[ldm-users] NWS nearly final warning for us to switch to DVB-S2

FYI...

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Gilbert Sebenste                                                     ********
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Staff Meteorologist, Northern Illinois University                      ****
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Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 08:59:43 -0500 (CDT)
From: LDM Weather <ldm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: sebenste@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, enelson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: NWS NOAAport message


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NOUS72 KNCF 301349
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ATTENTION:  NOAAPORT/EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS
WHAT - SBN/NOAAPORT EXPANSION AND HARDWARE UPGRADE
DATE - MAY 30, 2011
NOTICE - 011
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SBN ACTIVATION INFORMATION - MAY 27, 2011
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AS REPORTED, THE OPERATIONAL ACTIVATION OF THE NEW
-SBN/NOAAPORT- SIGNAL TOOK PLACE ON MAY 20, 2011.

TO AID OUR CUSTOMERS WITH THE TRANSITION, THE DUAL
ILLUMINATION WILL REMAIN ACTIVE TILL THE EVENING
OF JUNE 17TH 2011. THIS WILL ALLOW AWIPS SITES AND
NOAAPORT CUSTOMERS ADEQUATE TIME TO COMPLETE THE
TRANSITION.

THE NEW FREQUENCY FOR THE NEW -SBN/NOAAPORT- SIGNAL
IS SHOWN BELOW

-- 3995.85MHZ / C-BAND
-- 1154.15MHZ / L-BAND

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PLANNING DATES
1. DUAL ILLUMINATION DATES
   START: APRIL 17, 2011
   END: JUNE 17, 2011 - 2359Z
2. DECOMMISSION DVB-S
   END: JUNE 18, 2011 - 0001Z
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ALL TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AS WELL AS UPDATES
FOR THIS UPGRADE CAN BE FOUND ON THE FOLLOWING
WEB PAGE

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WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/NOAAPORT/HTML/NOAAPORT.SHTML
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IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR ENCOUNTER ANY PROBLEMS,
PLEASE REPORT THE PROBLEM TO THE NOAAPORT
SUPPORT TEAM USING THE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW.
NWS.NOAAPORT.SUPPORT@xxxxxxxx