19991109: OK-ASOS (fwd)


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FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1561     NOVEMBER 9... 1999

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

SUBJECT      ASOS COMMISSIONING NOTICE...

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

      BARTLESVILLE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT   /KBVO/
      BARTLESVILLE... OK

THE COMMISSIONING WILL OCCUR AT APPROXIMATELY 1800
UTC.

THIS BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COMMISSIONED ASOSS TO
745 /311 NWS SITES AND 434 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... 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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