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Effective 2014/09/09 1200Z UTC,


NOXX10 KWBC 021044

DATA MANAGEMENT MESSAGE 09-14.02

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

Notice to all WMO Regional Association IV Member States
ISCS/GeoNetCast Americas (GNCA) Users

Effective 12:00 (UTC) 09 September 2014 the ISCS/GNCA file naming format for the
"Alert" and "WMO/WMC" channels will change.

Revised format: A_TTAAiiCCCCYYGGgg[BBB]_C_KWBC_YYYYMMDDHHMMSS_pid-nnnn[-NNNXXX].[bin,txt]

Where:

1. Bulletin Identification Information (as provided in the bulletin):
a. T1T2A1A2ii - Data Designators
b. CCCC - International four-letter location indicator
c. YYGGgg - International date-time group
d. BBB - Delay/correction/amendment/segment indicator [when present]
e. NNNXXX - US AWIPS Identifier [when present]

2. Bulletin format:
a. bin - Binary
b. txt - Alphanumeric text

3. RTH Washington (KWBC) Processing Information:
a. YYYYMMDDHHMMSS - Time the file was processed (UTC)
b. pid - Process ID
c. nnnn - Sequence number

Examples of the revised file naming format:

A_AXPZ20KNHC121033CCA_C_KWBC_20140812103514_40441-179-TWDEP.txt
A_PAHM44TTPP271202_C_KWBC_20140827120259_48169186-8263.bin

The new file naming format will become operational at 1200 (UTC), 09 September 2014.

Please contact the ISCS Program office or your workstation/computer system provider if
you have any questions regarding this change.

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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Advisory Archive

 

[+]The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) will upgrade the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) Hurricane Prediction System.

[+]The effective date for the ISCS/GIFS file naming format for bulletin messages has been changed.

[+]The ISCS/GNCA file naming format for the "Alert" and "WMO/WMC" channels will change.

[+] The National Hurricane Center Tropical Analysis and Forecast branch will reconfigure its high seas forecast areas.

[+]GRIB1 will cease to be provided effective Wednesday, November 13, 2013

[+]GEONETCast Americas Outage on September 4, 2013

[+]NWS TELECOMMUNICATIONS GATEWAY/NWSTG/ OUTAGE MAY 13, 2013

[+] GIFS service will transition from Kansas City MO to Silver Spring MD on 29 April 2013, at 10:00 AM CDT

[+] Experimental to operational exchange of converted TAC data types to BUFR /correction to DM04-13.01 (April 2, 2013)

[+] ISCS GTS File Service Transition to Secondary Servers on Tuesday 23 October 2012 Returning to Primary Servers on Thursday 25 October 2012

[+]  Replacing OPSNET Circuits with an Internet-Based Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service Effective March 31, 2012