960815: NEXRAD Commissioning-Glasgow

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
250 PM EDT THU AUG 15 1996
 
ATTENTION    ALL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ OFFICES/
             FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS / NOAA WEATHER WIRE
             SERVICE SUBSCRIBERS / OTHER NWS PRODUCT USERS
 
SUBJECT      NEXRAD COMMISSIONING NOTICE... GLASGOW ... MONTANA
 
                       ..... NOTICE .....
 
ANOTHER MILESTONE IN THE DOPPLER... WEATHER SURVEILLANCE RADAR...
/WSR-88D/ PROGRAM WILL BE REACHED ON AUG 15... 1996... WHEN THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ COMMISSIONS THE WSR-88D RADAR FOR
GLASGOW ... MONTANA /RADAR IDENTIFIER - GGW/.  THIS WILL BRING
THE TOTAL OF COMMISSIONED NWS WSR-88D RADARS TO 108.
 
COMMISSIONING MEANS THAT THESE RADARS ARE NOW ISSUING PRODUCTS...
SUCH AS THE RADAR OBSERVATION /ROB/ MESSAGE... IN AN OFFICIAL
CAPACITY.  ALSO... PRODUCTS FROM THE NEXRAD INFORMATION
DISSEMINATION SERVICE WILL NO LONGER HAVE AN EXPERIMENTAL OR TEST
MESSAGE APPENDED TO THEM.
 
PERSONS WISHING MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE WSR-88D SHOULD
CONTACT THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE OR CALL
301 713-0070.
 
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Linda Miller                            
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