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Mobile Alabama X-band (MAX, dual polarization radar)
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Currently reserved for PlOWS, 1 Nov 2009 to 1 March 2010
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact Kevin Knupp at kevin@nsstc.uah.edu
Surface Remote
Dual polarization X-band radar with simultaneous transmit/receive capability; 240 kW peak power, 0.9 deg beamwidth
CONTACT
Kevin Knupp
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Cramer Hall, NSSTC 320 Sparkman Drive Huntsville, AL 35805
256-961-7762
kevin@nsstc.uah.edu
SECONDARY CONTACT
Dr. Walt Petersen
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Cramer Hall, NSSTC 320 Sparkman Drive Huntsville, AL 35805
256-961-7861
walt.petersen@msfc.nasa.gov
SPECIFICATIONS
Facility TypeMobile
LocationHuntsville, AL
Variablesreflectivity, velocity, differential reflectivity, linear depolarization, differential phase, co-polar correlation; suface parameters at 3.5 and 10 m (T, RH, p, wind, solar, rainfall)
Archive Data AvailabilityAvailable upon request
REMARKS
Past deployments - landfalling hurricanes (Aug-Sep 2008) - PlOWS pilot project (Feb-Mar 2009) - Lake Breeze Experiment (June 2008)
UPDATED ON
2 Oct 2009 08:05