Articles | Volume 13, issue 10
Research article
12 Oct 2020
Research article |  | 12 Oct 2020

The development of the “Storm Tracker” and its applications for atmospheric high-resolution upper-air observations

Wei-Chun Hwang, Po-Hsiung Lin, and Hungjui Yu

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We have developed a small, light-weight (radiosonde of 20 g with battery), low-cost, and easy-to-use upper-air radiosonde system: the Storm Tracker. With the ability to receive multiple radiosondes simultaneously, the system enables high temporal and spatial resolution atmospheric observations. In the 2018 field campaign, the accuracy of the Storm tracker was tested using co-launched data with Vaisala RS41-SGP radiosondes, and the measurements show an overall good agreement.