19990730: ASOS Commiss-Part 1

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
300 PM EDT FRI JUL 30 1999
 
ATTENTION:   ALL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) OFFICES/ 
FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS / NOAAPORT USERS / NOAA WEATHER
WIRE SERVICE SUBSCRIBERS / OTHER NWS PRODUCT USERS
 
SUBJECT:     ASOS COMMISSIONING NOTICES... 
 
1 OF 2.   ..... NOTICE .....
 
ON AUGUST 1 1999 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) AND THE
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA) WILL COMMISSION THE FAA-
SPONSORED ASOS AT:
 
LONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR AIRPORT   (KISP) ISLIP... NY
 
THE COMMISSIONING WILL OCCUR AT APPROXIMATELY MIDNIGHT LOCAL
TIME.  
 
THIS BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COMMISSIONED ASOSS TO 735 (311
NWS SITES AND 424 FAA SITES).   
 
COMMISSIONING OF THIS SITE MEANS THAT THE ASOS NOW PRODUCES
AUTOMATED... AROUND-THE-CLOCK OBSERVATIONS.
 
THE NWS FORECAST OFFICES RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS SITE... AS WELL AS
THE ASOS OPERATIONS AND MONITORING CENTER (800-242-8194) IN
SILVER SPRING... MARYLAND... MONITOR ASOS PRODUCTS AND COORDINATE
MAINTENANCE ACTIONS AS NEEDED.  NOTE: BECAUSE ASOS OBSERVATIONAL
FORMATS ARE DIFFERENT FROM MANUAL OBSERVATIONAL FORMATS...
AUTOMATED DECODER PROGRAMS MAY REQUIRE SOFTWARE MODIFICATIONS.  
 
PERSONS WISHING MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING ASOS SHOULD CONTACT
THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE OR CALL (301)
713-1792... FAX (301) 713-0959.
 
FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING FUTURE ASOS COMMISSIONINGS... CALL
(301) 713-0341 X131.
 
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2 OF 2. ..... NOTICE .....
 
ON JULY 28 1999 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) AND THE
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA) COMMISSIONED THE FAA-
SPONSORED ASOSS AT:
 
WESTERLY STATE AIRPORT   (KWST)
WESTERLY... RI
 
NOGALES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT   (KOLS) NOGALES... AZ
 
ST LUCIE COUNTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT   (KFPR) FORT PIERCE... FL
 
DOYLESTOWN AIRPORT   (KDYL)
DOYLESTOWN... PA
 
AND ON JULY 29... THE NWS AND FAA COMMISSIONED THE FAA-SPONSORED
ASOSS AT:
 
EVANSTON-UINTA COUNTY BURNS FIELD   (KEVW) EVANSTON... WY
 
BROKEN BOW   (KBBW)
BROKEN BOW... NE
 
THE COMMISSIONINGS OCCURED AT APPROXIMATELY 1800 UTC.  
 
THIS BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF COMMISSIONED ASOSS TO 734 (311
NWS SITES AND 423 FAA SITES).   
 
COMMISSIONING OF THESE SITES MEANS THAT THE ASOSS NOW PRODUCE
AUTOMATED... AROUND-THE-CLOCK OBSERVATIONS.
 
THE NWS FORECAST OFFICES RESPONSIBLE FOR THESE SITES... AS WELL
AS THE ASOS OPERATIONS AND MONITORING CENTER (800-242-8194) IN
SILVER SPRING... MARYLAND... MONITOR ASOS PRODUCTS AND COORDINATE
MAINTENANCE ACTIONS AS NEEDED.  NOTE: BECAUSE ASOS OBSERVATIONAL
FORMATS ARE DIFFERENT FROM MANUAL OBSERVATIONAL FORMATS...
AUTOMATED DECODER PROGRAMS MAY REQUIRE SOFTWARE MODIFICATIONS.  
 
PERSONS WISHING MORE INFORMATION CONCERNING ASOS SHOULD CONTACT
THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE OR CALL (301)
713-1792... FAX (301) 713-0959.
 
FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING FUTURE ASOS COMMISSIONINGS... CALL
(301) 713-0341 X131.
 
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