19991001: GOES Single Chord Ops


     
     NOUS40KWBC 291217
     FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1539     SEPTEMBER 29... 1999
     
     ATTENTION    FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS
                  NOAAPORT USERS
     
     GOES SINGLE CHORD OPERATIONS... MADE NECESSARY BY LUNAR
     AND SOLAR INTRUSIONS AT THE EDGE OF THE EARTH DISK... IMPACT
     NAVIGATION AND REGISTRATION FOR SHORT PERIODS.  USERS OF
     GOES GVAR DATA WILL SEE VARIABLE ERRORS DURING PERIODS OF
     SINGLE CHORD OPERATIONS AS NOTED BELOW.
     
     SINGLE CHORD OPERATIONS FOR THE BEVEL EFFECT ARE LISTED
     WHEN APPLICABLE.  BEVEL EFFECT OPERATION IS INTENDED TO
     AVOID A SEASONAL SPACECRAFT POINTING PROBLEM WITH ALL
     GOES SPACECRAFT CAUSED BY THE SUN S LIGHT REFLECTING INTO
     THE EARTH SENSOR.
     
     FOLLOWING ARE TIMES OF GOES-8 SINGLE CHORD OPERATIONS FOR
     THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 27... 1999 TO OCTOBER 26... 1999.
     
     LUNAR INTRUSIONS
     
     09/27          1714 TO 2005 UTC
     10/10          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/21          1219 TO 1523 UTC
     10/24          1504 TO 1757 UTC
     
     BEVEL
     
     10/24          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/25          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/26          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     
     SOLAR INTRUSIONS
     
     09/27          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     09/28          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     09/29          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     09/30          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/01          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/02          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/03          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/04          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/05          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/06          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/07          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/08          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/09          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/10          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/11          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/12          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/13          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/14          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/15          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/16          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/17          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/18          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/19          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/20          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/21          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/22          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     10/23          0237 TO 0707 UTC
     
     FOLLOWING ARE TIMES OF GOES-10 SINGLE CHORD OPERATIONS FOR THE
     PERIOD SEPTEMBER 27... 1999 TO OCTOBER 26... 1999.
     
     LUNAR INTRUSIONS
     
     09/27          2126 TO 0017 UTC
     10/10          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/21          1637 TO 1929 UTC
     10/24          1911 TO 2204 UTC
     
     BEVEL
     
     10/26          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     
     SOLAR INTRUSIONS
     
     09/27          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     09/28          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     09/29          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     09/30          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/01          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/02          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/03          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/04          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/05          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/06          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/07          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/08          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/09          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/10          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/11          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/12          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/13          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/14          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/15          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/16          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/17          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/18          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/19          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/20          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/21          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/22          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/23          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/24          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     10/25          0713 TO 1153 UTC
     
     STEVE ARNETT
     SATELLITE ANALYSIS BRANCH /SAB/
     SATELLITE SERVICES DIVISION /SSD/
     NOAA/NESDIS
     STEVE.ARNETT/AT SYMBOL/NOAA.GOV
     END
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     NOUS40KWBC 291228
     FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1540      SEPTEMBER 29... 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.
     END
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     NOUS40KWBC 291251
     FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1541      SEPTEMBER 29... 1999
     
     ATTENTION         FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS
                       NOAAPORT USERS
     
     SUBJECT           CLIMATE MESSAGE PRODUCTS FOR AUSTIN... TX
     
     EFFECTIVE DATE IMMEDIATELY
     
     /DRG2389/
     EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY... THE CLIMATE MESSAGE PRODUCTS
     FOR AUSTIN... TX... WILL BE ADDED TO THE FOS/NOAAPORT
     DATA STREAMS.
     
     THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS WILL BE ADDED TO FOS/NOAAPORT
     
          AWIPS ID     WMO HEADER
          CLIATT       CDUS44 KEWX
          CLMATT       CXUS54 KEWX
          RERATT       SXUS74 KEWX
     
     FOR FOS/NOAAPORT QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT JULIE HAYES
     PHONE  301 713-1741 EXTENSION 205
     EMAIL  JULIE.HAYES/AT SYMBOL/NOAA.GOV
     
     
     THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO POSTED ON THE NWS SYSTEMS
     OPERATIONS CENTER CHANGE NOTICES WEB PAGE. THE URL IS LISTED
     BELOW.
     
     HTTP //WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OSO/NOTICES/NOTICES.SHTML
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