Brora Y Station

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Brora Y Station was a Government listening station located South-east of Brora in Sutherland which operated between 1940 and 1986.

History

The building was built for the General Post Office and completed by 1939.[1] During the Second World War it operated as a Y-station collecting information for analysts at Bletchley Park.[1] Unlike other Y stations Brora did not close after the War but continued as a Cold War monitoring station under the aegis of Government Communications Headquarters until it closed in 1986.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Brora Radio Intercept Y Station Operations Building". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 13 December 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "How Cheltenham entered America's backyard". New Scientist. 5 April 1984. Retrieved 12 December 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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