Rapid Scan DOW (DOW 5) Specs
DOW 5: Rapid Scan Multiple Beam Radar, 7 second volumetric scanning



The Rapid Scan DOW (also known as DOW 5) was first successfully deployed on a tornadic storm on May of 2003, where it took multilevel measurements of velocity and reflectivity at heights ranging from two to 15 km.

Projects which have utilized the Rapid Scan Dow include
ROTATE (2003-2005)
VORTEX-2


The schematics for the rapid dow will soon be shown below:




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