19991230: Y2K Desk-ADMIN NOTICE NOUS40 KWBC (fwd)

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NOUS40 KWBC 301523
FOS/NOAAPORT SPECIAL Y2K NOTICE NO. 1 DECEMBER 30....1999

      ATTENTION    FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBER
                   NOAAPORT USERS

   REMINDER
   THERE WILL BE A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ Y2K
   SITUATION DESK SET UP AT THE NWS TELECOMMUNICATION
   GATEWAY /NWSTG/ IN SILVER SPRING... MD... THE CONTACT
   INFORMATION /IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE FOR CONTACT/
   FOLLOWS /E.G.... E-MAILS PREFERRED OVER VOICE/.  THIS DESK
   IS ABOVE AND BEYOND THE NORMAL 24/7 OPERATIONAL
   MONITORING DONE BY THE NWSTG.

   THE SITUATION DESK WILL POST PERIODIC STATUS UPDATES
   DURING ITS HOURS OF OPERATION TO THE NWS Y2K HOME PAGE
   AT HTTP //WWW.OSO1.X3.NWS.NOAA.GOV/Y2K  IN ADDITION  WE
   WILL SEND OUT STATUS MESSAGES VIA E-MAIL TO THE
   ADDRESSES ON THIS E-MAIL AS WELL AS TO FAMILY OF SERVICES
   SUBSCRIBERS ON THE GTS VIA AN NOUS40 KWBC
   MESSAGE.

           E-MAIL        NWSY2K/AT SYMBOL/NOAA.GOV

           FAX           /1-301/ 587-1773
           NOTE          MARK FAXES   ATTENTION Y2K DESK
           VOICE         /1-301/ 713-0906
           BACKUP VOICE  /1-301/ 980-9325

      UNLESS SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY OCCURS... THE DESK
      WILL ONLY BE STAFFED FROM 0600 HOURS UTC ON
      FRIDAY DECEMBER 31... 1999... THROUGH 0000 HOURS
      UTC ON SUNDAY JANUARY 2... 2000.  HOWEVER... UNLESS
      PERSONS REALLY BELIEVE THAT A PROBLEM IS Y2K IN
      NATURE RATHER THAN A NORMAL OPERATIONAL PROBLEM...
      OUR PREFERENCE IS FOR USERS TO UTILIZE THE REGULAR
      SUPPORT NUMBERS /E.G.... AOMC... SMCC... NCF... TECH
      CONTROL...
      ETC./ THEY DO FOR EVERYDAY OPERATIONAL PROBLEMS.  THE
      SITUATION DESK WILL POST PERIODIC STATUS UPDATES...
      DURING ITS HOURS OF OPERATION... TO THE NWS Y2K HOME
      PAGE AT HTTP //WWW.OSO1.X3.NWS.NOAA.GOV/Y2K

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