19990406: Additional Data

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     FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1447       APRIL 6... 1999
     
     ATTENTION      FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS
                    NOAAPORT USERS
     
     SUBJECT        ADDITIONAL DATA AND PRODUCTS
                    ON FOS AND NOAAPORT
     
                             SPECIAL NOTE
     
     EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 30... 1998...  ADDITIONAL DATA AND PRODUCTS
     WERE ADDED TO FOS AND NOAAPORT.  IN ORDER TO ASSURE THE
     CONTINUED EXCHANGE OF WEATHER INFORMATION BETWEEN
     NATIONS  FOS/NOAAPORT DATA DISTRIBUTORS  NEED TO BE COGNIZANT
     OF THE FOLLOWING AND MAKE SURE THAT YOUR CUSTOMERS ARE
     AWARE OF THESE CONDITIONS
     
          - THE NWS ADHERES TO WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION
     RESOLUTION 40 ON THE POLICY AND PRACTICE FOR THE EXCHANGE
     OF METEOROLOGICAL AND RELATED DATA AND PRODUCTS IN ALL
     MATTERS RELATED TO FOREIGN METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION.
     AS PARTY TO RESOLUTION 40  COUNTRIES ARE ALLOWED TO
     IDENTIFY CERTAIN  ADDITIONAL  DATA AND PRODUCTS  THAT MAY
     NOT BE RE-EXPORTED FOR COMMERCIAL USE.
     
     - A LIST OF ALL PRODUCTS IDENTIFIED AS  ADDITIONAL  DATA AND
     PRODUCTS  BY THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN  IS AVAILABLE ON THE NWS
     INTERNET  HTTP //WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OSO/ADDATA.SHTML
     
     -THE ISSUANCE OF OPERATIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IN
     OTHER COUNTRIES IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE NATIONAL
     METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF THE INDIVIDUAL COUNTRY AND
     SHOULD BE RESPECTED.
     
     -IN DOING BUSINESS IN OTHER COUNTRIES  IT IS IMPORTANT
     TO AVOID CONFLICTS WITH FOREIGN LAWS AND
     REGULATIONS AND TO GIVE DUE CONSIDERATION TO
     REASONABLE COMMERCIAL PRACTICES IN DECIDING UPON
     THE REINTRODUCTION OF WEATHER RELATED INFORMATION
     TO THE ORIGINATING COUNTRY.
     
     - GOOD RELATIONS WITH OTHER COUNTRIES WILL BE FOSTERED
     AND ENHANCED BY PROVIDING ATTRIBUTION TO THE NATIONAL
     METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN AS THE
     SOURCE OF THE WEATHER DATA AND PRODUCTS USED.
     
     NOTE THIS MESSAGE IS ALSO POSTED TO THE SOC CHANGE NOTICES
     WEB PAGE AT THE FOLLOWING URL
     
     HTTP //WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OSO/NOTICES/NOTICES.SHTML.
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