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TRMM Frequency Analysis Result*
(Number of visits for a 30-day period)
Radar Site Latitude (°) PR (~215 km) VIRS (~720 km) TMI (~760 km)
Kwajalein Atoll 8.72 9 29 31
Darwin, Australia -12.45 10 31 32
Guam 13.50 9 32 32
Om Koi, Thailand 17.80 9 31 33
Kauai, HI 22.17 13 36 38
Sao Paolo, Brazil -23.58 12 41 42
Taiwan 23.92 11 40 42
Key West, FL 24.67 13 41 42
Miami, FL 25.75 13 45 45
Brownsville, TX 25.97 13 43 47
Corpus Christi, TX 27.85 15 49 51
Tampa, FL 28.03 13 51 52
Melbourne, FL 28.10 15 49 53
San Antonio, TX 29.53 16 57 59
Jacksonville, FL 30.33 19 63 65
Texas A&M, TX 30.58 18 67 68
Jerusalem, Israel 31.87 20 92 102
PR:      Precipitation Radar
VIRS: Visible/InfraRed Scanner
TMI:   TRMM Microwave Imager

* This analysis result was derived based on TRMM pre-boost orbital information.
The revisit frequency should be slightly higher after TRMM boost (August 24, 2001).

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