S-Pol PECAN Location

S-Pol was located approximately 5km southeast of McCracken, Kansas, and 20 km west of La Crosse, KS.  The site and surroundings were quite flat (this is Kansas!), with horizons generally below 0.3 degrees and no nearby obstructions to the radar beam.  A full set of site/horizon photos is available, taken from the lower radar pedestal catwalk.

Precise coordinates for S-Pol are:

S-Pol PECAN Coordinates
  dd:mm:ss.s decimal degrees
latitude 38:33:12.49 38.5534706
longitude -99:32:10.00 -99.5361099
altitude 660 meters


For the panoramic images, see S-Pol PECAN Panorama.