Re: [gembud] METAR Station Tables

So, I have to ask, which one do you think is "better" ?

On Apr 10, 2014, at 7:46 PM, Michael James wrote:

> Good work Daryl, and thanks for sharing it, Pete.
> 
> I also wrote a decoder, hosted at 
> https://github.com/mjames-upc/gempak-stations - which creates a GEMPAK 
> station table from the NCAR / RAL file ( 
> http://weather.rap.ucar.edu/surface/stations.txt ).  The new GEMPAK table is 
> available at
> https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mjames-upc/gempak-stations/master/sfstns.tbl
> 
> I updated a number of entries in $GEMTBL/stns/geog.tbl, adding countries that 
> were not present and updating many country codes to be consistent with the 
> NCAR / RAL file.  The new GEMPAK geog.tbl is available at:
> https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Unidata/gempak/master/gempak/tables/stns/geog.tbl
> 
> both will be included in the next GEMPAK release (7.1.0).
> 
> -Michael
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> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 9:30 AM, <pmanousos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Greetings.  Thanks to quick work by Daryl Herzmann of Iowa Environmental 
> Mesonet group a global update to the GEMPAK station table can be found at 
> 
> http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/sites/networks.php  (see the link in the top 
> right of the page "Global METAR in GEMPAK Format" 
> 
> Pete 
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