Site Records

Site Name: RAF Sopley ('AVO') R3 GCI ROTOR Station

OS Grid Ref: SZ162978

RSG site visit 23rd May 2000

[Source: Nick Catford]



Sopley GCI Final - AA Liaison Officer and Searchlight Control room. The army officer is in telephone communication with the searchlight sites. Searchlights were sometimes instructed to engage a particular raid until contact had been made with the AI equipment on the fighters. When this happened the searchlights were extinguished.



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