Development of the Bruny Radar

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The Tasmanian component, located on Bruny Island, began operation in December 1999.


The Bruny Radar footprint covers the lower latitude portion of the auroral oval and the ionospheric trough.


Location:   Tasmania

Geodetic:   -43.38°  S,  147.23°  E

Boresight:   180.0°

AACGM:     -54.4°  S,  226.7°  W  (Epoch 2005, 300km above the surface of the Earth)

Status:    Normal Operations