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Re: DGEX grids


At the moment, the DVB-S grids are being put in the NGRID feed type.
That is my preferrred plan for the "nwstg2" stream that the NWS will be
creating. This currently is the ETA218, DGEX and NDFD products from

You can feed NGRID from emo.unidata.ucar.edu.

Steve CHiswell
Unidata User SUpport

On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 09:26, Jim Cowie wrote:
> Steve,
> Yes, we would definitely like to get the DGEX grids. While I was
> googling for this, I found something that looked like a transmission
> log for putting the DGEX grids on the NCEP FTP server. The dates were
> current, and it went back many months. They must be on there somewhere
> but it's tedious to have to search for it. Anyway, the IDD is the
> prefered source. What is your plan with regard to sending the ETA218
> grids? Thanks,
> -jim
> Steve Chiswell wrote:
> > Jim,
> > 
> > The DVBS channel is carrying ETA218 and DGEX in GRIB2/JPEG2000 format,
> > and a few NDFD grids in GRIB2. The DGEX is f090-f192.
> > 
> > This is arriving on COMET's dish on the old GOES channel that
> > was freed when the GOES-E and GOES-W were combined.
> > NWS will change the frequency when testing is done, so there will
> > eventually be some changes there, but I could pass on what they are
> > sending now if you like.
> > 
> > I don't know if they are on the NWS tgftp server as I didn't see them
> > on a glance. 
> > 
> > Steve
> > 
> > 
> > On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 16:18, Jim Cowie wrote:
> > 
> >>Steve,
> >>
> >>I saw an exchange in your email archive about the DGEX grids being
> >>available on the NOAAport DVBS, and that DVBS was being investigated
> >>for IDD. Do you know what the status of that is? Is the NCAR (COMET)
> >>NOAAport DVBS-compatible?
> >>
> >>If it is going to be a while before we see these, do you know if the
> >>grids exist anywhere on the NCEP FTP servers?
> >>
> >>Thanks for any info,
> >>
> >>-jim