Coherent Electromagnetic Radio Tomography / Triband Beacon Transmitter
To measure line-of-sight Total Electron Content (TEC)
The instrument transmits phase data measurements at 150, 400 and 1067 MHz (VHF, UHF, L-band) which can be received at ground stations worldwide.
Non-scanning, nadir pointing, horizon-to-horizon (130° aperture)
Coverage / Cycle
Global coverage daily
Flown on an R&D satellite
2006-07-28 to 2020-05-06
Satellites this instrument is flying on
Note: a red tag indicates satellites no longer operational, a
green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates
Solar and space environment monitors Field or radiowave sensor
No WIGOS subcomponents have been defined.
Primary mission objectives
Ionospheric Vertical Total Electron Content (VTEC) Secondary mission objectives
Ionospheric Scintillation Opportunity objectives Ionospheric Radio Absorption Show all Show fewer
Tentative Evaluation of Measurements
The following list indicates which measurements can
retrieved from this category of instrument. To see a full Gap Analysis by Variable,
click on the respective variable.
Note: table can be sorted by clicking on the column headers