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Weather Radar System Preventive Maintenance

Weather Radar System Preventive Maintenance

The Bermuda Airport Authority is advising the public that its Doppler Weather Radar System will be out of service on Thursday, March 12th from 7 a.m. to approximately 8 p.m. to “allow for planned maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule.”“The upgraded weather radar system was commissioned... Read more of this article

‘Resolve The Radar System’s Technical Issues’

‘Resolve The Radar System’s Technical Issues’

The Bermuda Airport Authority’s recently upgraded Doppler Weather Radar System has “suffered numerous outages” since July 2019, and they have informed the manufacturer “that the performance of the weather radar system is unacceptable.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Airport Authority’s recently upgraded Doppler Weather... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Weather Radar Ribbon Cutting

Photos & Video: Weather Radar Ribbon Cutting

[Updated with photos] A ribbon cutting ceremony is being held this morning [July 17] for the official opening of the upgraded weather radar system at Cooper’s Island. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 9-minute replay is belowUpdate 5.59pm: A... Read more of this article

“Weather Radar Will Be Operational Next Week”

“Weather Radar Will Be Operational Next Week”

“The weather radar will be operational next week having been completed on-time and under-budget,” Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva said in the House of Assembly today [July 12]. The Minister said, “The project to replace and upgrade the complex weather radar system commenced in April 2018 and has taken approximately fifteen... Read more of this article

BWS Doppler Radar Live Under Testing Status

BWS Doppler Radar Live Under Testing Status

The Doppler Weather Radar has been undergoing repairs and today [Aug 30] appears to be functioning under testing status. The Bermuda Weather Service Doppler Radar page has a notice that says, “Under Test. Expect Radar Imagery To Be Unavailable From Time To Time For Extended Periods While Repairs Are Conducted! “Bermuda Airport Authority... Read more of this article

Doppler Radar In ‘Testing & Observation’ Status

Doppler Radar In ‘Testing & Observation’ Status

The Doppler Weather Radar has been undergoing repairs by BAS-Serco and manufacturer technicians, the government said today, adding that there will be short periods when the radar is unavailable due to maintenance and the radar will “remain in ‘testing and observation’ status until declared officially operational.” “Radar images... Read more of this article

Doppler Weather Radar Back In Operation

Doppler Weather Radar Back In Operation

The Doppler weather radar – which has been out of service since February of this year — appears to be back in operation, with the page noting that “testing and observations continue through Monday.” Screenshot from the BWS Doppler Radar page:In May 2014, a spokesperson said, “The Doppler weather radar, which provides a moving... Read more of this article

Doppler Weather Radar Service Update

Doppler Weather Radar Service Update

The Department of Civil Aviation, today [May 28] issued an update on the Doppler weather radar which has been out of service since February of this year and is not anticipated to be returned to service until mid-August. A spokesperson said, “The Doppler weather radar, which provides a moving graphic of rain and storms, is a specialised and complex... Read more of this article

Doppler Radar Restored to Service

Doppler Radar Restored to Service

The Department of Airport Operations has advised that the Doppler Weather Radar has been repaired and service restored. The Doppler radar malfunctioned on February 14 and the Bermuda Weather Service developed a substitute product, derived from satellite data and other sensors, which was put online and provided to Cablevision and WOW for airing on the... Read more of this article

Doppler Radar Currently Out of Service

Doppler Radar Currently Out of Service

A Government spokesperson said today: “Members of the public will have noticed the absence of Doppler weather radar imagery on the www.weather.bm website, in addition to the CableVision and WOW Bermuda Weather Channels. “Due to an unforeseen mechanical fault, the Doppler is currently out of service for maintenance and repairs, and will remain... Read more of this article