>To: address@hidden >cc: address@hidden >From: Harry Edmon <address@hidden> >Subject: NEXRAD floater feed (fwd) >Organization: UCAR/Unidata >Keywords: 200102142236.f1EMaCL19156 Harry, > All that page says is to ask for the floater from "your.floater.feed". I see > nothing that says who this is? Is it the same as the NNEXRAD feed? If so, > then > I need to add that feed type for the downstream hosts. For me is it supposed > to > be sunshine? If so, when I try a notifyme to sunshine for FNEXRAD, I get > connected, but no data shows up. > > This is still not clear. OK, sorry, now I understand the problem. The information you're looking for, saying the floater data is available from your upstream source for FOS data, is currently buried in the following paragraph First, we have allocated a new feed type, "FNEXRAD" for "floater" NEXRAD products. For LDM V5.1.2 or earlier, the feed type "NMC3" refers to the same feed type. This feed is for "interesting" radar data from around the country, as determined by individuals at Millersville and DuPage who have generously agreed to provide this service. Three floater radars will be available on this feed, but we can increase this number as we determine that the IDD can handle it. Sites may request this feed from their primary upstream feed as usual. from the page "Recommendations for Receiving Radar Data" at http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/packages/ldm/receivingRadar.html The term "primary upstream feed" is not well-defined, but was intended to refer to the FOS topology. This confusion has probably caused many sites who are feeding FOS data to downstream sites to neglect to include the ALLOW line for FNEXRAD in their ldmd.conf files. We'll try to fix this problem when we get back from the CRAFT Workshop that's happening over the next two days, or maybe I can find a way to clarify things when I'm not in the CRAFT meetings. The FOS routing page shows sunny.atmos.washington.edu is getting FOS data from motherlode.ucar.edu, so that's who you should be getting the FNEXRAD feed from. In regard to Dave Dempsey's question, it looks like the host "sunny89.atmos.washington.edu" is the same as "sunny.atmos.washington.edu", so that host should be feeding Dave's LDM at sfsu.edu the FNEXRAD data. So you will have to put the proper ALLOW for FNEXRAD in sunny's ldmd.conf and restart it. Sorry for creating the confusion and not fixing it when you told me about it ... --Russ
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