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NOXX10 KWBC 141804
DATA MANAGEMENT MESSAGE 08-14.01
TO AWIPS/NOAAPORT USERS... FAMILY OF SERVICES/FOS/SUBSCRIBERS...
EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK //EMWIN//
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE //NWS// CUSTOMERS... WAFS USERS...
GTS USERS... NWS FAX CHART USERS
FROM  RTH WASHINGTON DATA MANAGEMENT
SUBJECT SBN/NOAAPORT EXPANSION UPDATE
NOTICE 006
THE AWIPS PROGRAM OFFICE IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE PROCESS
OF EXPANDING THE AVAILABLE BANDWIDTH ON THE AWIPS SATELLITE
BROADCAST NETWORK - SBN/NOAAPORT - FEED TO ABOVE 60MBPS REMAINS
ON SCHEDULE.
AS PART OF THIS EXPANSION  THE FEED WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE
CURRENT DVB-S2 STANDARD AS WELL AS POINT TO THE -SES1-
SATELLITE. THE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AS WELL AS UPDATES
ON THE SBN EXPANSION PROJECT HAVE BEEN POSTED TO OUR WEBPAGE.
PLEASE REVIEW
WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/NOAAPORT/HTML/NOAAPORT.SHTML

TO ALLOW OUR CUSTOMERS AMPLE TIME TO COMPLETE THE TRANSITION
TO THE NEW DOWN LINK FREQUENCY  A 45 DAY WINDOW OF DUAL
ILLUMINATION WILL BE ACTIVATED FROMAUGUST 17  2014-THRU-
SEPTEMBER 30 2014.
THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF DUAL ILLUMINATION WILL BE USED FOR
EXTENSIVE INTERNAL TESTING ONLY. WE RECOMMEND ALL OPERATIONAL
CUSTOMERS COMPLETE THE TRANSITION BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1ST
AND SEPTEMBER 30TH  2014. DURING THIS PERIOD  THE FULL SBN/NOAAPORT
FEED WILL BE AVAILABLE ON TWO DIFFERENT DOWN LINK FREQUENCIES.
ONOCTOBER 1  2014 THE CURRENT SBN/NOAAPORT FEED WILL BE
TERMINATED AND THE SBN/NOAAPORT FEED WILL ONLY BE
DISSEMINATED VIA THE NEW DOWN LINK FREQUENCY.
THE INCREASED SBN/NOAAPORT BANDWIDTH WILL ALLOW FOR THE
DISSEMINATION OF A WIDE RANGE OF NEW AND ENHANCED WEATHER
PRODUCTS AND IS AN EXCITING TIME FOR US.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO CONTACT US
VIA EMAIL AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS.
NWS.NOAAPORT.SUPPORT --AT- NOAA.GOV
THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO POSTED ON THE NWS DATA MANAGEMENT CHANGE
NOTICES
WEB PAGE.  THE URL IS LISTED BELOW.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/datamgmt/notices.shtml

DATA MANAGEMENT
TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATIONS CENTER
RTH WASHINGTON SENDS



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