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The NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) Console Replacement System (CRS) Web Page is the primary means for transmitting important information from the CRS Support Team to interested users.  It will help the user gain a more thorough understanding of how CRS operates and will keep the user informed of the latest updates in operational procedures and workarounds, operational problems, hardware and software updates, and other important documentation changes.  This site contains the following sections: 

The Console Replacement System Frequently Asked Questions

System and software warnings and workaround information. This section supplements the user documentation by describing various procedures for operating and maintaining CRS. It also contains descriptions of problems and workarounds. It is updated frequently.

CRS Transmitter Recovery During Severe Weather

LAN Bridge Filter Setup (Required after replacement of MP, VIP or LAN Bridge)

ASCII Database Backup Corruption

Recovery Following New Hard Drive Installation - Build 12

CRS Site Operator's Manual (SOM)

VIP User's Guide


Routine CRS MP and FEP Switching Procedures

NWRWAVES Information Page

New Firewall Users of CRS Remote SFTP

AWIPS/CRS Data Interface Troubleshooting

CRS/VIP Password Change Policy and Procedures

CRS Voice Improvement Processor (VIP) Build 12.0/VIP 4.0 Information including Release Notes.

Message Association Table (MAT) Replacement Warnings

VIP Remote SFTP Messages That Do Not Broadcast on NWR


The CRS-Talk List Service for peer-to-peer discussion of CRS related issues.

CRS Operations containing information on Site Operator's Manual updates and operation procedures for the latest software build.

Software and Hardware Maintenance information with links to Maintenance, Logistics, and Acquisition Division CRS Maintenance and Modification notes, including the System Administration Manual and CRS Maintenance Manual.

Remote (S)FTP Information.

The CRS Help Desk


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