VT Radar Schedules

See the web page for the Scheduling Working Group

Although the coded files are specifically for each radar, the Scheduling Working Group (SWG) files apply to all radars in the SuperDARN network.

June 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
01

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

02

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

03

0000-0400 Common Time (1-min)
0000-1400 Special Time (ARASE) *(A)*
1400-2400 Common Time (1-min)

04

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

05

0000-0400 Common Time (1-min)
0400-2400 Special Time (Note C)

06

0000-2400 Special Time (Note C)

07

0000-0400 Special Time (Note C)
0400-2400 Discretionary Time

08

0000-2400 Discretionary Time

09

0000-2400 Discretionary Time

10

0000-2400 Discretionary Time

11

0000-2400 Discretionary Time

12

0000-2400 Discretionary Time

13

0000-1000 Special Time (ARASE) *(B)*
1000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

14

0000-1000 Special Time (THEMIS)
1000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

15

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

16

0000-0400 Common Time (1-min)
0400-1400 Special Time (ARASE) *(C)*
1400-2400 Discretionary Time

17

0000-2400 Discretionary Time

18

0000-2400 Discretionary Time

19

0000-1800 Discretionary Time
1800-2400 Special Time (ARASE) *(D)*

20

0000-0200 Special Time (ARASE) *(D)*
0200-0400 Common Time (1-min)
0400-1200 Special Time (ARASE) *(E)*
1200-2400 Common Time (1-min)

21

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

22

0000-1200 Common Time (1-min)
1200-2000 Common Time (1-min)
2000-2400 Special Time (THEMIS)

23

0000-0600 Special Time (THEMIS)
0600-1600 Special Time (ARASE) *(F)*
1600-2400 Common Time (1-min)

24

0000-0200 Common Time (1-min)
0200-1200 Special Time (ARASE) *(G)*
1200-2400 Common Time (1-min)

25

0000-0600 Common Time (1-min)
0600-1600 Special Time (ARASE) *(H)*
1600-2400 Common Time (1-min)

26

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

27

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

28

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

29

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)

30

0000-2400 Common Time (1-min)



Notes:

Note A: ARASE - This is a spacecraft working group request to support the
ARASE/ERG mission. The radars highlighted in the square brackets for each
interval should run either interleaved_normalscan (a full scan of at least
16 beams with a non-sequential manner that interleaves the beam number,
with a scan time of 1-min) or themisscan according to the mode listed in
the curly brackets. All other radars should run a 'normal' 1-min common
time mode e.g., normalscan. Footprint plots can be found at
https://ergsc.isee.nagoya-u.ac.jp/cef/orbit_ergsd.cgi .

[note A] KOD PGR CVW CVE SAS FHW FHE KAP BKS DCE SPS
[note B] CVW CVE SAS FHW FHE KAP BKS WAL GBR DCE SPS HAL SAN SYS
[note C] ADW ADE KSR KOD PGR CVW CVE SAS FHW FHE DCE SPS
[note D] PYK HAN LYR SYS SYE KER ZHO
[note E] KOD PGR CVW CVE SAS FHW FHE KAP BKS DCE SPS
[note F] HKW HOK ADW ADE KSR KOD PGR CVW CVE BPK TIG UNW ZHO
[note G] KOD PGR CVW CVE SAS FHW FHE KAP BKS DCE SPS
[note H] HOK ADW ADE KSR KOD PGR CVW BPK TIG UNW
Note B: THEMISSCAN - This is a spacecraft working group request to support
the MMS mission. All radars should run themisscan during this interval.
This mode has a camping beam which is sounded on every 6 seconds. The
scanning scheme is such that the field of view scan is interleaved with the
camping beam. The PIs/operators are welcome to adapt the mode for the
geometry for any conjunctions as they see fit (e.g., by changing the
camping beam) - footprint plots can be found at
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/~rcf2c13/footprints/ .

Note C: Convection - This is a Special Time request from Simon Shepherd at
Dartmouth College to investigate the possibility of providing sub-minute
convection maps. All radars should run interleaved_normalscan (a full scan
of at least 16 beams with a non-sequential manner that interleaves the beam
number, with a scan time of 1-min). Note that this interval overlaps with
two ARASE conjunctions from 08-16 UT on June 6 and 18-02 UT on June 6-7.


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Month SWG Schedule GBR Scdran KAP Scdran BKS Scdran FHE Scdran FHW Scdran
2017 January 201701.swg 201701.gbr.scdran 201701.kap.scdran 201701.bks.scdran 201701.fhe.scdran 201701.fhw.scdran
2017 February 201702.swg 201702.gbr.scdran 201702.kap.scdran 201702.bks.scdran 201702.fhe.scdran 201702.fhw.scdran
2017 March 201703.swg 201703.gbr.scdran 201703.kap.scdran 201703.bks.scdran 201703.fhe.scdran 201703.fhw.scdran
2017 April 201704.swg 201704.gbr.scdran 201704.kap.scdran 201704.bks.scdran 201704.fhe.scdran 201704.fhw.scdran
2017 May 201705.swg 201705.gbr.scdran 201705.kap.scdran 201705.bks.scdran 201705.fhe.scdran 201705.fhw.scdran
2017 June 201706.swg
2017 July 201707.swg
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