Historic California Posts, Camps, Stations and Airfields
Mount Vaca Radio Relay Station
Mount Vaca Radio Relay Station circa 16 January 1967
US Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District History (1993)

In 1952, the U.S. Government acquired 37.11 fee acres and 1.54 easement acres by negotiation from McClatchy Broadcasting Company. Total acreage acquired for the subject site was 38.65.
The site was known as Mt. Vaca Radio Relay Station (Supplementary to Sixth Army Radio Receiving Station, Middletown, CA). The site was situated in Napa and Solano Counties, nine miles north of Fairfield, CA. The site was used as a radio relay station by the Army. Improvements include a concrete block building, a metal-sided building, two antenna towers, and an underground storage tank.
On 29 February 1968, 0.21 acre was quitclaimed to the State of California with no recapture provisions. On 1 July 1968, 38.44 acres were transferred to the Department of the Navy.
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