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Reminder – NOAA DVB-S2 Changeover

The following email was sent out last week to remind everyone of the upcoming changeover to DVB-S2 for the NOAAPORT signal. Please review the signal and date information to make sure you are ready.

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NOXX10 KWBC  271732
DATA MGT MESSAGE 05-11.10
TO  NOAAPORT USERS
FROM  RTH WASHINGTON DATA MANAGEMENT
SUBJECT - SBN/NOAAPORT EXPANSION/HARDWARE UPGRADE/NOTICE – 011
WHAT – SBN/NOAAPORT EXPANSION AND HARDWARE UPGRADE DATE – MAY 27  2011 NOTICE – 011

SBN ACTIVATION INFORMATION – MAY 27  2011

AS REPORTED  THE OPERATIONAL ACTIVATION OF THE NEW -SBN/NOAAPORT- SIGNAL TOOK PLACE ON MAY 20  2011.

TO AID OUR CUSTOMERS WITH THE TRANSITION  THE DUAL ILLUMINATION WILL REMAIN ACTIVE TILL THE EVENING OF JUNE 17TH 2011. THIS WILL ALLOW AWIPS SITES AND NOAAPORT CUSTOMERS ADEQUATE TIME TO COMPLETE THE TRANSITION.

THE NEW FREQUENCY FOR THE NEW -SBN/NOAAPORT- SIGNAL IS SHOWN BELOW

– 3995.85MHZ / C-BAND
– 1154.15MHZ / L-BAND

PLANNING DATES
1. DUAL ILLUMINATION DATES
START: APRIL 17 2011
END: JUNE 17 2011 – 2359Z
2. DECOMMISSION DVB-S
END: JUNE 18 2011 – 0001Z

ALL TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AS WELL AS UPDATES FOR THIS UPGRADE CAN BE FOUND ON THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE

WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/NOAAPORT/HTML/NOAAPORT.SHTML

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR ENCOUNTER ANY PROBLEMS PLEASE REPORT THE PROBLEM TO THE NOAAPORT SUPPORT TEAM USING THE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW.

NWS.NOAAPORT.SUPPORT -AT- NOAA.GOV

THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO POSTED ON THE NWS DATA MANAGEMENT CHANGE NOTICES WEB PAGE. THE URL IS LISTED BELOW.

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/DATAMGMT/NOTICES.SHTML

DATA MANAGEMENT
TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATIONS CENTER
RTH WASHINGTON SENDS
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