This paper will outline the requirements that an end user will have to a weather radar system. An ‘end user’ is defined as a non meteorologist who wants weather information, especially information about precipitaion, for professional use. The requirements quoted here are based on experience gained since 1987 when the Danish Meteorological Institute started to ‘export’ a weather radar image to the road authorities north of Copenhagen. Today many of the local road authorities in Denmark receive weather radar images, and also more than 100 farmers are using weather radar images regularly in planning their dayly work (1). And in many other countries in Europe this kind of use of weather radar is increasing (2).
KeywordsTransmission System Cost Project Weather Radar Graphical Overlay Ground Clutter
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