Datastream : 1290RWPWINDSPEC

1290-MHz Radar Wind Profiler/RASS (RWP1290): wind spectra

Active Dates
2007.03.19 - 2015.12.01

Measurement Categories
Aerosols, Cloud Properties

Originating Instrument
Radar Wind Profiler (RWP)


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Measurement Units Variable
Altitude above mean sea level m alt
Base time in Epoch seconds since 1970-1-1 0:00:00 0:00 base_time
Beam azimuth angle deg beam_azimuth ( time )
Beam elevation angle deg beam_elevation ( time )
Spectral bin number unitless bins ( bins )
Rx bandwidth switch code unitless bswitch ( time )
Delay time to first gate us dly ( time )
Array of heights for each sample time km height_t ( time, range_gate )
Interpulse period us ipp ( time )
North latitude degree_N lat
East longitude degree_E lon
Number of coherent samples per spectral point count ncoh ( time )
Number of valid heights count nheight ( time )
Number of individual spectra per average spectrum count nspc ( time )
Oblique FFT bandwidth m/s oband ( time )
Number of pulse code bits count pcbits ( time )
Pulse length ns plen ( time )
Pulse repetition frequency kHz prf ( time )
Height index index range_gate ( range_gate )
Height of center of first range gate km rgf ( time )
Height of center of last range gate km rgl ( time )
Range gate spacing m rgs ( time )
Sampling rate MHz sampr ( time )
Individual spectrum integration time s sitime ( time )
Spectral data V^2 spc_amp ( time, range_gate, bins )
Average time per average spectra. Also know as dwell. s spcavetime ( time )
Time domain integration time ms tditime ( time )
Time offset from midnight time ( time )
Time offset from base_time time_offset ( time )
Vertical FFT bandwidth m/s vband ( time )
Radial velocity spectral resolution m/s vsr ( time )


ARM Mobile Facility
FKBM1 Browse DataBlack Forest, Germany retired
GRWM1 Browse DataGraciosa Island, Azores, Portugal retired
HFEM1 Browse DataShouxian, Anhui, China retired
MAOM1 Browse DataManacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil; AMF1
PGHM1 Browse DataARIES Observatory, Nainital, Uttarkhand, India; AMF1 retired
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location


Richard Coulter
Argonne National Laboratory
(630) 252-5833

Paytsar Muradyan
Argonne National Laboratory

Timothy Martin
Argonne National Laboratory
(630) 252-8708