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[IDV #CBF-953518]: UF radar file not working (not CDM).



> Hi Yuan.
> 
> May I turn this request around differently?
> 
> Could you send, or point us on the Web, to an excellent example radar file in 
> an IDV friendly format?
> Then the Vietnamese can learn to just replace the time, lat, lon, and data 
> arrays in that template.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> Brian
> 

Brian,
     Attached is a good UF radar sample. I think they need to make sure the 
header is the same, as the IDV relies on the CDM to read in the UF data and it 
checks the header to make sure this is a valid dataset.


Yuan
> 
> 
> 
> On Feb 24, 2014, at 12:44 PM, Unidata IDV Support <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> >> This Vietnamese person has radar data in a .uf file but I can't open it in 
> >> IDV
> >> using Radar Files (NEXRAD/DORADE/UF) type.
> >>
> >> There was an error loading the data:
> >> Error creating data source:file.radar with: 
> >> /Users/bem/Downloads/DON20140221000057.uf
> >> null
> >> java.io.IOException: Cant read /Users/bem/Downloads/DON20140221000057.uf:
> >> not a valid CDM file.
> >>
> >>
> >> Any help appreciated. File attached.
> >> Brian
> >>
> >
> > Brian,
> >      The UF format is based on the NACR and Canadian's radar datasets, it 
> > also works for some other countries. But it may not be as universal as we 
> > expect.
> >      I check the header of the attached file, there is some unrecognized 
> > characters. Not sure if this is due to the language. I probably need a 
> > document to better understand this file.
> >
> >
> >
> > Yuan


> >>
> >> Begin forwarded message:
> >>
> >> Dear Professor Brian Mapes.
> >>
> >> I translate Thanh's letter below:
> >>
> >> Here is Radar Doppler data that we have in the North of Central Vietnam 
> >> (format: uf). I want to show it with other data in your Mapes website. How 
> >> to use my data in your website and how to show it in IDV website)
> >>
> >> Thank you so much!
> >> Respectful,
> >> Thanh
> >>
> >> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >> From: Cao Van Thanh <address@hidden<mailto:address@hidden>>
> >> Date: 2014-02-22 10:46 GMT+07:00
> >> Subject: radar data
> >> To: Paris Hoang <address@hidden<mailto:address@hidden>>
> >>
> >>
> >> ChÃo giÃo s? Brian Mapes
> >> ?Ãy là d? li?u radar doppler mà chÃng tÃi cà ???c trÃn khu v?c b?c 
> >> Mi?n Trung Vi?t Nam (d?nh d?ng file là uf). TÃi mu?n th? hi?n nà v?i 
> >> cÃc d? li?u khÃc trong ch??ng trÃnh. V?y s? d?ng và th? hi?n trong IDV 
> >> nh? th? nÃo ?
> >> CÃch t?i d? li?u trong quà kh? ? (và d? n?m 1999 ho?c 2013)
> >> ChÃc ngÃi s?c kh?e và trÃn tr?ng kÃnh chÃo.
> >> Mr Thanh
> >>
> >> --
> >> ===========================================================
> >> Cao Van THANH - Hydro-meteorological center of Quang Tri province, Viet Nam
> >> Address: Le Thanh Tong Street - Dong Ha City - Quang Tri Province of Viet 
> >> Nam
> >> Tel and Fax (+84) 53 3560 013
> >> Cell phone (84) 912 324 973;
> >> Email: address@hidden<mailto:address@hidden>;
> >> ===========================================================
> >>
> >>
> >> Brian Mapes
> >> address@hidden<mailto:address@hidden>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: CBF-953518
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> 
> Brian Mapes
> address@hidden or address@hidden
> 
> 
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: CBF-953518
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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