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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.

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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 our Webmaster, or send a Feedback Message.

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

  1. Comparison of TDWR and WSR-88D data
  2. TDWR data in AWIPS
  3. Operational benefits of TDWR data

References / Related Links

  1. TDWR Interface Control and Specifications Documentation
  2. Table of TDWR Elevation Angles in Hazardous Mode


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