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NOXX01 KWBC 291835
FROM - NWSTG
TO - ALL
SUBJECT - SBN / NOAAPORT EXPANSION UPDATE
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NOTICE 007
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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.
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CURRENTLY, WE ARE CONTINUING TO EXECUTE INTERNAL TESTS ON THE
NEW DOWNLINK FREQUENCY AND EXPECT CONFIGURATION CHANGES AND
FINE TUNING TO CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
WEEKEND. AT THIS TIME WE RECOMMEND UTILIZING THE OLD DOWNLINK
FREQUENCY TO RECEIVE OPERATIONAL DATA UNTIL ALL TESTING HAS
BEEN COMPLETED. AN ADDITIONAL NOTICE WILL BE SENT ON TUESDAY,
SEPT 2ND TO KEEP EVERYONE UPDATED ON OUR PROGRESS.
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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 SPECIFICIATIONS AS WELL AS UPDATES
ON THE SBN EXPANSION PROJECT HAVE BEEN POSTED TO OUR WEBPAGE.
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PLEASE REVIEW
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WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/NOAAPORT/HTML/NOAAPORT.SHTML
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ON OCTOBER 1, 2014, THE LEGACY SBN/NOAAPORT FEED REMAINS ON
SCHEDULE TO BE TERMINATED AND THE SBN/NOAAPORT FEED WILL
ONLY BE DISSEMINATED VIA THE NEW DOWNLINK FREQUENCY.
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IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO CONTACT US
VIA EMAIL AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS
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NWS.NOAAPORT.SUPPORT -AT- NOAA.GOV
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NWSTG/KMC



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