Dinter was selected by AMA Diversified Construction Group to serve as their Lead Design Firm, designing the electrical elements and managing the mechanical and structural engineering subconsultants, for the Infrastructure upgrades at the Antenna and Radome Facility at the USAF Annex Camp Parks Communication Annex, Dublin, California.
The scope of work for this phased design-build approach included demolition of an existing 9-meter antenna pad and adjacent Building 2010 radome and pedestal structure. The design and construction of the new antenna foundation and pedestal structure required a complex design with strict tolerance requirements to support the antenna and radome. The design also included upgrades to install electronic equipment for the antenna and upgraded HVAC system within the existing Building 2004.
Dinter designed data and power cables to and from Building 2004 and to and from the radome, exterior safety lighting, an electrical infrastructure to power the customer-installed antenna and radome equipment, including a new 45KVA electrical transformer and a new 125A 120/208V, 3 phase panel at the radome structure.
Infrastructure improvements to accommodate the computer and radome control equipment included power for the customer-installed equipment, a replacement Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) to support the electrical load of the new equipment, new circuits and receptacles within the Screen Room to support peripheral equipment (workstations, monitors, printers); and a ground system for the customer-provided radome lighting protection system, equipment grounding, and power fault currents.
Dinter would also like to acknowledge our subconsultants on this project. Thomas Lundin, Structural Solution Systems for Structural Engineering and Matt Myres, MMI Engineering for HVAC Design.
Notable facts: Camp Parks was established on November 26, 1942, having been named in honor of Rear Admiral Charles W. Parks, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), the World War I chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks.
Camp Parks has a primary mission of exercising the functions of command, training, security, administration, servicing and supply to all troop units, military activities and other governmental agencies assigned or attached.