ADMIN NOTICE NOUS41 KWBC


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NOUS41 KWBC 121254
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PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT...TECHNICAL IMPLEMENTATION NOTICE 99-13
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
900 AM EDT THU AUG 12 1999
  
TO:       NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ OFFICES
           FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION CUSTOMERS
           FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS
           OTHER CUSTOMERS OF NWS AVIATION FORECASTS
  
FROM:     THERESE Z. PIERCE
           CHIEF...INTEGRATED HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICES CORE
           NWS...OFFICE OF METEOROLOGY
  
SUBJECT:  TRANSFER OF AVIATION FORECAST RESPONSIBILITY IN MAINE: 
           CHANGE IN ISSUING OFFICE FOR THREE TERMINAL FORECASTS
           AND TWO TRANSCRIBED WEATHER BROADCAST TEXT PRODUCTS...
           EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1 1999
  
NOTE:  THE FOLLOWING CHANGE HAS NO IMPACT ON NOAA WEATHER WIRE
SERVICE SUBSCRIBERS.
  
EFFECTIVE AT 0400 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME /UTC/ ON 
SEPTEMBER 1 1999...THREE TERMINAL FORECASTS /TAFS/ AND TWO
TRANSCRIBED WEATHER BROADCAST TEXT /TWEBS/ PRODUCTS CURRENTLY
PREPARED BY THE NWS FORECAST OFFICE IN GRAY MAINE WILL BE
TRANSFERRED TO THE NWS OFFICE IN CARIBOU MAINE.  THE
THREE TAFS AND TWO TWEBS ARE:
  
TAFS:  AIRPORT   AFOS PIL    LOCATION
         KBGR     PWMTAFBGR   BANGOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                              BANGOR ME
         KHUL     PWMTAFHUL   HOULTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                              HOULTON ME
         KCAR     PWMTAFCAR   CARIBOU MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
                              CARIBOU ME
  
TWEBS: ROUTE #   AFOS PIL    ANCHOR POINTS
         001      PWMTWB001   KPWM-KBGR-KCAR
         003      PWMTWB003   KBTV-KBGR
  
WHEN NWSO CARIBOU REQUIRES BACKUP...NWSFO GRAY WILL BE
RESPONSIBLE FOR PREPARING THE THREE TAFS AND TWO TWEBS SHOWN
ABOVE.
  
THESE CHANGES WILL BE TRANSPARENT TO ALL USERS OF TAFS AND TWEBS
INCLUDING AFOS USERS...THE FAA AND FAMILY OF SERVICES CUSTOMERS. 
NONE OF THE COMMUNICATION IDENTIFIERS WILL BE CHANGED.  NO
CHANGES WILL BE MADE TO THE AFOS IDENTIFIERS...WMO HEADERS NOR
THE COMPOSITION OF THE COLLECTIVES IN WHICH THE FORECASTS ARE
CONTAINED.  ALL OF THE TWEBS MENTIONED ABOVE ARE INCLUDED IN THE
COLLECTIVE FRUS31 KWBC.  ALL OF THE TAFS MENTIONED ABOVE ARE IN
THE FOLLOWING COLLECTIVES...LISTED BY WMO HEADERS:
  
   WMO HEADERS     AVAILABLE TO THE FOLLOWING CUSTOMERS:
  
   FTUS80 KWBC     NON-FAA DOMESTIC AND FAMILY OF SERVICES
   FTUS90 KWBC     FAA WEATHER MESSAGE SWITCHING CENTER AND FAA
                   FACILITIES
   FTUS52 KWBC     GLOBAL TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM CUSTOMERS
  
HOLDERS OF NWS OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTERS D-31 /AVIATION TERMINAL
FORECASTS/ AND D-30 /TRANSCRIBED WEATHER BROADCAST TEXT PRODUCTS/
SHOULD MAKE PEN AND INK CHANGES TO APPENDICES A AND B TO REFLECT
THESE TRANSFERS.  APPENDICES A AND B OF D-31 LIST LOCATIONS FOR
WHICH TERMINAL FORECASTS ARE PREPARED BY THE NWS.  APPENDICES A
AND B OF D-30 LIST ROUTES FOR WHICH TWEBS ARE PREPARED BY THE
NWS.
  
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING THE TRANSFER OF AVIATION
RESPONSIBILITY FROM NWSFO GRAY MAINE TO NWSO CARIBOU...CONTACT:
  
   MR. LARRY GABRIC             MR. ALBERT WHEELER
   METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE      METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE
   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE     NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
   810 MAIN STREET              P.O. BOX 1208
   CARIBOU ME 04736             GRAY ME 04039-1208
   PHONE: 207-496-0138          PHONE: 207-688-3221
  
THIS AND ALL OTHER NWS SERVICE CHANGE NOTIFICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE FOLLOWING URL /IN LOWER CASE LETTERS/
  
      HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM
  
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