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Service Change Notice 14-63
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
232 PM EST Thu Dec 9 2014

To:        Subscribers:
           -NOAA Weather Wire Service
           -Family of Services
           -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
           -NOAAPORT
           Other NWS partners, users and NWS employees

From:      Craig Hodan
           Chief, NWS Dissemination Systems Branch

Subject:   NOAA Weather Wire Service to switch to NWS Enterprise
           Architecture Solution (NWWS-2) by March 2015

The NOAA Weather Wire Service (NWWS) will offer the NWWS-2 ab ab
experimental product by March 2015. Dual operations (legacy and
NWWS-2) will continue until the May 31, 2015, to accommodate
partner transitions.

C-band satellite users can continue to use the outdoor antennas
they have in place, which will not require re-pointing but will
require a new satellite receiver, new Low Noise Block Converter
(LNB), and new or modified weather data processing/display
software.

SBN/NOAAPORT Channels 101-105: AVAILABLE
All NWS products include NWWS products: no change

SBN/NOAAPORT Channel 201: AVAILABLE
NWWS products only: experimental

NWWS-2 Open Interface over the Internet will be available to
partners by March 2015 for the transitional period before the
lease end. A notice will be posted on the NWWS webpage.

For the latest news and supplemental information about this
change, and various methods to receive alerts and warnings please
consult the NWWS webpage at:

  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/nwws/news.html

For more information please contact:

Gregory Zwicker, NWWS Program Manager
NOAA National Weather Service (W/OPS17)
1325 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910
gregory.zwicker@noaa.gov

National Service Change Notices are posted online at:

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

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