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January 31, 2002
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June 26, 1948
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Approved For Rele se 2002/06/14: CIA-RDP82-00803RD 00140010- 26 -;tee194g TO 25X1 A Transfer of the station was planned with the objective of maintaining as nearly as possible complete coverage throughout the move, and on the basis that the Station was re for operation, ]with equipment previously tested, coarse 1, ications wit r Washington established, etc. The three important phase* to be coordinated in the move included transfer of personnel, coverage and equipment that order. 1. PERS a. Detailed schedules were worked out, copies of which are k`` attached, which provided for movement of personnel from each eectlov of the operation simultaneously. Assuming that one individual fro* each this data are attached. Through excellent cooperation of the Personnel and Travel Sections, travel orders were sate as flexible as possible to allow for emergency changes, end a book of Travel Requests was issued to the field station to facilitate the lve. of personal and household effects to be moved, etc. Copies of most of section could be absent on leave, such a group left 0 fajtonough in advance to report for duty at 0 on the opening data. Sii-lar groups followed successively, as soon as those traveling reported for duty and picked up previously assid coverage. b. Based on the attached change-over schedules, travel data required by Washington office was obtained and forwarded well in advan!o+~- of the move. This included number of dependents, method of travel, 06a 25X1A 25X1A c. Overtime necessary for :the entire transfer of operations was estimated, submitted to Washington ?iemd authorized before the move was begun. } 2. COTERA a. The change-over of shifts was planned for week-ends when coverage is lightest. The swing shift,.which includes heaviest coverage of Latin American and Russian material, was picked up in and dropped 25X1A in [~Ion a progressive busts; the other two shifts were picked up and entirety one week apart, allowing for travel time. b. Plans for splitting coverage were worked out in advance and individuals in each section concerned 'informed of the details. For ex- ample, Latin American coverage, both voice and press, was split up by 25X1 A areas: i.e. first monitor to report at Opicked up Rio and Peru; second, Buenos Aires; third, Bogota and Mexican voice; fourth, Chile, etc. 25X1 A Similarly, specific shows were assigned to monitors In the Russian section, until an entire shift could be picked up in 0 and closed out in I backstopped all =coverage for the first five nights as a 25X1A safety measure. Approved For Release 2002/06/14: CIA-RDP82-00803R000100140010-3 Approved For Release 2002/06/14: CIA-RDP82-00803R0 100140010-3 TRAR Of ITORING STATION - 2 25X1 A ui p ment from II supplementing that, already in- 25X1 A "to ],d at was moved four shipments; one priding activa- tion of two daring the move as coverage was dropped and equip- 25X1A ment could be released.. and a final shipment after monitoring operations ceased in 25X1A 25X1A b. Contracts covering et itiee at the station were not tereilitod until approximate] two weeks after monitoring operations ceased, tc"allow for complete di#*antling and removal of government property, After removal of technical equipment from the en tmNring quarters, a letter of clearance was obtained from ?federal C-ommikications Cammfesion attesting to the satisfactory condition of the premises. 25X1A Chief, West Coast mean Attachments INIB Approved For Release 2002/06/14: CIA-RDP82-00803R000100140010-3 Approved For ease 2002/06/14: CIA-RDP82-0080300100140010-3 Executive for Administration and Management Assistant Pi.rector for Operations 25X1 A C+letion of 2 . This office desires to express ap';areci. Lion to the adwin? a. tr::stive branches for their vtgocous and hearty oooperation to carry tug this project to successful. completion. L. St Brigadier General, USA PKE: brg/hbd Addresses - orig & 1 1. Monitoring operations were begun at the new FBIB Station on 25 April 19445. The etion will be in full aper on, 25X1 A and the will be aWletely deactivated, by 15 May 194P. Altho'ir? minor work still remains to be completed -t the project is regarded as essentially accomplished, Rot. Chief, FBIB-1 30 April 1948 25X1A Approved For Release 2002/06/14: CIA-RDP82-00803ROO0100140010-3