SvalSat, Svalbard

The Svalsat station is located on Platåberget (Platå Mountain) outside Longyearbyen, Svalbard (78oN).

The engineering and construction supervision comprised a 3.3 km access road up a 45 degree slope and foundations for two 11 m diameter parabolic antennas, with radonshelter. The site is located on a mountain in continuous permafrost.