Radar Information
Radar name Wideumont Country 056 - Belgium
WSI code 0-20010-0-06482 Station operating status Operational
Supervising organization Institut Royal Météorologique Station Type Land (fixed)
Installation date 2022-09-01 Region of origin of data Europe
Latitude 49.9136 Longitude 5.5044
Elevation 535m Tower height 50
Owner name Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium Manufacturer Selex
Time zone Europe/Brussels Spatial extent Volume
Communication method Frequency Band C
Frequency 5640 Beam width 1.00
Peak power 400.0 Pulse width 1-2-3-4 0.80    2.00    0.00    0.00
Pulse repetation frequency min 600 Pulse repetation frequency max 1200
Signal processor GDRX-SP TX/RX type Magnetron    D
Polarization D Lowest & Highest angle 0.3    25.00
Task cycle time min 5.0 Task cycle time max 5.0
Minimum detectable signal of the receiver (DBM) 0 Minimum detectable signal of the receiver (DBZ) 0
Summer reflectivity [Z-R] 200    1.60 Status of Observation
Winter reflectivity [Z-R] 200    1.60 Sampling strategy
Other reflectivity [Z-R] 0    0.00 Instrument Status
Level Of Data Reference time
Schedule of international exchange 1
Local Web Url https://www.meteo.be/
Radar Data Exchange (Organizations)
Organization Name OPERA Data Format hdf5
Products Raw Composite Software
Radar Data Exchange (Bilateral)
Binary Format Binary Products
Radar Data Dissemination
Data Format hdf5 Products Raw, sri, vwp, max

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