Nishitani-san has requested that the period from May 20, 18 UT to May 21, 06 UT be classified as discretionary time to run an 'eclipse special mode' such as themisscan with 15 km resolution at the Hokkaido radar.

Link to a Washington Post article: link)

A related study on the appearance of mid-latitude irregularities seen with the Shigaraki MU radar during a partial eclipse can be accessed here link)