Re: [gembud] METAR Station Tables

I'll second Robert's statement. Thanks!

gerry


On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 4:29 PM, Robert Mullenax <
Robert.Mullenax@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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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