Re: [gembud] METAR Station Tables

Dear all,

Thanks for keeping up with all those changes in the tables! It is much
appreciated.
I wonder if this file can also be used for SYNOP decoding? Or is there also
an updated GEMPAK SYNOP stations file?

Christian

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 12:32 AM, Gerry Creager - NOAA Affiliate <
gerry.creager@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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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