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NOUS41 KWBC 291815

Technical Implementation Notice 16-29
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
215 PM EDT Fri Jul 29 2016

To:  Subscribers:
  -NOAA Weather Wire Service
  -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
  Other NWS Partners, Users, and Employees

FROM:  William H. Bauman III
  Chief, Aviation and Space Weather Services Branch

SUBJECT:  Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)
services for
  Santa Monica, CA, (KSMO) San Bernardino, CA, (KSBD) and
Camarillo, CA,
  (KCMA) Airports, effective October 18, 2016

NOTE:  The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather Wire

Effective October 18, 2016, at 1800 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC),
Offices in Los Angeles and San Diego, CA, will begin TAF services for
Santa Monica, San Bernardino and Camarillo, CA, Airports. Routine and
TAFS will be issued for these airports 24 hours a day.

NWS personnel will need to add the following identifiers to their
communications systems to receive the new TAFs:

Airport    WMO Heading    AWIPS ID
-------    -----------     --------
Santa Monica   FTUS46 KLOX     TAFSMO
San Bernardino   FTUS46 KSGX     TAFSBD
Camarillo   FTUS46 KLOX     TAFCMA

In addition the new TAFs will be added to the existing TAF
which are transmitted to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
other external customers.

WMO Headings    Available to the following users
------------    ---------------------------------
FTUS80 KWBC    Non-FAA Domestic and Family of Services
FTUS90 KWBC    FAA Weather Message Switching Center and FAA
FTUS52 KWBC    Global Telecommunication System Customers

Holders of NWS procedural instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome
Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices.

If you have questions regarding these Santa Monica, CA and/or
Camarillo, CA
TAFs change, contact:

Mark Jackson
Meteorologist in Charge
NWS Oxnard, CA
Phone 805-988-6610

If you have questions regarding the San Bernardino, CA, TAF change,

Roger Pierce
Meteorologist in Charge
NWS San Diego, CA
Phone 858-675-8700

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