NOXX20 KWBC 181543
ADMEMW

NATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE FOR EMWIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1045 AM EST THU MAR 18 2004

TO: EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/
USERS

FROM: DANIEL STAROSTA FOR
CHIEF...TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATIONS CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/

AND

ANGELO WADE
ELECTRONICS ENGINEER...GROUND SYSTEMS DIVISION
OFFICE OF SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SATELLITE...DATA...AND
INFORMATION SERVICE /NESDIS/

SUBJECT: EMWIN TRANSITION UPDATE 3/18/04...INFORMATION ADDED TO
EMWIN WEBSITE

THE EMWIN WEB SITE AT /USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/

indexlist.html

HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING NEW INFORMATION OF
INTEREST TO THE EMWIN COMMUNITY:

[1] GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS /IN DRAFT FORM/ FOR THE NEW EMWIN-N
SYSTEM
[2] A USERS MANUAL ON THE PROTOTYPE SOFTWARE DEFINED RECEIVER...
DEVELOPED BY NESDIS...INCLUDING ITS DYNAMIC LINK LIBRARY
MODULES
[3] A LINK TO A NEW WEB PAGE DEDICATED TO INFORMATION ON THE
EMWIN USER/VENDOR CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT NWS HEADQUARTERS
IN SILVER SPRING MARYLAND ON APRIL 27 2004

THE GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS DRAFT WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION OF
INTEREST FOR POTENTIAL MANUFACTURERS OF EMWIN RECEIVERS TO MEET
THE NEW REQUIREMENTS OF THE GOES-N/P GENERATION OF SATELLITES.

THE INFORMATION ON THE SOFTWARE DEFINED RECEIVER REPRESENTS ONE
ALTERNATIVE DESIGN WHICH CAN MEET THE SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.

THE NEW WEB PAGE DEDICATED TO THE EMWIN USER/VENDOR CONFERENCE
WILL BE UPDATED FREQUENTLY TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE
CONFERENCE AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

THE VERSION OF THE TRANSITION REPORT CURRENTLY ON THE WEB SITE
LISTED ABOVE WILL BE AMENDED TO REFLECT A MODIFIED SCHEDULE FOR
THE TRANSITION...AND TO INCORPORATE SIGNIFICANT INFORMATION
DERIVED FROM THE USER/VENDOR CONFERENCE. YOU ARE INVITED TO
SUBMIT SUGGESTIONS OF TOPICS FOR INCLUSION ON THE CONFERENCE
AGENDA...WHETHER OR NOT YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE...BY
E-MAILING THEM TO ONE OF THE POINTS OF CONTACT BELOW.

REMINDER...REGISTER ONLINE FOR THIS CONFERENCE BY FOLLOWING THE
LINK FOR THE WEB PAGE LISTED AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS MESSAGE...
THEN CLICKING ON THE LINK FOR REGISTRATION UNDER THE HEADING USER
CONFERENCE APRIL 27 2004.

REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL APRIL 20 2004.

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CONFERENCE OR WANT TO SUGGEST
AGENDA TOPICS FOR IT...PLEASE CONTACT:

BILL JOHNSON
SILVER SPRING MARYLAND
PHONE: 301-713-0864X133
E-MAIL: WILLIAM.JOHNSON@NOAA.GOV

OR

ROB WAGNER
SILVER SPRING MARYLAND
PHONE: 301-713-0864X109
E-MAIL: ROBERT.WAGNER@NOAA.GOV

THIS MESSAGE IS PART OF A SERIES OF TRANSITION UPDATE MESSAGES TO
INFORM EMWIN USERS OF NEW INFORMATION REGARDING THE TRANSITION OF
THE EMWIN DATASTREAM.

WE WILL USE E-MAILS AND DISCUSSION GROUP TOPICS THAT WE RECEIVE
TO UPDATE THE EMWIN FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS /FAQS/ LOCATED ON
THE WEB PAGE SHOWN ABOVE. CLICK ON CONTACT US TO SUBMIT
ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TRANSITION VIA E-MAIL.

THIS NOTICE AND OTHER EMWIN TRANSITION MESSAGES ARE AVAILABLE
ONLINE AT THE WEB PAGE SHOWN AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS MESSAGE...
BY CLICKING ON STATUS MESSAGES UNDER THE HEADING TRANSITION TO
GOES N - Q.

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