Radar Information
Radar name Vars Country 250 - France
WSI code 0-20010-0-07714 Station operating status Operational
Supervising organization Météo-France Station Type Land (fixed)
Installation date 2013-01-01 Region of origin of data Europe
Latitude 44.5875 Longitude 6.6531
Elevation 2575m Tower height 6
Owner name Météo-France Manufacturer Selex
Time zone Europe/Paris Spatial extent Volume
Communication method Frequency Band X
Frequency 9474 Beam width 1.28
Peak power 37.5 Pulse width 1-2-3-4 2.00         
Pulse repetation frequency min 438 Pulse repetation frequency max 500
Signal processor Castor2 TX/RX type Magnetron    D
Polarization D Lowest & Highest angle 0.5    15.00
Task cycle time min 5.0 Task cycle time max 15.0
Minimum detectable signal of the receiver (DBM) Minimum detectable signal of the receiver (DBZ)
Summer reflectivity [Z-R] 200    1.60 Status of Observation
Winter reflectivity [Z-R] 200    1.60 Sampling strategy continuous
Other reflectivity [Z-R]    Instrument Status
Level Of Data Reference time
Schedule of international exchange 0
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Binary Format Binary Products
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