Development of the Unwin Radar

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The New Zealand component, located on the South Island, began operation in November 2004.


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


Location:   Tasmania

Geodetic:   -46.51°  S,  168.38°  E

Boresight:   227.9°

AACGM:     -54.4°  S,  253.7°  W  (Epoch 2005, 300km above the surface of the Earth)

Status:    Normal Operations