Our doppler radar has seen many improvements since 1995. Here, we find one of our Electronics Technicians tuning the radar.
The radar requires much care in order to work at peak efficiency.
Counter weights balance the radar dish to make it easy to change elevation.
When the light bulb on top of the radar dome needs to be changed, technicians climb this ladder and open the hatch at the top of the dome.
An electronics technician leaves the radar dome. It is over 100 feet to the top of our radar tower.
Here are the stairs that one must traverse to reach the top.