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US Joint Chiefs of Staff/Air Force Global High Frequency System

By Larry Van Horn, Assistant Editor
Monitoring Times magazine

H24: ContinuousS: Summer (April-September)W: Winter (October-March)Freq    GHFS            Operating Times (UTC)(kHz)   Station4724    Andersen        (S 1300-2000, W 1200-2030)        Andrews (S 0430-0930, W 0200-1230)        Croughton       (S 2230-0400, W 1800-0800)        Elmendorf       (S 1000-1300, W 0230-1900)        Hickam  (S 0900-1600, W 0800-1700)        Incirlik        (H24)        McClellan       (S 0730-1300, W 0500-1530)        Offutt          (S 0600-1100, W 0300-1400)        Salinas (S 0300-1000, W 0200-1100)        Thule           (W only H24)        Yokota  (S 1200-1930, W 0930-2200)6712    Andrews (S 0230-0930, W2400-1230)        Croughton       (S 2230-0400, W 1800-0800)6739    Andersen        (S 1100-2000, W 1000-2030)        Ascension       (1900-2400)        Elmendorf       (S 0800-1400, W 0030-2130)        Hickam  (S 0700-1600, W 0600-1700)        Incirlik        (H24)        McClellan       (S 0530-1300, S 0300-1530)        Offutt          (S 0400-1100, W 0100-1400)        Salinas (S 0100-1000, W 2400-1100)        Thule           (W only H24)        Yokota  (S 1000-2130, W 0730-2400)8968    This frequency has been removed from GHFS service8992    Andersen        (H24)        Andrews (H24)        Ascension       (H24)        Croughton       (H24)        Elmendorf       (H24)        Hickam  (H24)        McClellan       (H24)        Offutt          (H24)        Salinas (H24)        Thule           (H24)        Yokota  (H24)10780   AF Eastern Test Range (Backup for Ascension)        Antigua        Ascension        Cape Canaveral        Maui11175   Andersen        (H24)        Andrews (H24)        Ascension       (H24)        Croughton       (H24)        Elmendorf       (H24)        Hickam  (H24)        Incirlik        (H24)        McClellan       (H24)        Offutt          (H24)        Salinas (H24)        Thule           (H24)        Yokota  (H24)13200   Andersen        (S 2000-1300, W 2030-1200)        Andrews (S 0930-0430, W 1230-2400)        Croughton       (S 0400-2230, W 0800-1800)        Elmendorf       (S 1300-1000, W 1900-0230)        Hickam  (S 1600-0900, W 1700-0800)        McClellan       (S 1300-0730, W 1530-0500)        Offutt          (S 1100-0600, W 1400-0300)        Salinas (S 1000-0300, W 1100-0200)        Thule           (H24)        Yokota  (S 1930-1200, W 2200-0930)15016   Andersen        (S 2000-1100, W 2030-1000)        Andrews (S 0930-0230, W 1230-2400)        Ascension       (0700-1900)        Croughton       (S 0400-2230, W 0800-1800)        Elmendorf       (S 1400-0800, W 2130-0030)        Hickam  (S 1600-0700, W 1700-0600)        Incirlik        (H24)        Lajes           (H24)        McClellan       (S 1300-0530, W 1530-0300)        Offutt          (S 1100-0400, W 1400-0100)        Salinas (S 1000-0100, W 1100-2400)        Thule           (S only H24)        Yokota  (S 2130-1000, W 2400-0730)17976   This frequency has been removed from GHFS serviceGHFS Ground StationsANDERSEN                Andersen AFB, Guam, near AganaANDREWS         Andrews AFB, Camp Springs, Maryland, near Washington, DCASCENSION               Ascension Island Auxiliary Air Base, Ascension Island (1)CROUGHTON       Croughton Air Base, England, United KingdomELMENDORF       Elmendorf AFB, Alaska, near AnchorageHICKAM          Hickam AFB, Hawaii, near Honolulu/Pearl HarborINCIRLIK                Incirlik AB, TurkeyLAJES           Lajes Air Base, Azores (2)McCLELLAN       McClellan AFB,  near Sacramento (3)OFFUTT          Offutt AFB,  near OmahaSALINAS         Salinas, Puerto Rico (this is a remote only control by Andrews)THULE           Thule Air Base, GreenlandYOKOTA          Yokota Air Base, JapanNotes:1.      Ascension AAB is located in the South Atlantic Ocean2.      Lajes AB is located in the North Atlantic Ocean3.      McClellan AFB, in northern California, is slated for closure. Therefore the station         has begun to appear as "West Coast" and "Sacramento" in plans.

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