Cape town

Radar Information
Radar name Cape town Country 710 - South Africa
WSI code 0-21010-0-144 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 -34.0542 Longitude 18.3853
Elevation 905m Tower height 15
Owner name South African Weather Service Manufacturer Selex
Time zone Africa/Johannesburg Spatial extent Volume
Communication method Frequency Band C
Frequency 5600 Beam width 1.00
Peak power Pulse width 1-2-3-4 0.50    0.85    2.00   
Pulse repetation frequency min 250 Pulse repetation frequency max 2400
Signal processor GDRX TX/RX type Magnetron    D
Polarization D Lowest & Highest angle   
Task cycle time min Task cycle time max
Minimum detectable signal of the receiver (DBM) -120 Minimum detectable signal of the receiver (DBZ)
Summer reflectivity [Z-R]    Status of Observation
Winter reflectivity [Z-R]    Sampling strategy continuous
Other reflectivity [Z-R]    Instrument Status
Level Of Data Reference time
Schedule of international exchange 0
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Radar Data Exchange (Bilateral)
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