Details for Benchmark: JW1237
N 39° 47.708 W 079° 09.924 (NAD 83)
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)
- In SOMERSET county, PA View Original Datasheet
- SALISBURY ATT MICROWAVE
- Marker Type:
- microwave mast
- setting not listed - see description
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Documented History (by the NGS)
|01/01/1975 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
|DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1975 (WOM)
THE STATION, SALISBURY AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH MICROWAVE KGO-84, IS THE LIGHT ATOP A 4-LEGGED, SELF-SUPPORTING, STEEL MAST THAT IS ALTERNATELY PAINTED RED AND WHITE. THE STRUCTURE HAS AN OVERALL HEIGHT OF 185 FEET AND HAS SOME REFLECTORS NEAR THE TOP.
THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 8-1/2 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF MEYERSDALE, 6-1/2 MILES NORTH OF GRANTSVILLE AND 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF SALISBURY.
TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 219 AND STATE HIGHWAY 669 IN SALISBURY, GO WEST ON HIGHWAY 669 FOR 0.7 MILE TO A T-ROAD JUNCTION, WHERE HIGHWAY 669 TURNS LEFT. TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH AND NORTHWEST ON A PAVED ROAD FOR 1.7 MILES TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT IN THE VILLAGE OF ST PAUL. TURN LEFT AND GO WESTERLY ON A PAVED ROAD FOR 4.0 MILES TO THE SALISBURY ATT MICROWAVE AND NORTH WOLFROCK ROAD ON THE RIGHT. BEAR RIGHT AND GO NORTHERLY ON NORTH WOLFROCK ROAD, A GRAVELED ROAD FOR 1.1 MILES TO A CROSSROAD. TURN LEFT AND GO WEST ON A GRAVELED ROAD FOR 0.4 MILE TO THE DAVIS MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT TOWER AND THE STATION.
STATION MARK IS A STANDARD REFERENCE MARK DISK, STAMPED---NEGRO 1927 NO 3 1975---, CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN A 5 X 5 FOOT BOULDER, THAT PROJECTS 1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. IT IS 38.1 FEET WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST LEG OF THE LOOKOUT TOWER AND 20.0 FEET NORTH-NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF A SMALL WOODEN
- The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in April 1998.
- The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
- The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.