ISIS/Alouette Topside Sounder
Restoration Project - Background


Station
Abbreviation Station Name Latitude Longitude Years Covered
AME Ahmedabad, India (India) 23.0 N 72.5 E 1972 - 1977
(closed March, 1981)
COL College, Alaska (USA) 64.9 N 212.2 E 1969 - 1979
(changed to ULA, November, 1966)
ORR Orroral, Australia (USA) 35.6 S 149.0 E 1969 - 1978
OTT Ottawa, Canada (Canada) 45.4 N 284.3 E 1969 - 1981
ODG Ouagadougou, Upper Volta (France) 13.7 N 358.2 E 1969 - 1973
(closed August 1976)
QUI Quito, Equador (USA) 0.6 S 281.4 E 1969 - 1978
(closed April 1980)
RES Resolute Bay, Canada (Canada) 74.7 N 265.1 E 1969 - 1979
(closed August 1979)
SNP Singapore, Malaysia (UK/USA) 1.4 N 103.9 E 1969 - 1971
(closed July 1971)
SYO Syowa Base, Antarctica (Japan) 69.0 S 39.6 E 1976 - 1981
Table 1. Nine sample ground stations for which digitized data will be produced from the original telemetry tapes (Country that operated the station is listed in parenthesis).

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For more information about these missions, please contact: Dr. Dieter K. Bilitza, dieter-bilitza1@nasa.gov
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