>From: Dave Dempsey <address@hidden> >Organization: San Francisco State University >Keywords: 200003280145.SAA13639 ldm-mcidas lwtoa3 header Dave, >Respected Unidaters, Is this supposed to go to some other Unidata ;-) >I'd like to include in my pqact.conf file an EXEC command that triggers a >script upon receipt of MCIDAS AREA files containing GOES-west visible images >at one particular hour (UTC) each day. To do that I've got to know where/how >the date/time info is represented in MCIDAS AREA file headers. Where can I >find that info? Currently (this will change when we move to a different method for sending products in the UW stream), the header looks like: LWTOA3 nnnn CAL=YES DIALPROD=pp yyddd hhmmss ^ ^ ^ ^____ nominal time for the image | | |__________ year and Julian day | |_______________ McIDAS routing table product code |___________________________________ default AREA file number The CAL= field is typically there, but it is not guaranteed. The regular expression I would use in pqact.conf to do the job you have in mind would key off of the third positional parameter for the DIALPROD= keyword. >Regards, Tom
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