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Technical Implementation Notice 16-07

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

140 PM EDT Mon Mar 14 2016

 

To:         Subscribers

            -NOAA Weather Wire Service

            -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

            -NOAAPORT

            Other NWS Partners and Employees

 

From:       Terrance J. Clark

            Director, WSR-88D Radar Operations Center

 

Subject:    RDA/RPG Build 17.0 Beta Test Tentatively Scheduled

            To Begin April 4, 2016

 

The Radar Operations Center will begin the Beta Test phase of

Radar Data Acquisition (RDA)/Radar Product Generator (RPG) Build

17.0 in April 2016 and continue through July 2016.

 

Content in Build 17.0 affecting external users is detailed in

TIN 15-17:

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notification/tin15-17wsr-88d17aaa.htm

 

Updated Interface Control Documents (ICDs) are also available

for Build 17.0:

http://www.roc.noaa.gov/WSR88D/NewRadarTechnology/NewTechDefault.aspx

 

The planned Beta Test sites and tentative dates are:

 

KICT - Wichita, KS

April 4-8, 2016

 

KABX - Albuquerque, NM

May 2-6, 2016

 

KMBX - Minot AFB, ND

May 23-27, 2016

 

PAHG - Kenai/Anchorage, AK

June 6-10, 2016

 

KRGX - Reno, NV

June 20-24, 2016

 

KDDC - Dodge City, KS

July 11-15, 2016

 

For questions or comments, please contact:

 

      Jessica Schultz

      NWS Radar Focal Point

      Radar Operations Center

      Jessica.A.Schultz@noaa.gov

 

National Technical Implementation Notices are online at:

 

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

 

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