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Technical Implementation Notice 12-47

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

933 AM EDT Wed Oct 10 2012


TO:        National Weather Service (NWS) Offices

           Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Customers

           Family of Services (FOS) Subscribers

           Other Customers of NWS Aviation Forecasts


FROM:      Cyndie Abelman

           Chief, Aviation Services Branch


SUBJECT:   Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)

           Service for the Carson City, Nevada Airport (KCXP)

           Effective January 3, 2013


NOTE:      The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather

           Wire Service subscribers.


Effective Thursday, January 3, 2013, at 1800 Coordinated Universal

Time (UTC), the NWS Office in Reno, Nevada, will begin TAF service

for the Carson City Airport (KCXP).  After that date, routine and

updated TAFS will be issued for this airport 24 hours a day.


NWS personnel/offices will need to add the following identifier to

their communications systems to receive the new TAF:


Airport             WMO Heading        AWIPS ID


Carson City         FTUS45 KREV          TAFCXP


In addition, the new TAF will be added to the existing TAF

collectives below, which are transmitted to Federal Aviation

Administration (FAA) personnel and other external customers.


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



FTUS52 KWBC           Global Telecommunication System Customers


Holders of NWS procedural instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome

Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices. 


If you have questions regarding the TAF addition, contact:



    Jon Mittelstadt, Meteorologist In Charge

    National Weather Service Forecast Office

    2350 Raggio Parkway

    Reno, NV 89512-3900

    Phone: 775-673-8100



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