Bowen, QLD
No. 56 Radar Station
Cooktown, QLD
(was No. 44)
No. 57 Radar Station
(was No. 104)
Townsville, QLD
No. 58 Radar Station
Camden, NSW
Mascot, NSW
Paluma, QLD
No. 59 Radar Station
Lee Point, NT
No. 60 Radar Station
59 Mile, NT
Cape Van Diemen, NT
No. 61 Radar Station
(was No. 307)
Perron Island, NT
No. 101 Radar Station
Sydney, NSW
Collaroy, NSW
(became No. 54)
No. 102 Radar Station
Coolangatta, QLD
No. 103 Radar Station
Dulwich (Dunwich?), QLD
No. 104 Radar Station
(became No. 57)
Townsville, QLD
No. 105 Radar Station
Point Charles, NT
No. 107 Radar Station
Cloncurry, QLD
No. 108 Radar Station
Cloncurry, QLD
No, 109 Radar Station
Darwin, NT
No. 131 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Kogarah, NSW
Kyeemagh, NSW
Ash Island, NSW
No. 132 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Darwin, NT
No. 134 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Maroubra, NSW
Beverley Hills, NSW
No. 135 Radar Station
Sandgate, QLD
Pinkenba, QLD
No. 136 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Bunnerong Park, NSW
Alligator River, QLD
No. 138 Radar Station
Croydon, NSW
Townsville, QLD
Port Morseby, NG
Dobodura, NG
No. 144 Radar Station
Subiaco, WA
Cannington, WA
No. 150 Radar Station
Laverton, VIC
Darwin, NT
Adelaide River, NT
Barrimah (or Berrimah?), NT
No. 151 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Townsville, QLD
Cairns, QLD
Merauke, Dutch NG
No. 152 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Sydney, NSW
Finschhafen, NG
Tadji, NG
No. 153 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Sydney, NSW
Port Morseby, NG
Finshhafen, NG
Memote, Admiralty Islands
No. 154 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Anjo, WA
Truscott, WA
No. 155 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Ash Island, NSW
Perth, WA,
Fremantle, WA
Exmouth Gulf, WA
No. 161 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Adelaide River, NT
Anjo, NT
58 Mile, NT
Sattler, NT
Morotai
No. 162 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Bankstown, NSW
Knuckeys Lagoon, NT
Morotai
No. 163 Radar Station
(Training Group)
Richmond, NSW
Sandgate, QLD
Melbourne, VIC
Morotai
Labuan, Borneo
Lutong, Borneo
Bankstown, NSW
No. 164 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Bankstown, NSW
Bargo, NSW
Menangle, NSW
No. 165 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Pitt Town, NSW
Bargo, NSW
Quakers Hill, NSW
No. 166 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Pitt Town, NSW
Castlereagh, NSW
Sandgate, QLD
Morotai
Labuan, Borneo
No. 167 Radar Station
(was No. 25)
Pitt Town, NSW

Strathpine, QLD
Morotai
Tarakan, Borneo

Deniliquin, NSW
No. 168 Radar Station
Pitt Town, NSW
Strathpine, QLD
Morotai
Tarakan, Borneo
No. 169 Radar Station
Pitt Town, NSW
Marsden Park, NSW
No. 170 Radar Station
Pitt Town, NSW
Marsden Park, NSW
No. 207 Radar Station
Croydon, NSW
Lilli Pilli, NSW
No. 208 Radar Station
Swansea, NSW
No. 209 Radar Station
Sandgate, QLD
Benowa, QLD
No. 210 Radar Station
Sandgate, QLD
Toorbul, QLD
No. 211 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Home Hill, QLD
No. 220 Radar Station
Camden, NSW
Mascot, NSW
Tolga, QLD
No. 224 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Southport Rd., Darwin, NT
No. 227 Radar Station
Subiaco, WA
Yancep, WA
No. 228 Radar Station
Subiaco, WA
Rockingham, WA
No. 251 Radar Station
Collaroy, NSW
No. 257 Radar Station
Collaroy, NSW
Darwin, NT
No. 301 Radar Station
Townsville, QLD
New Guniea
Richmond, NSW
Finschhafen, NG
Saidor, NG
No. 302 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Darwin, NT
Morotai
Balikpapan, Borneo
No. 303 Radar Station
Townsville, QLD
McLaren Harbour, NG
Forduma II, NG
Boirama Island, NG
Milne Bay, NG
Meineiara Island, NG
Port Morseby, NG
No. 304 Radar Station
Townsville
Port Moresby, NG
Normandy Island, NG
Milne Bay, NG
Hood Point, NG
No. 305 Radar Station
Townsville, QLD
Port Moresby, NG

Goodenough, NG
Kiriwina, NG
Milne Bay, NG
No. 306 Radar Station
Townsville, QLD
Port Moresby, NG
Bulolo, NG
No. 307 Radar Station
(became No. 61)
Mascot, NSW

Darwin, NT
Perron Island, NT
No. 308 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Darwin, NT
Batchelor, NT
Millingimbi, NT
Pitt Town, NSW
Strathpine, QLD
Morotai
Tarakan, Borneo
Deniliquin, NSW
No. 309 Radar Station
Mascot, Darwin, NT
Fenton, NT
Goulburn Island, NT
Marsden Park, NSW
Strathpine, QLD
Morotai
Tarakan, Borneo
Deniliquin, NSW
No. 310 Radar Station
(was No. 31)
Exmouth Gulf, WA

Sattler, NT
Darwin, NT
Morotai
No. 311 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Horn Island, QLD
Archer Bay, QLD
Garbutt, QLD
Green Island, QLD
Jacquinot Bay, NB
No. 312 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Horn Island, QLD
Wessel Island, NT
Marsden Park, NSW
Strathpine, QLD
Morotai
Tarakan, Borneo
Deniliquin, NSW
No. 313 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Horn Island, QLD
Mornington Island, QLD
Townsville, QLD
Green Island, QLD
Jacquinot Bay, NB
No. 314 Radar Station
Onslow, WA
Perth, WA
No. 315 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Cape Ward Hunt, NG
Milne Bay, NG
Middleburg Island, NG
Richmond, NSW
No. 316 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Merauke, NG
Kombies, NG
Morotai
Labuan, Borneo
Bankstown, NSW
No. 317 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Old Drysdale, WA
Sir Graham Moore Island
No. 318 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Batchelor, NT
Cape Don, NT
Cape Van Diemen, NT
Richmond, NSW
No. 319 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Fenton, NT
Drysdale, WA
Anjo, WA
Truscott, WA
No. 320 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Mitchell River, QLD
Townsville, QLD
Bougainville, NB
No. 321 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Adelaide River, NT
Millingimbi, NT
Yirrkala, NT
No. 322 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Tanahnerah, Dutch NG
Pitt Town, NSW
No. 323 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Boepel, NG
Mappi Post, NG
Castlereagh, NSW
Archerfield, QLD
Maura Island, Borneo
Brooketown, Borneo
Bankstown, NSW
No. 324 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Noonkanabah, WA
Yampi Sound, WA
Guildford, WA
Castlereagh, NSW
Archerfield, QLD
Morotai
Labuan, Borneo
Papen Island, Borneo
Bankstown, NSW
No. 325 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Corunna Downs, WA
Guildford, WA
Castlereagh, NSW
Archerfield, QLD
Morotai
Labuan, Borneo
Luting, Borneo
Kiri, Borneo
No. 326 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Broome, WA
Cape Laveque, WA
No. 327 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Broome, WA
No. 328 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Red Hill, WA
Port Hedland, WA
No. 336 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Port Moresby, NG
Kiriwina, NG
Safon, NG
Oro Bay, NG
No. 337 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Port Moresby, NG
Sia Island, NG
Los Negros, Admiralty Islands
Richmond, NSW
No. 338 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Mascot, NSW
Port Moresby, NG
Long Island, NG
Madang, NG
No. 339 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Port Moresby, NG
Yule Island, NG
No. 340 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Port Morseby, NG
Finschhafen, NG
Bat Island, NG
Los Negros, Admiralty Islands
Aitape, NG
Tadji, NG
No. 341 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Mulgrave Island, NG
Richmond, NSW
Pitt Town, NSW
No. 342 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Mount Spec, QLD
Townsville, QLD
Castlereagh, NSW
Archerfield, QLD
Morotai
Labuan, Bornneo
No. 343 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
Townsville, QLD
Mount Spec, QLD
Sattler, NT
Morotai
Balikpapan, Borneo
No. 344 Radar Station
Mascot, NSW
58 Mile, NT
West Montilecit Island, WA
Richmond, NSW
No. 345 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Finschhafen, NG
Los Negros, Admiralty Islands
Bipi Island, Admiralty Islands
Harengan Island, Admiralty Islands
Richmond, NSW
No. 346 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Finschhafen, NG
Salamai, Admiralty Islands
Bundralis, Admiralty Islands
Los Negros, Admiralty Islands
Madang, NG
No. 347 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Milne Bay, NG
Port Moresby, NG
Finschhafen, NG
Los Negros, Admiralty Islands
No. 348 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Port Moresby, NG
Tumbo Island, NG
Tadji, NG
Hollandia, NG
Madang, NG
No. 349 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Finschhafen, NG
Hansa Bay, NG
No. 350 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Finschhafen, NG
Biak, Borneo
No. 351 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Darwin, NT
Morotai
Balikpapan, Borneo
No. 352 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Sattler, NT
Darwin, NT
Morotai
No. 354 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Bankstown, NSW
Bargo, NSW
Strathpine, QLD
Morotai
Tarakan, Borneo
No. 355 Radar Station
Richmond, NSW
Dapto, NSW
Strathpine, QLD
Morotai
Tarakan, Borneo
Sadu Island, Borneo

 

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