X-Band only operations begin for the FROST 20hr project: 19 December 2012
The initial installation of the X-band only feed horn took place on 17 December 2012 following the removal of the dual-wavelength feed. Test data was collected during a widespread snow event on 18 - 19 December.
Dual wavelength operations resume (July 5, 2012)
Dual wavelength (S- and X-band) operations have resumed after the completion of the DC3 project.
Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) Field Campaign (May 1 - June 30, 2012)Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) Field Campaign from May 1 to June 30. The events calendar will be updated to indicate specific data collection days.
Dual frequency Operations: January 2012
The Dual-frequency feed horn was installed on the CSU-CHILL antenna, and initial data collections were conducted to test the installation. Data from the X-band system is compared against the S-band system here.
Dual frequency feed horn arrives at CHILL: October 5, 2011
The new feed horn capable of simultaneous polarimetric operations at S and X-bands was delivered in early October. Test operations with this horn should begin in December, 2011.
DOW radar data evaluations: August 26, 2011
Coordinated dual-polarization data collection was done by the DOW 7 and CSU-CHILL radars during the conduct of a 20hr project.
An automatically generated list of recent changes to the CSU-CHILL website is available here