961218: Communications Test

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NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION MESSAGE /NTIM/ 96-32
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS
200 PM EST WED DEC 19 1996
 
TO:       ALL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CUSTOMERS RECEIVING
          DATA THROUGH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
          NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TELECOMMUNICATION GATEWAY
 
FROM:     THERESE Z. PIERCE
          CHIEF-INTEGRATED HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICES CORE
          OFFICE OF METEOROLOGY
 
SUBJECT:  SYSTEM TESTING
 
/THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WAS PROVIDED BY AL MONGEON...NWS
TELECOMMUNICATION GATEWAY AND CHRISTINE ALEX...OFFICE OF
METEOROLOGY/
 
THE FAA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM OUTAGE PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED
FOR DECEMBER 11 1996 AND DECEMBER 19 1996 HAS BEEN DELAYED.
 
HOWEVER ON DECEMBER 19 1996...THE NWS TELECOMMUNICATION GATEWAY
WILL CONDUCT AN UNRELATED COMMUNCIATION TEST WITH THE NATIONAL
CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION /NCEP/ DURING THE PERIOD
1330 UTC TO 1930 UTC.  NWS CUSTOMERS SHOULD NOT NOTICE ANY
INTERRUPTIONS IN THE FLOW OF DATA DURING THIS PERIOD.
 
FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED IF NECESSARY.
 
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