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SuperDARN Hokkaido West radar (since October 2014)

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Photo of the SuperDARN Hokkaido West (HOP West) radar antenna array. The radar started operation in the end of October 2014. The new radar, together with the preexisting SuperDARN Hokkaido East (HOP East) radar (since 2006) monitor the changes in the ionosphere / thermosphere ranging from the Alaska to the middle Siberia. HOP stands for the HOkkaido Pair of radars.

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