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Technical Implementation Notice 13-12

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1140 AM EDT Fri May 24 2013


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, NWS Aviation Branch


SUBJECT:   Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)     

           Service for Double Eagle II Airport (KAEG) in                                       

           Albuquerque, New Mexico effective August 29, 2013


NOTE:      The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather

           Wire Service subscribers.


Effective Thursday, August 29, 2013, at 1200 Coordinated

Universal Time (UTC), the NWS Office in Albuquerque, New Mexico,

will begin TAF service for Double Eagle II Airport (KAEG).


NWS personnel/offices will need to add the following identifier

to their communications systems to receive the new TAF:


Airport                    WMO Heading          AWIPS ID


Double Eagle II            FTUS45 KABQ           TAFAEG


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

collectives below, which are transmitted to 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, please contact:


     Shawn Bennett, Meteorologist In Charge

     National Weather Service Forecast Office

     Albuquerque, NM  87106

     Phone: 505-243-0702 ext. 222



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