Hi Fred, You won't be able to access the CLASS site through the IDV - you will need to go through your browser and request the data, download the data to disk, then load it into the IDV. Cheers, Sean > Sean, > > Thanks for the information. > > I can't access the Web for satellite image sources because it's set up as the > IDV default for whatever is in there. I want to add NEW sources, but can't > get there. > > Fred > > > -----Original Message----- > >From: Unidata IDV Support <address@hidden> > >Sent: Jan 15, 2013 9:44 AM > >To: address@hidden > >Cc: address@hidden > >Subject: [IDV #HKG-693378]: Adding New Data sources attempts - error message > > > >Greetings Fred! > > > >It looks like the issue you are having is that you are trying to view > >pictures > >(e.g. .jpg files) of satellite data in the IDV, rather than the satellite > >data > >itself. I would recommend grabbing the actual satellite data from the NOAA > >CLASS website. CLASS can be a bit difficult to navigate, but it should give > >you access to the data you need. You will need to register on their site to > >be able to 'order' data, but it's free. > > > >I'd start off checking out: > > > >http://www.class.ncdc.noaa.gov/saa/products/catSearch > > > >and maybe even more specifically: > > > >http://www.class.ncdc.noaa.gov/saa/products/search?sub_id=0&datatype_family=GVAR_IMG&submit.x=18&submit.y=13 > > > >the products you order will be in AREA format by default, and the IDV can > >load > >just fine :-) > > > >Just be aware that some of the data are likely loaded off of a tape archive, > >so > >sometimes it can take some time for your order to be processed. > > > >Cheers! > > > >Sean > > > >> Full Name: Fred Schoeffler > >> Email Address: address@hidden > >> Organization: Sheff LLC > >> Package Version: 3.1 build date:2012-08-31 20:26 UTC > >> Operating System: Windows 7 > >> Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\IDV_3.1\jre version: 1.6.0_31 > >> j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4) > >> Description of problem: > >> > >> Error opening url:file:c:/users/owner/pictures/new york peak > >> fire2_2006-07-25-21_western us_300%.xcf > >> > >> java.lang.IllegalArgumentException > >> > >> Here's one of the error messges I get with the image I saved using GIMP > >> Image Editor and attempted to open as attachment > >> > >> ****************** > >> Stack trace: > >> java.lang.IllegalArgumentException > >> at sun.net.www.ParseUtil.decode(Unknown Source) > >> at sun.net.www.protocol.file.Handler.openConnection(Unknown Source) > >> at sun.net.www.protocol.file.Handler.openConnection(Unknown Source) > >> at java.net.URL.openConnection(Unknown Source) > >> at javax.swing.JEditorPane.getStream(Unknown Source) > >> at javax.swing.JEditorPane.setPage(Unknown Source) > >> at > >> ucar.unidata.idv.control.TextDisplayControl.processUrl(TextDisplayControl.java:1184) > >> at > >> ucar.unidata.idv.control.TextDisplayControl.processUrl(TextDisplayControl.java:1072) > >> at > >> ucar.unidata.idv.control.TextDisplayControl.doMakeContents(TextDisplayControl.java:489) > >> at > >> ucar.unidata.idv.control.DisplayControlImpl.doMakeWindow(DisplayControlImpl.java:4267) > >> at > >> ucar.unidata.idv.control.DisplayControlImpl.init(DisplayControlImpl.java:1170) > >> at > >> ucar.unidata.idv.ControlDescriptor.initControl(ControlDescriptor.java:986) > >> at ucar.unidata.idv.ControlDescriptor$1.run(ControlDescriptor.java:911) > >> at ucar.unidata.util.Misc$3.run(Misc.java:1250) > >> > >> > >> > > > >Ticket Details > >=================== > >Ticket ID: HKG-693378 > >Department: Support IDV > >Priority: Normal > >Status: Open > > > > > WARNING: Due to Presidential Executive Orders the National Security Agency > (NSA) may have read this email without probable cause, warrant, or notice > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: HKG-693378 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Open
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