960307: NWS product survey-ADMIN NOTICE (fwd)

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NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION MESSAGE 96-09
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS
1000 AM EST THUR MARCH 7 1996
 
TO:         ALL USERS OF NWS PRODUCTS 
 
FROM:       JOSEPH R. BOCCHIERI
            CHIEF... SCIENCE AND TRAINING CORE
 
SUBJECT:    REQUEST FOR CONFIRMATION ON USE OF NCEP GUIDANCE  
            PRODUCTS
 
 
THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION (NCEP) IS IN
THE PROCESS OF CONVERTING THE CODES THAT CURRENTLY RUN ON THE
HITACHI DATA SYSTEMS (HDS) COMPUTER TO CRAY MACHINES.  BECAUSE
OF BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS... NCEP WILL REMOVE THE HDS COMPUTER
FROM OPERATIONS ON OR ABOUT JUNE 1... 1996.  IN ORDER TO
ASSESS THE IMPACT ON THE USERS OF NCEP GUIDANCE PRODUCTS...
YOUR CONFIRMATION ON THE USE OF THE PRODUCTS IS VERY
IMPORTANT.  PLEASE IDENTIFY THOSE PRODUCTS... BY AFOS PIL
NUMBER... AS EITHER CRITICAL... USEFUL... OR NOT USED.  THE
LIST OF PRODUCTS IS AVAILABLE ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB AT
 
    HTTP://SUN18.WWB.NOAA.GOV/NCEP_SURVEY.HTML 
 
ACCESS TO THIS SURVEY IS RESTRICTED... THEREFORE... PLEASE KEY
IN A USERNAME AND PASSWORD OF
 
     USERNAME = SURVEYEE
     PASSWORD = RESPONSE1
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WORLD WIDE WEB ADDRESS... USERNAME... AND
PASSWORD ARE CASE SENSITIVE AND IN ALL LOWER CASE LETTERS.
 
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE... OR CAN NOT GET ACCESS TO THE WORLD WIDE
WEB... PLEASE CONTACT MR. JOSEPH JOHNSON AT (301) 763-8115 AND
A COPY OF THE SURVEY WILL BE SENT TO YOU BY AN ALTERNATIVE
MEANS.
 
PLEASE RESPOND BY APRIL 1... 1996.
 
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