Radar Information
Radar name Polokwane Country 710 - South Africa
WSI code 0-21010-0-132 Station operating status Operational
Supervising organization South African Weather Service Station Type Land (fixed)
Installation date 2016-06-23 Region of origin of data Africa
Latitude -23.8936 Longitude 29.5056
Elevation 1396m Tower height 15
Owner name South African Weather Service Manufacturer EEC (Enterprise Electronics Corporation)
Time zone Africa/Johannesburg Spatial extent Volume
Communication method Frequency Band S
Frequency 2800 Beam width 1.00
Peak power Pulse width 1-2-3-4 2.00         
Pulse repetation frequency min 250 Pulse repetation frequency max 2400
Signal processor RDAS2000 TX/RX type Magnetron    A
Polarization S Lowest & Highest angle 0.5    47.00
Task cycle time min 2.0 Task cycle time max
Minimum detectable signal of the receiver (DBM) -110 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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