>From: Thomas Mote <address@hidden> >Organization: University of Georgia >Keywords: 200203051400.g25E0BK05321 McIDAS ADDE NEXRAD composite Tom, >I see that we are, in fact, ingesting the new NEXRAD composites. I was >also able to view the composites in NMAP... quite nice. Good news! >When I tried to >view the composites in McIDAS, I just got blank images. Also, when I tried >to look at IMAGE data availability, I got a "numpos" error. Is there >anything else I need to do to view the imagery in McIDAS on my system? This report is very strange to me for a couple of reasons: o I have been listing/loading/etc. all of the NEXRCOMP images from cacimbo with no problems (other than occasional network outages) from cacimbo for the past several days o I just logged onto cacimbo as 'mcidas', started a McIDAS session, loaded the latest 1 km national N0R image into a frame using the BREF24 enhancement, and then saved the display into a GIF (tm) that I then copied back to my home system and viewd. The GIF I created is in ~mcidas/workdata/1kn0rnat.gif. Were you trying the display from a machine other than cacimbo? If yes, did you "point" the other machine at cacimbo: DATALOC ADD NEXRCOMP cacimbo.ggy.uga.edu If you are doing this from a different machine, you will be missing the new BREF24 enhancement that is best to use with the N0R composites. I installed this new enhancement and a reworked MDR enhancement on cacimbo when I setup the NEXRCOMP dataset ingest/decode/ADDE access. Again, if you are doing this from a machine other than cacimbo, you will need to install the new enhancement at a minimum (assuming that the other machine has a separate installation of McIDAS!). This is easily done: <login to the other machine as 'mcidas'> cd mcidas7.8/update scp address@hidden:mcidas7.8/update/giniupdate.tar.Z . <you will be required to supply the password for mcidas on cacimbo> zcat giniupdate.tar.Z | tar xvPf - cd ../src make install.data Please let me know if you are, in fact, trying to access the NEXRCOMP data from a machine other than cacimbo, and, if so, if the procedure above did not get you going. Tom >From address@hidden Fri Mar 8 08:34:30 2002 >Subject: Re: 20020307: hosting ADDE access to Unidata NEXRAD composite imagery >(cont.) Tom: Sorry about this. I figured out the problem last night. It is now working. We had another outage with our network that stopped our feed again overnight to cacimbo. We are trying to install a private network between our noaaport system and cacimbo that should reduce the network problems. I also need to come up with some sort of failover that would move from the NOAAport system back to the IDD if it is failing to ingest. Tom
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