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NATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE FOR EMWIN...CORRECTED

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC

435 PM EST MON NOV 19 2001

 

TO:       EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/

          USERS

 

FROM:     WILLIAM BROCKMAN

          CHIEF...TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATIONS CENTER

          NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/

 

                    AND

 

          GERALD DITTBERNER

          CHIEF...ADVANCED SYSTEMS PLANNING DIVISION

          NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SATELLITE...DATA...AND

          INFORMATION SERVICE /NESDIS/

 

SUBJECT:  EMWIN TRANSITION UPDATE 11/19/01

 

       ...CORRECTED ISSUANCE DATE IN SUBJECT LINE....

     

THIS MESSAGE IS THE THIRD IN A SERIES OF TRANSITION UPDATE

MESSAGES TO INFORM EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK

/EMWIN/ USERS OF NEW INFORMATION REGARDING THE TRANSITION OF THE

EMWIN DATASTREAM.  PREVIOUS TRANSITION UPDATES ARE POSTED ON THE

EMWIN HOME PAGE AT /USE LOWER CASE/:

 

     index.htm

 

THE NESDIS EMWIN IMPLEMENTATION REPORT HAS BEEN COMPLETED.  THE

REPORT CONCLUDES THE NEXT GENERATION EMWIN RECEIVER IS ENTIRELY

FEASIBLE AT A REASONABLE COST.

 

THE EMWIN HOME PAGE HAS BEEN REVISED AND UPDATED.  WE CONTINUE TO

USE THE EMAILS AND THE DISCUSSION GROUP TOPICS THAT WE RECEIVE TO

UPDATE THE EMWIN FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS /FAQS/ LOCATED ON THE

EMWIN HOME PAGE.

 

FOR A RECAP OF THE DETAILS OF THE EMWIN TRANSITION TO THE GOES N

SERIES...PLEASE SEE THE PREVIOUS UPDATE MESSAGES ON THE EMWIN

HOME PAGE.

 

ANSWERS TO MOST QUESTIONS RECEIVED AT THE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW

WILL BE ADDED TO THE EMWIN FAQS ON THE EMWIN HOME PAGE.

 

          Emwin.System@noaa.gov

 

FUTURE EMWIN TRANSITION UPDATES WILL BE DISTRIBUTED THROUGH EMWIN

AND ALSO POSTED ON THE HOME PAGE LISTED ABOVE.

 

THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT EVENT FOR EMWIN WILL BE THE TESTING PERIOD

PLANNED FOR DECEMBER 2001 THROUGH JANUARY 2002 USING ONE OF THE

STORED GOES I/M SATELLITES.  THE TEST RESULT WILL PROVIDE

VALUABLE INFORMATION FOR DETERMINING THE COMMUNICATION

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE EMWIN SYSTEM:  BPSK/QPSK MODULATION...

FORWARD ERROR CORRECTION /TURBO CODE OR REED-SOLOMON CONVOLUTION/

AND ANTENNA SIZE.  THE NEXT TRANSITION UPDATE MESSAGE IS PLANNED

FOR FEBRUARY 2002...AFTER THE COMPLETION OF TESTING.

 

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