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Radar and lightning detection

The Zaventem weather radar

The Zaventem radar is a single-polarization C-band Doppler radar with a klystron transmitter. It is owned and operated by Belgocontrol.

The scanning schedule is repeated every 5 minutes. It includes a PPI at 0.5 deg. elevation with reflectivity measurements up to 250 km and a volume scan including 10 elevation angles with reflectivity, radial velocity and spectral width measurements up to 125 km.

 

The Zaventem weather radar.