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[IDV #HKG-693378]: Adding New Data sources attempts - error message



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
> >
> 
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> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: HKG-693378
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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