Rather than work around the issue, have you tried asking the PyART guys?
I'm pretty sure they'd be interested in this fact. You can open an issue at
https://github.com/ARM-DOE/pyart/issues , or they have a mailing list at
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/pyart-users . I'm happy for the
code in MetPy to end up in PyART as well.
> Thanks Stonie. So, the error must be related to a failed effort to
> the NOAAPort version of the file... is anyone aware of a standalone
> that could be used to convert the NOAAPort NIDS compressed version into
> uncompressed version?
> From: "Stonie Cooper" <stonewall@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Arthur A Person" <aap1@xxxxxxx>, ldm-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Friday, May 20, 2016 2:54:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [ldm-users] NOAAPort NIDS versus
> ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/SL.us008001/DF.of/DC.radar/ files
> The data on NOAAPort is compressed frame by frame via libz; once you
> the data is identical.
> On May 20, 2016 1:46:08 PM CDT, Arthur A Person <aap1@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Anyone know if the NOAAPort NIDS files are the same data as reside in
>> We are able to read the tgftp data using pyART but when we try reading
>> NOAAPort NIDS data (e.g. differential reflectivity N0X),
>> we get an error "NotImplementedError: Level3 product with code 3338 is
>> supported". Any ideas on what this error might mean?
Ryan May, Ph.D.