>From: Salottolo Greg <address@hidden> >Organization: NTSB >Keywords: 200206031322.g53DMRJ22607 TREDDS ADDE NEXRCOMP Hi Greg, >Would there be any problem with us occasionally displaying NEXRCOMP Images >as a continuously running loop (4 images an hour for local times of about >0700 to 1500 Mon - Fri). No, there is no problem in you doing that. I see that someone at NTSB downloaded the BREF24.ET enhancement that is designed to be used for the NEXRCOMP 1 and 6 km N0R composites. If you are interested in viewing the 2 km N1P (1-hour precipitation) and/or 4 km NTP (storm total precipitation) products that are also in NEXRCOMP, you will want to download the updated versions of PRE1.ET and PRET.ET from the pub/mcidas/data directory of anonymous FTP on our FTP server, ftp.unidata.ucar.edu. While you are at it, you might as well download the MDR.ET enhancement that was modified for use with the 10 km RCM composites that are also part of NEXRCOMP. >We understand that these images are experimental. OK, thanks for acknowledging this. We are encouraging our sites to use the images and evaluate their utility as compared to the individual NEXRAD Level III products that are freely available in NOAAPORT. Any commnets you would have on the composites would be appreciated. For reference, the N0R composites contain information from all NEXRADs that are reporting. This means that they include output from stations running in clear air mode as well as ones running in precip or storm modes. This also means that the timing of the images included in the composites is different from station to station. One last thing, the NEXRCOMP images are also available on other cooperating Unidata community ADDE servers: pscwx.plymouth.edu atm.geo.nsf.gov cacimbo.ggy.uga.edu papagayo.unl.edu stratus.al.noaa.gov adde.ucar.edu The server that holds the longest record of the NEXRCOMP images is pscwx.plymouth.edu; Plymouth State tries to maintain the last 360 of these images. The other machines more-or-less have the same length record of the images, anywhere between 12 and 24 images. You are welcome to use any of these servers for the NEXRCOMP, RTNEXRAD, GINIEAST, GINIWEST, GINICOMP, RTIMAGES, and RTPTSRC datasets. Some of the servers have NOAAOPRT model data in RTGRIDS, but not all. One last note just as information. The ADDE usage on all of the above machines is logged. This is done mainly to see which datasets are popular. We are not trying to play the part of "Big Brother". >Thanks .. No worries. We are glad that things being done in the Unidata community can help! Cheers, Tom >From address@hidden Mon Jun 3 08:20:33 2002 >Subject: RE: 20020603: displaying NEXRCOMP imagery at NTSB Thanks Tom ... We will download the other enhancements. Regards Greg ..
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