Although we are confident that the antennas will resist the harsh Arctic conditions, it is necessary to conduct some 'winter tests' with real hardware, in order to prove our assessment. Therefore, on the proposed site, we will deploy two 'test tiles'. These will be left over the winter and occasional checks will be made to evaluate their condition.
However, before the tiles can be deployed, it is necessary to survey the proposed area. Here are a few photographs of the site. In the first, the rocky area in the foreground is where the array is likely to be deployed.
In the next image, there is another view across the site. And, of course, there is another glimpse of some of the spectacular surrounding scenery.