Altitude calibration of the Tromsø medium frequency radar
Although the Tromsø Medium Frequency Radar situated at Ramfjordmoen, Norway (69°N, 19°E) has been operating for over a quarter of a century, no definitive altitude calibration has ever been documented using independent measurements of the same atmosphere. Here we perform calibrations using the recently installed (November 2003) Nippon/Norway Tromsø Meteor Radar by identifying wind features in the same volume. We also perform an independent check using oscilloscope measurements supplemented by an acoustic delay line.
This publication is the inaugural report in the series Tromsø Geophysical Observatory Reports.
PublisherUniversity of Tromsø, Norway
CitationTromsø Geophysical Observatory Reports. No 1. 2004 , 13 pages
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