[idvusers] 20090518: IDV 2.7b1 available for testing

Hi All-

A beta version of IDV 2.7 (2.7b1) is available for download at:

http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/downloads/idv/test

New features in this release:

1.0 System Changes
   1.1. Use of netCDF 4.0 library
   1.2. Use of Java 1.6
   1.3. Parallel Data Reading and Rendering
2.0 Display Changes
   2.1. New display for RHI data
   2.2. 3D Hodograph and Table Readout of Soundings
3.0 Data Changes
   3.1. UF Radar data reading
   3.2. First guess grid for Objective Analysis
   3.3. Export data to netCDF
   3.4. Import of text point data
4.0 User Interface Changes
   4.1. Color Table Editor
   4.2. New Display Settings widget

See the release notes at:

http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/release/test_idv_2.7b1/docs/userguide/ReleaseNotes.html

for more information.

We are still working on updating the documentation in preparation for
an early June release of IDV 2.7.

Please test out this beta release and send any comments, questions or
problems to support-idv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Thanks.

The IDV Developers