Brian, The key thing is that s/he be able to open it up in ToolsUI, Feature Types tab, Radial tab. That is the same code the IDV will use to open up the file in question. Best, Unidata IDV Support > I'll forward your comments to the originator, Maybe he can touch it up > somehow. > > Thanks, > Brian > > > On Jun 25, 2014, at 4:06 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote: > > Brian, > > CF Radial is still somewhat in flux at this time is our understanding. > > We tested this file in ToolsUI, and could not open it with the Radial feature > type. > > That means that we would have to do some development effort render these data. > > Best, > > Unidata IDV Support > > I can open this file as type "Radar files" in IDV, but the Field Selector is > then empty. > I tried the special Radar area in Data Choosers, but there is no place to > open a file there. > > Is there some step I am missing? > > http://weather.rsmas.miami.edu/repository/entry/show/RSMAS-UM+Repository+for+atm-ocean+data+and+its+science/AMIE-DYNAMO+data+archive/Revelle+ship+radar+%283D+volumes%29/cfrad.20111027_215008.000_to_20111027_215801.000_toga_v2.3_PPI.nc?entryid=synth%3A982a2587-ce6c-4315-8e04-d9f646ee8937%3AL2NmcmFkLjIwMTExMDI3XzIxNTAwOC4wMDBfdG9fMjAxMTEwMjdfMjE1ODAxLjAwMF90b2dhX3YyLjNfUFBJLm5j<http://weather.rsmas.miami.edu/repository/entry/show/RSMAS-UM+Repository+for+atm-ocean+data+and+its+science/AMIE-DYNAMO+data+archive/Revelle+ship+radar+(3D+volumes)/cfrad.20111027_215008.000_to_20111027_215801.000_toga_v2.3_PPI.nc?entryid=synth:982a2587-ce6c-4315-8e04-d9f646ee8937:L2NmcmFkLjIwMTExMDI3XzIxNTAwOC4wMDBfdG9fMjAxMTEwMjdfMjE1ODAxLjAwMF90b2dhX3YyLjNfUFBJLm5j> > > > ----- > The person who sent the file (Paul Hein at CSU) said this: > IDV can read both CF/Radial (netcdf) formatted data and our gridded netcdf > data. > but I don't know quite what he meant. > > > Brian > > > > > Ticket Details > =================== > Ticket ID: VPL-195434 > Department: Support IDV > Priority: Normal > Status: Closed > > > Brian Mapes > address@hidden<mailto:address@hidden> > > > > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: VPL-195434 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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