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Technical Implementation Notice 11-23  
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
415 PM EDT Thu Jun 9 2011
 
TO:       National Weather Service Offices (NWS)
          Federal Aviation Administration Customers (FAA)
          Family of Service Subscribers (FOS)
          Other Customers of NWS Aviation Forecasts
 
FROM:     Cyndie Abelman
          Chief, Aviation Services Branch
 
SUBJECT:  Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)
          Service for Space Coast Regional Airport, St. Lucie 
          County International Airport (IAP), and for Martin
          County Airport/Witham Field on September 27, 2011 
 
Effective Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at 1200 Universal 
Coordinated Time (UTC), the NWS office in Melbourne FL, will 
begin TAF service for Space Coast Regional Airport (KTIX) near 
Titusville, FL; St. Lucie County International Airport (KFPR) 
near Fort Pierce, FL; and Martin County Airport/Witham Field
(KSUA), Stuart, FL. After that date, routine and updated TAFS 
will be issued for these airports 24 hours a day.
 
NWS personnel/offices will need to add the following identifier 
to their communications systems to receive the new TAF. 
 
Airport Name                           WMO Heading     AWIPS ID
------------                           ----------      --------
Space Coast Regional                   FTUS42 KMLB      TAFTIX
St. Lucie County IAP                   FTUS42 KMLB      TAFFPR      
Martin County Witham Field             FTUS42 KMLB      TAFSUA
 
In addition, these new TAFs will be added to the existing TAF 
collectives below, which are transmitted to FAA personnel and 
other external users.
 
WMO Headings available to the following customers:
 
FTUS80 KWBC   Non-FAA Domestic and Family of Services
FTUS90 KWBC   FAA Weather Message Switching Center and FAA
              Facilities
FTUS52 KWBC   Global Telecommunication System Customers
 
Holders of NWS Procedural Instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome 
Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices.
 
For questions regarding the TAF addition, please contact either:
 
Bart Hagemeyer, Meteorologist-in-Charge
Tony Cristaldi, Aviation Program Manager  
National Weather Service
Melbourne, FL 32935
321-255-0212
Bart.Hagemeyer@noaa.gov
Tony.Cristaldi@noaa.gov
 
National Technical Implementation Notices are online at:
 
 http://weather.gov/os/notif.htm
 
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