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Location
Instrument name at BADC
Coordinates (lat, long, height)
Frequency
Height resolution (High/Low res.)
Height range
Links
Camborne
ukmo-radar-915mhz-1

50.13N, 5.19W, 88m
915 MHz
60 / 200m
0.3km to 8.0km
further information
South Uist
ukmo-radar-64mhz-1

57.35N, 7.37W, 4m
64.0 MHz
150 / 400m
1.0km to 13.0km
further information
Location
Instrument name at BADC
Coordinates (lat, long, height)
Frequency
Height resolution (High/Low res.)
Height range (High/Low res.)
Links
Dunkeswell
ukmo-radar-1290mhz-1

50.87N, 3.23W, 253m
1290 MHz,
100m / 400m
108m-2015m/ 253m-7937m
further information
Wattisham
ukmo-radar-1290mhz-2

52.70N, 0.058E, 87m
1290 MHz,
102m / 205m
239m-2060m/ 347m-8239m
further information
Location
Instrument name at BADC
Coordinates (lat, long, height)
Frequency
Height resolution (High/Low res.)
Height range (High/Low res.)
Links
Isle of Man (formerly at Aberystwyth and South Uist)
ukmo-radar-915mhz-2

54.06N, 4.37W, 55m
915.0 MHz
60 / 200m
0.3km to 8.0km
further information

Filenaming convention

The BADC file-naming convention for wind profiler data is :

Instrument_location_YYYYMMDD.txt
where:
Instrument is the instrument name in the table above
Location is the location of the observations, and
YYYYMMDD is the date on which measurements were made.

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