Re: [gembud] METAR Station Tables

Thanks to everyone, it is much appreciated.



> On Apr 10, 2014, at 9:20 PM, "daryl herzmann" <akrherz@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Howdy,
> 
> I wouldn't call my table 'better' than about anybody elses and I realize I 
> probably have some incorrect country codes.  I also place the various 
> classified military METAR sites all in Iraq, which isn't right, hehe.  I 
> generally think the RAP list is the best quality, but also use Phillip 
> Gladestone's wonderful site.  http://weather.gladstonefamily.net/
> 
> My ingestor alerts me daily to METAR sites with unknown metadata, so I go 
> searching around after that and try to keep my database updated...
> 
> I also attempt to maintain a good list of all SHEF sites, which is an 
> unmitigated disaster!
> 
> daryl
> 
>> On Fri, 11 Apr 2014, Knight, David wrote:
>> 
>> 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
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 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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