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Branch Responsibilities

  • Provides operations support for AWIPS program
  • Principal liaison with field for AWIPS operations including near-real-time Site Support Team technical support
  • COTR for AWIPS operations and maintenance contracts
  • Responsible for AWIPS software Installation
    Manager services including test and validation of installation instructions
  • Supports upper air and observing systems programs
  • Manages operational support for new and existing systems
  • Focal point for operational observing systems for field
  • Maintains network configurations and reporting of stations
  • Provides logistics and maintenance procedures of observing systems
  • Provides technical software support to NWS field offices
  • Develops software enhancements and maintenance fixes for operational systems
  • Develops new systems for collection and distribution of weather observations
  • Performs system tests and operational acceptance testing/demonstrations for modifications to existing systems and for new NWS systems
  • Develops test plans and test procedures and surveys
  • Prepare reports on test results and recommendations


National Weather Service
Office of Operational Systems (OPS2)
1325 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Last Modified: December 12, 2003
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