IDD data retrieval after power outage


Last year I was able to minimize data loss during an 8 hour power outage by accessing Pete Pokrandt's archives of the raw IDD feeds for DDPLUS and HDS (see below). Unfortunately, Pete no longer maintains this, so I'm looking for other options. I need raw data for DDPLUS/HDS from 7Z to 19Z 3 June 2007 and will need data for an upcoming outage on June 15th. Any help is greatly appreciated.


 >Hello LDMers,
>We're scheduled to have an 8 hour power outage next month. What is the >recommended procedure to retrieve IDD data once the juice comes back on? > I'm assuming it involves FTPing hourly data files from somewhere, then >running pqact -q /path/to/hourlyfilename so we can get the data back >into our archives. I'd like to confirm that everything will go smoothly >before we turn out the lights...


Sorry, I just realized I never got back to you.

We archive the raw LDM feed for the DDPLUS and HDS feeds, I can
get you access to those files (1 per hour) and you can feed
them back into your ldm as a replay, with a command such as

pqing -l - -q /u2/ldm/data/ldm.pq -f hrs 2001011511.HRS


Brendon Hoch
Technology Manager
Judd Gregg Meteorology Institute
MSC 48, Boyd Hall 321A
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603)535-2818 Fax: (603)535-2723

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