[noaaport] AMC-2 being deactivated, switching to SES-1

Yes! This should be a very good thing. I hope this gets us back
to where we were, signal wise...if all goes well.

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NOXX10 KWBC 091105
DATA MGT MESSAGE 06-10.01

TO  NOAAPORT USERS
FROM         RTH WASHINGTON DATA MANAGEMENT
SUBJECT     AWIPS SBN/NOAAPORT DATA FEED SWTICH
EFFECTIVE DATE  BETWEEN 0730Z AND 0745Z TUESDAY JUNE 15

ON JUNE 15, 2010 BETWEEN 0730Z AND 0745Z, THE AWIPS SBN/NOAAPORT
DATA FEED WILL BE SWITCHED FROM THE EXISTING SATELLITE,
AMC-2, TO THE SES-1 SATELLITE.  THE SATELLITE PROVIDER, SES
AMERICOM, IS MAKING THE SWITCH AS PART OF A SATELLITE
REPLACEMENT.  SATELLITE SIGNAL PARAMETERS AND POSITIONING
ON SES-1 WILL BE IDENTICAL TO THAT OF AMC-2.  NO SATELLITE
RECEIVE EQUIPMENT ADJUSTMENTS WILL BE REQUIRED.  ONLY A 10
TO 20 SECOND INTERRUPTION IS ANTICIPATED AS AMC-2 IS DEACTIVATED
AND SES-1 IS ACTIVATED.  ALL AWIPS PRODUCTS IMPACTED BY THE
TRANSITION WILL BE RETRANSMITTED AFTER THE EVENT.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.
NETWORK CONTROL FACILITY /NCF/

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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