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[IDD #MVJ-732722]: Canadian Radar Data Question



Hi Lee, 

Apologies for the delayed response, played hookie yesterday and took my son 
skiing.

Glad all is good, please let us know if any issues pop up.

Cheers!

> Jeff,
> 
> Thank you so much for your help!  I ran the LDM notifyme utility on our 
> McIDAS data server box and was able to see the stream of files coming into 
> the LDM queue.  It looks like we are set up at JSC to retrieve Canadian Radar 
> data files from Unidata.  We will need to set up our system to download this 
> data and ingest it into our McIDAS to use the data.  We will do that in the 
> next couple of days.  Will let you know how this goes.
> 
> 
> 
> We appreciate your help Jeff!
> 
> 
> 
> -Lee
> 
> 
> Lee Nguyen
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> Tim S. (JSC-CD231)[SGT, INC] <address@hidden>; Garner, Tim (JSC-WS8)[NOAA] 
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> Subject: [IDD #MVJ-732722]: Canadian Radar Data Question
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> 
> Hi Lee,
> 
> 
> 
> re:
> 
> > The Space Meteorology Group (SMG) at JSC checked out the file and
> 
> > confirmed that it is the data we need.
> 
> 
> 
> Excellent!
> 
> 
> 
> re:
> 
> > We would like to request to access this data for the SMG at JSC.
> 
> 
> 
> OK.
> 
> 
> 
> re:
> 
> > A follow up question:  Do these files come with Enhancement Curve
> 
> > applied (*.ET)?
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> 
> 
> No.  Since Russ Dengel of UW/SSEC wrote CANRAD specifically to use the 
> Canadian radar observations, he may have the enhancement you need/want.  
> Personally, I don't think that this will be the case because Russ' effort was 
> aimed at adding the Canadian observations to the U.S. N0R national composite 
> reflectivity product that we make available in the LDM/IDD FNEXRAD feed.  
> This tells me that Russ was most probably using the WSR-BREF.ET enhancement 
> that is bundled with McIDAS-X.
> 
> 
> 
> re:
> 
> > For our LDM configuration, below is what we are planning to add to our
> 
> > ldmd.conf file to point to Unidata:
> 
> >
> 
> >
> 
> > # Pull Canadian Radar
> 
> > request EXP     "^([A-z][A-z][A-z])([0-3][PRS]).TXT.gz" 
> > idd.unidata.ucar.edu    PRIMARY
> 
> 
> 
> This looks OK, but:
> 
> 
> 
> The PRIMARY designation on the REQUEST line is ignored, so you can delete it.
> 
> 
> 
> You should always check to make sure that the pattern you want to use in an 
> LDM REQUEST actually matches the products you want
> 
> 
> 
> The easiest way to do this is to use the LDM utility 'notifyme'.  Here is an 
> example invocation:
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> 
> 
> <as 'ldm' on the machine on which you want to add the REQUEST> notifyme -vl- 
> -f EXP -h idd.unidata.ucar.edu -p "^([A-z][A-z][A-z])([0-3][PRS]).TXT.gz" -o 
> 10000
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> This 'notifyme' invocation will test:
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> 
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> - that you are ALLOWed to REQUEST from the upstream relay 
> (idd.unidata.ucar.edu)
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> Your machine should be ALLOWed to REQUEST the feed IF there is reverse DNS
> 
> for it AND the IP resolves to a '.gov' address.
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> 
> 
> - if you are ALLOWed, it will further test that your pattern matches products
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> 
> 
> Your pattern does match; I just tested it here.
> 
> 
> 
> re:
> 
> > Thank you in advance for your help!
> 
> 
> 
> No worries.
> 
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> 
> 
> Tom
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> Ticket ID: MVJ-732722
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> Department: Support IDD
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> Priority: Normal
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> Status: Closed
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Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: MVJ-732722
Department: Support IDD
Priority: Normal
Status: Open
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