Configuration

 

USER REQUIREMENTS
  • NWWS SATELLITE RECEPTION

    HARDWARE

  • Satellite Dish 1.2m or larger
  • Low Noise Band (LNB) down converter
  • DVB-S2 compatible satellite receiver (NOVRA S300 or similar)
  • Ethernet, RF coaxial and CAT5 network cables as necessary
  • Windows - based PC
  • Minimum - 20GB storage and 3GB RAM
  • SBN/NOAAPORT Channel 201
  • NWWS SATELLITE

    SOFTWARE

  • Satellite receiver Ingest SBN/NOAAPORT Channel 201
  • Product filter (WMO formatted messages)

    This filter can be the NWWS-EUC, commercial software, or user developed.

    User_ID and password are not required.

NWWS OPEN-INTERFACE

INTERNET ACCESS (or with Satellite*)

 

*recommended configuration

  • User-ID and Password from http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwws/news.html
  • NWS End User Client (EUC) - or other commercial software or
  • user developed XMPP reader (Java, Pidgin, etc..)
  • Windows-based computer if NWWS-EUC is used.
  • Internet connection (see NWWS Issues if there are NWWS-OI connection problems)
  • User_ID and password are mandatory for NWWS-OI access.



NWS does not advocate one commercial hardware or software over another. These are user choices. The hardware and software identified are known to meet requirements for access and display of NWWS products and are intended as examples only.