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PolarDARN (The northern hemisphere polar portion of the international SuperDARN [Super Dual Auroral Radar Network] program).
Principal Investigator: Sofko, George J
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2004
Summary: The radar network is designed to measure voltage patterns several hundred kilometers above the ground and out into space along the Earth's magnetic field lines. This information is critical to personnel in space and to maintenance of the satellite telecommunications. The radar installation is rather simple, requiring transmitting and receiving electronics in a small building, and antennas outsi...