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Ionospheric tomography

Ionospheric Tomography Chain has been in operation since November 2002. The five receivers of SGO have been in Kilpisjärvi (Feb 2004-2013) and Kokkola (Finland) 2002-, Luleå 2002-2014 and Kiruna (Sweden), 2002-. Tromsø (Norway) 2002-2004 moved to Kilpisjärvi in 2004. There has been special tomography measurement campaigns combined with the Finnish EISCAT Campaigns since 1995.

During past years FMI has built up TomoScand receiver network. Upgrading of the present SGO receivers is going on in RLab project funded by European Union's European Regional Development Fund. First of the ten new receiver produced by (RLab project / RF-Shamaanit Oy) was installed to Kiruna in 1 June 2017 and installation of the rest of the receivers will go on during 2017. The networks will form joint SGO-FMI tomography network in near future.

STATUS (17.07.2017):
2 active satellites (103,106)

2 (of 5) old receiver stations (KIR,NUR) in operation.
3 new RFsTomo1 receiver stations (KIR,SGO,OUL) in operation.
KOK,LUL and KIL temporarily closed.KIR has two receivers parallel.


Last modified: 18 July 2017, 12:18:20.