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Technical Implementation Notice 16-44

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

215 PM EST Fri Dec 16 2016

       

TO:       Subscribers:

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

          -NOAAPORT    

          Other NWS Partners and Employees

 

FROM:     Mark B. Miller

          Chief, Program Management Branch

           Surface and Upper Air Division

          Office of Observations

 

SUBJECT:  Aircraft Observations over South America added

          Effective on November 2, 2016

         

Effective on November 2, 2016, the National Centers for

Environmental Prediction (NCEP) began transmitting a new message

bulletin under the WMO Header:

 

 IUAI01 SCSC

 

The bulletin contains aircraft-based reports over and near the

South American continent and will be issued on a recurring basis

multiple times each day.

 

For additional information on aircraft observations, see:

 

http://madis.noaa.gov/madis_acars.shtml

 or

https://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/GOS/ABO/data/ABO_Data_Access.html

 

For additional information on decoding BUFR messages, see:

 

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/sib/decoders/BUFRLIB/

 

If you have questions or feedback, please contact:

 

Curtis Marshall

NWS Office of Observations

Program Management Branch W/OBS31

Phone: 301-427-9244

Email: Curtis.Marshall@noaa.gov

 

National Technical Implementation notices are online:

 

  http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

 

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