SBN/NOAAPORT EXPANSION UPDATE
Effective: 2014/08/07 2014/09/30 UTC

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DATA MGT MESSAGE 03-14.01
TO AWIPS/NOAAPORT USERS... FAMILY OF SERVICES/FOS/SUBSCRIBERS... 
    EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/ 
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS... WAFS USERS... 
    GTS USERS... NWS FAX CHART USERS 

FROM  RTH WASHINGTON DATA MANAGEMENT 

SUBJECT   SBN/NOAAPORT EXPANSION UPDATE

NOTICE 001

THE AWIPS PROGRAM OFFICE IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE WE ARE IN THE PROCESS 
OF EXPANDING THE AVAILABLE BANDWIDTH ON THE AWIPS SATELLITE BROADCAST 
NETWORK SBN/NOAAPORT FEED TO ABOVE 60MBPS.  AS PART OF THIS EXPANSION
THE FEED WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE CURRENT DVB-S2 STANDARD AS WELL AS
POINT TO THE - SES1- SATELLITE.  THE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AS 
WELL AS UPDATES ON THE SBN EXPANSION PROJECT WILL BE POSTED ON OUR 
WEBPAGE IN THE NEAR FUTURE.  A 45 DAY WINDOW OF DUAL ILLUMINATION 
WILL BE ACTIVATED FROM AUGUST 1...7 2014...THRU SEPTEMBER 30... 2014
TO ALLOW AMPLE TIME FOR ALL NWS AND NOAAPORT CUSTOMERS TO COMPLETE 
THE TRANSITION.  DURING THIS PERIOD  THE FULL SBN/NOAAPORT FEED WILL
BE AVAILABLE ON TWO DIFFERENT DOWN LINK FREQUENCIES.

ON OCTOBER 1... 2014... THE SBN/NOAAPORT FEED WILL ONLY BE 
DISSEMINATED VIA THE NEW TRANSPONDER SUPPORTING THE NEW BANDWIDTH 
CAPABILITY.  THE INCREASED SBN/NOAAPORT BANDWIDTH WILL ALLOW FOR THE
DISSEMINATION OF A WIDE RANGE OF NEW AND ENHANCED WEATHER PRODUCTS AND
IS AN EXCITING TIME FOR US. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS... WE ENCOURAGE
YOU TO CONTACT US VIA EMAIL AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS.
  
NWS.NOAAPORT.SUPPORT/AT/NOAA.GOV
THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO POSTED ON THE NWS DATA 
MANAGEMENT CHANGE NOTICES WEB PAGE.  THE URL 
IS LISTED BELOW.  
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/datamgmt/notices.shtml
DATA MANAGEMENT 
TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATIONS CENTER 
RTH WASHINGTON SENDS
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