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SWS Ionosonde Network

The following table summarises the SWS ionosonde network. For more information about a particular station, please use the station name link.

Stations are ordered by geographic latitude. See the key below the table for an explanation of abbreviations and symbols used.

Station Lat Long Opened Closed Ionosonde IPS code URSI code ID Agent Media
Vanimo+ -2.70 141.30 Jul 1964Jul 2009 4D 5A CADI 5D 3546 VA50L 13 SWS 35 16 D
Port Moresby+ -9.40 147.10 May 1961
Nov 1994
Jul 1972
Jul 2007
4D 3750 PY50R 24 SWS/U PNG 35 16 D
Cocos Islands -12.20 96.80 Nov 1961
Aug 2008
Sep 1974
*5D 2451 CS31K 27 SWS 35 D
Darwin+ -12.45 130.95 Dec 1982 4D 5C CADI *5D 3351 DW41K 15 SWS 16 D
Niue+ -19.07 190.07 Oct 2004 *5D 4755 ND61R 31 Niue Met D
Townsville+ -19.63 146.85 Jun 1946 4D 5A CADI *5D 3755 TV51R 9 SWS P 35 16 D
Tennant Creek -19.65 134.25 May 1985Nov 1985 3355 TD42M 19 SWS 16
Learmonth+ -22.25 114.08 Jul 1994
Mar 2011
Jan 2010
Lowell *5D 2856 LM42B 30 SWS/DSTO/USAF D
Alice Springs -23.81 133.90 May 1985Nov 1985 3357 AE42L 18 SWS 16
Brisbane+ -27.53 152.92 Jun 1943
Jun 1997
Dec 1986
5C *5D 3859 BR52P 14 Telstra P 35 16 D
Norfolk Is+ -29.03 167.97 Feb 1964 4D 5A *CADI 5D 4260 NI63_ 12 SWS 35 16 D
Watheroo -30.30 115.90 Jul 1935Mar 1959 2960 WT43_ SWS P 35
Woomera -30.80 136.30 May 1961Dec 1969 3460 WO53J SWS
Perth -31.94 115.95 Oct 2010 *5D PE43K 32 SWS D
Mundaring -31.98 116.22 Apr 1959Dec 2007 4D CADI 2961 MU43K 11 SWS/GA 35 16 D
Camden+ -34.05 150.67 Nov 1980 4C 4D 5A *CADI 5D 3862 CN53L 2 SWS 16 D
Salisbury -34.70 138.60 Jun 1960
Jan 1983
Dec 1973
Apr 1989
4D 5A 5C 3562 SR53M 4 DSTO 16 D
Canberra+ -35.32 149.00 Mar 1937 4D 5A *CADI 5D 3763 CB53N 3 SWS P 35 16 D
Auckland -37.00 175.00 Dec 1967Aug 1998 SWS42 4D 4464 AU63P 25 U Auckland D
Hobart+ -42.92 147.32 Dec 1945 4D 5A *CADI 5D 3766 HO54K 10 SWS P 35 16 D
Christchurch -43.60 172.80 Oct 1937 SWS42 4D 4367 GH64L 21 U Canterbury P 35 16 D
Macquarie Is+ -54.50 158.95 Jun 1950
Nov 1983
Nov 1958
4D *CADI 4072 MQ55M 16 SWS/AAD P 35 16 D
Casey+ -66.30 110.50 Jul 1957
Apr 1989
Nov 2000
Jan 1975
Mar 1992
Lowell *CADI 2878 CW46O 20 SWS/AAD 35 16 D
Mawson+ -67.60 62.88 Feb 1958 4D *5D CADI 1679 MW26P 5 SWS/AAD 35 16 D
Davis+ -68.58 77.96 Feb 1985 4D 5D *Lowell 1979 DV36Q 17 SWS/AAD 16 D
Scott Base -77.80 166.80 Jan 1958 SWS42 *4D 4284 SQ67Q 23 U Canterbury P 35 16 D

Key

In the table above, the following symbols and abbreviations are used.

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