Image File Naming Convention for Chilbolton Radar
This page contains information on the file naming convention of image files
for the Chilbolton radar. The files are of the form:
Where the cb denotes
the files are
from Chilbolton, yyddmm is the date string, hhmmss is
the time string, dd is the scan number, and xxx designates the plot type. More details on
each of the components of the file name are given below.
Components of filename
The six character date identifies the date of the observations in the
file. The date is in the format YYDDMM.
e.g. '991001' represents 10th January 1999
The six character time identifies the time of the scan in the
file. The date is in the format HHMMSS.
The scan number for the Chilbolton Radar.
Vertical Scan of the Radar.
'Horizontal' Scan of the Radar.