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public policy affairs Modernizin g the Nation's Weather Communications Systems Elbert W. Friday, Jr. Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Weather Services National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, Md. 20910 Abstract prim e NW S responsibility is t o issue forecast s an d warnings t o th e publi c fo r th e protectio n of life an d property . A second Substantial changes are taking place in the dat a services provided by majo r responsibilit y is th e provisio n of weathe r informatio n the National Weather Service. Following implementation of the Au- fo r th e enhancemen t of efficiency , economy , an d satisfaction tomatio n of Field Operations and Services (AFOS) system, tradi- in weather-sensitive activities nationwide. The accomplish- tional teletypewriter services will be phased out over the next two men t of thes e tw o mission s require s effectiv e communicatio n years, with new services becoming available between the present and of weathe r observation s an d forecast informatio n not only 1985. User grou p studies indicate a need fo r increased access to data available at the National Meteorological Center. New high-speed withi n http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

public policy affairs

Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society , Volume 64 (4): 10 – Apr 1, 1983

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-64.4.355
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Abstract

Modernizin g the Nation's Weather Communications Systems Elbert W. Friday, Jr. Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Weather Services National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, Md. 20910 Abstract prim e NW S responsibility is t o issue forecast s an d warnings t o th e publi c fo r th e protectio n of life an d property . A second Substantial changes are taking place in the dat a services provided by majo r responsibilit y is th e provisio n of weathe r informatio n the National Weather Service. Following implementation of the Au- fo r th e enhancemen t of efficiency , economy , an d satisfaction tomatio n of Field Operations and Services (AFOS) system, tradi- in weather-sensitive activities nationwide. The accomplish- tional teletypewriter services will be phased out over the next two men t of thes e tw o mission s require s effectiv e communicatio n years, with new services becoming available between the present and of weathe r observation s an d forecast informatio n not only 1985. User grou p studies indicate a need fo r increased access to data available at the National Meteorological Center. New high-speed withi n

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Apr 1, 1983

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