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Technical Implementation Notice 14-10

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

708 AM EST Mon Feb 24 2014


To:         Subscribers

            -Family of Services

            -NOAA Weather Wire Service

            -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


            Other NWS Partners and Employees


From:       Terrance J. Clark

            Acting Director, WSR-88D Radar Operations Center


Subject:    NWS to Start WSR-88D Build 14.0 Beta Test 

            February 25, 2014


The NEXRAD Program will conduct a Beta Test of the Radar Data

Acquisition/Radar Product Generator (RDA/RPG) Build 14.0 software

upgrade beginning on or about February 25, 2014, at five WSR-88D

locations. The Beta Test locations and approximate start dates

are as follows:


SITE                       APPROXIMATE START DATE

-----------------          ----------------------

Pueblo, CO (KPUX)          February 25, 2014

South Kauai, HI (PHKI)     March 11-12, 2014

Yuma, AZ (KYUX)            March 18-20, 2014

Altus AFB, OK (KFDR)       March 24, 2014

Wichita, KS (KICT)         March 25, 2014


Users can find a summary of the major changes in Build 14.0 and

their impacts TIN 13-4.


or at the Radar Operations Center website:


If you have questions or comments, please contact:


  Mike Istok

  NWS Office of Science and Technology


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