EISCAT - European Incoherent SCATter facility
The transmitter site has both VHF and UHF tranmit/receive antennae.
The UHF dish is a 32m parabolic dish, the VHF is a cylindrical parabloid
made up of 4 separately steerable sections each 30m wide and with a 40m aperture.
The site is in a glacial valley with high mountains to the north and south.
a view of the UHF antenna from the surface of the VHF antenna.
a side view of the VHF antenna.
The recieving site in Sodankylä is at the Sodankylä Geophysical
Institute and is a single 32m parabolic dish.
The site is at the side of the river Kitinen in northern Finland.
a view of the UHF antenna.
a view along the river Kitinen.