Accession Number:

ADA273075

Title:

Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) Principal User Processor (PUP) operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) Operational Report

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TECHNICAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY NJ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

This report details the results of the Operational Test and Evaluation OTE Operational Test of the Next Generation Weather Radar NEXRAD , Principle User Processor PUP. The PUP was evaluated at the Leesburg, Virginia, and Houston, Texas, Air Route Traffic Control Centers ARTCC during the period March 22 through April 1, 1993. The objective of the OTE Operational Test was to obtain the Central Weather Service Unit CWSU meteorologists evaluation of the NEXRAD PUP. A questionnaire was used to obtain responses from the meteorologists. This report includes the meteorologists evaluation of the quality and quantity of the products provided by the PUP, the workload, operational procedures, radar connections, and training. Next Generation Weather Radar NEXRAD, Principle User Processor PUP, Central Weather Service Unit CWSU.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE