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Technical Implementation Notice 14-05

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1020 AM EST Thu Jan 30 2014       


TO:       Subscribers:

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS Partners and Employees


FROM:     Neal DiPasquale   

          Director, Field Systems Operations Center

          Office of Operational Systems


SUBJECT:  NWS Upper Air Station in Chatham, MA,

          to Begin Use of the GPS Lockheed Martin LMS-6

          Radiosonde on or about February 5, 2014.


The NWS upper air site in Chatham, MA, (WMO 74494, Station ID:

KCHH) is scheduled to transition from the GPS Lockheed Martin

Mark IIA radiosonde to the GPS Lockheed Martin LMS-6 radiosonde

on or about February 5, 2014. This station uses the Radiosonde

Replacement System (RRS).


No missed observations are expected to occur during the

equipment transition. The WMO Radiosonde Identification Code for

the LMS-6 Radiosonde is 82.


If you have any questions regarding the change, contact:


Sterling Field Support Center  

Office of Operational Systems

National Weather Service Headquarters


Phone: 703-661-1293


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