George M (N2XM)'S NDB IMAGES

~~ GALLERY SIX ~~

On this page you will find another fine collection of George's NDB images, which show various navaids and an associated automated weather reporting system.

This album contains pictures of two NDBs: OX-407 Ocean City MD and CGE-355 Cambridge MD, and also the Automated Weather Observing System which is co-sited with the NDB at Cambridge. Both of these arfields are located on the Delmarva Peninsula on eastern shore of the State of Maryland. 'CGE' - 355 kHz is at the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, which is located at position: 38.32-14N / 076.01-50W - [11 pictures], and 'OX' - 407.0 kHz at Ocean City, MD which is located at position: 38-21-45N / 075-11-51.52W - [3 pictures].

NOTE# All of the following pictures are copyright 'George M N2XM', and should not be re-produced with out first obtaining his permission - please ask us for his contact details if you should require them.




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OX 407.0 kHzOX on 407.0 kHz at Ocean City, MD:

'Landy', OX 407 Ocean City MD is located on private property access only by a long driveway from Friendship Road in Berlin, MD. (331.0kb)
OX 407.0 kHzOX on 407.0 kHz at Ocean City, MD:

View of the tower base of the Southern Avionics System. (368.0kb)
OX 407.0 kHzOX on 407.0 kHz at Ocean City, MD:

View to tower and top-hat spokes. (188.0kb)


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CGE 355 kHzCGE on 355 kHz at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

This NDB is sited at the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport off of Bucktown Rd in Cambridge, MD. (265.0kb)
CGE 355 kHzCGE on 355 kHz at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

A Southern Avionics 34 foot mast, S/N 7412 (read from label on cap on lower loading coil). (124.0kb)
CGE 355 kHzCGE on 355 kHz at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

The yellow cabinet holds a Southern Avionics Model PC1000C Antenna Coupler, S/N 953100103. Exterior to and immediately above the box is an additional base loading coil. See next picture. (247.0kb)
CGE 355 kHzCGE on 355 kHz at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

Closeup view of the additional base loading coil. (114.0kb)
CGE 355 kHzCGE on 355 kHz at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

Half-way up the mast is a center-loading coil. (89.9kb)
CGE 355 kHzCGE on 355 kHz at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

Closeup view of the wiring of the center-loading coil. (76.6kb)


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CGE AWOSAWS at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

A Vaisala (Finland) Automated Weather Observing System is located about 100 yards west of the CGE 355 mast. (190.0kb)
CGE AWOSAWS at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

View of the base of the Automated Weather Observing System. (222.0kb)
CGE AWOSAWS at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

One of the weather system sensors. (207.0kb)
CGE AWOSAWS at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

Another of the weather system sensors. (348.0kb)
CGE AWOSAWS at Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, MD:

View of the weather system tower. (130.0kb)


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We're very grateful to George for sharing this wonderful piece of NDB history with us, and if you have shots of your own that you would also like to see on display here in the NDB List Photo Gallery, we would love to hear from you too!



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