Rocksprings FAA Radar Site
Rocksprings FAA Radar Site (1996-Active) - A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Long Range Radar (LLR) site first established crca 1996 near Rocksprings, Edwards County, Texas. The site is used to identify and track military and civilian aircraft movements within a 200-mile+ radius and to provide air-ground radio communication with those aircraft. Assigned a JSS ID of J-25A and an FAA ID of ZRSG. Active FAA Radar Site.
This site became an FAA radar site in 1996, furnishing radar track data to the FAA ARTCC's and to USAF Direction Centers using an ARSR-4 search radar.
The radar site data is now available to the USAF/NORAD Battle Control System-Fixed (BCS-F) operations centers (EADS & WADS) as well as the FAA Houston ARTCC (ZHU) and adjacent ARTCCs. Other federal agencies have access to the data under the Homeland Security umbrella.