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NOUS72 KNCF 291943
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FROM - NWSTG
TO - ALL
SUBJECT - SBN / NOAAPORT EXPANSION UPDATE
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NOTICE 007
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THE AWIPS PROGRAM OFFICE IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE PROCESS OF EXPANDING THE AVAILABLE BANDWIDTH ON THE AWIPS SATELLITE BROADCAST NETWORK - SBN/NOAAPORT - FEED TO ABOVE 60MBPS REMAINS ON SCHEDULE.
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CURRENTLY, WE ARE CONTINUING TO EXECUTE INTERNAL TESTS ON THE NEW DOWNLINK FREQUENCY AND EXPECT CONFIGURATION CHANGES AND FINE TUNING TO CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND. AT THIS TIME WE RECOMMEND UTILIZING THE OLD DOWNLINK FREQUENCY TO RECEIVE OPERATIONAL DATA UNTIL ALL TESTING HAS BEEN COMPLETED.  AN ADDITIONAL NOTICE WILL BE SENT ON TUESDAY, SEPT 2ND TO KEEP EVERYONE UPDATED ON OUR PROGRESS.
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AS PART OF THIS EXPANSION, THE FEED WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE CURRENT
DVB-S2 STANDARD AS WELL AS POINT TO THE -SES1- SATELLITE. THE TECHNICAL SPECIFICIATIONS AS WELL AS UPDATES ON THE SBN EXPANSION PROJECT HAVE BEEN POSTED TO OUR WEBPAGE.
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PLEASE REVIEW
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WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/NOAAPORT/HTML/NOAAPORT.SHTML
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ON OCTOBER 1, 2014, THE LEGACY SBN/NOAAPORT FEED REMAINS ON SCHEDULE TO BE TERMINATED AND THE SBN/NOAAPORT FEED WILL ONLY BE DISSEMINATED VIA THE NEW DOWNLINK FREQUENCY.
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IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO CONTACT US VIA EMAIL AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS
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NWS.NOAAPORT.SUPPORT -AT- NOAA.GOV
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NWSTG/KMC





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