19990614: Deadhorse, AK-ADMIN NOTICE NOUS40 KWBC (fwd)


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FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1484    JUNE 9... 1999


ATTENTION    FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS
              NOAAPORT USERS
              NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE SUBSCRIBERS

SUBJECT      ASOS COMMISSIONING NOTICE...

ON JUNE 9... 1999 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ AND
THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION /FAA/ WILL COMMISSION
THE FAA-SPONSORED ASOS AT

      DEADHORSE AIRPORT   /PASC/
      DEADHORSE... AK

THE COMMISSIONING WILL OCCUR AT APPROXIMATELY 1800 UTC.

THIS BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COMMISSIONED ASOSS TO
719 /306 NWS SITES AND 413 FAA SITES/.

COMMISSIONING OF THIS SITE MEANS THAT THE ASOS NOW PRODUCES
AUTOMATED... AROUND-THE-CLOCK OBSERVATIONS.

THE NWS FORECAST OFFICE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS SITE... AS
WELL AS THE ASOS OPERATIONS AND MONITORING CENTER
/800-242-8194/ IN SILVER SPRING... MARYLAND... WILL
MONITOR ASOS PRODUCTS AND COORDINATE MAINTENANCE ACTIONS
AS NEEDED.  NOTE  BECAUSE ASOS OBSERVATIONAL FORMATS ARE
DIFFERENT FROM MANUAL OBSERVATIONAL FORMATS... AUTOMATED
DECODER PROGRAMS MAY REQUIRE SOFTWARE MODIFICATIONS.

PERSONS WISHING MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING ASOS SHOULD
CONTACT THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE OR
CALL /301/713-1792... FAX /301/ 713-0959.

FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING FUTURE ASOS COMMISSIONINGS...
CALL /301/ 713-0341 X131.

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