Articles | Volume 9, issue 5
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2345–2355, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-2345-2016
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2345–2355, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-2345-2016

Research article 27 May 2016

Research article | 27 May 2016

Evaluation of multifrequency range imaging technique implemented on the Chung–Li VHF atmospheric radar

Jenn-Shyong Chen et al.

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The multifrequency range imaging (RIM) capability of the Chung–Li VHF atmospheric radar is widely evaluated with long-term collected data. Effective corrections of range/time delay and range-weighting function effect for the radar echoes are achieved to improve the performance of RIM. The radar demonstrates its first successful observation of double-layer structures as well as their temporal and spatial variations with time. RIM results with and without significant precipitation are also shown.