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Naval Radio Transmitter Facility Driver, VA
3657'N 7633'W

In 1993, the Naval Radio Transmitting Facility, Driver, VA, was designated for closure pursuant to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, Public Law 101-510, as amended. Operational closure occured in March 1994. NAVFACENGCOM took ownership on 17 November 1994. The reuse plan was approved by HUD on 23 September 1996. The approved reuse plan allocates approximately 208 acres to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; 239 acres to the Department of Interior, National Park Service, for a public benefit conveyance to the City of Suffolk; and 150 acres to the Department of Education for public benefit conveyances. Final disposal was by August 1999. The Coast Guard has replaced DGPS Broadcast site Cape Henry, VA with DGPS Broadcast site Driver, VA. The relocation was completed June 19, 1999. Driver, VA retains the same frequency and reference station identification numbers formerly assigned to Cape Henry, VA.


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