TDWR Data in AWIPS (OB 5) Training
To support the availability of TDWR data in AWIPS OB 5 at some WFOs,
WDTB has prepared a recorded presentation on this new data source and on its uses in warning operations.
Presentation: The presentation takes approximately
20-25 minutes, and can be paused and restarted at any point.
NOAA employees can access this presentation from the Learning Management
System which also includes a 10 question exam.
Presentation System Requirements: To view
the presentation, you will need Macromedia
Flash 5 or higher. The presentation should work in many
browsers, but we recommend using Internet Explorer, version
6 or higher. If you have any technical problems please email
or send a Feedback
Download document TDWR.pdf (1.20 MB)
The above document includes a hard copy of all the presentation slides and the speaker notes. This is a PDF file. You must have Adobe's Acrobat Reader installed in order to read this document.
Major Training Topics
- Comparison of TDWR and WSR-88D data
- TDWR data in AWIPS
- Operational benefits of TDWR data
References / Related Links
- TDWR Interface Control and Specifications Documentation
- Table of TDWR Elevation Angles in Hazardous Mode