Modifications to Upper Air Software

...NEW VERSION OF SOFTWARE INSTALLED FOR RADIOSONDE REPLACEMENT SYSTEM WORKSTATION AT NWS RIVERTON...

ON JUNE 7 2011...NWS RIVERTON /RIW/ WYOMING INSTALLED NEW SOFTWARE... VERSION 2.1 OF THE RADIOSONDE REPLACEMENT SYSTEM WORKSTATION. THE FIRST FLIGHT OF RECORD OCCURRED AT 2300 UTC ON JUNE 7TH. VERSION 2.1 SOFTWARE IS A MAINTENANCE REVISION...AND IT CORRECTS ISSUES IDENTIFIED WITH THE PREVIOUS SOFTWARE VERSION. IT ALSO PROVIDES A NUMBER OF ENHANCEMENTS TO AID THE OBSERVER IN TAKING AN UPPER AIR SOUNDING. THIS NEW SYSTEM HAS ALREADY BEEN OF BENEFIT TO NWS RIVERTON. THE RADIOSONDE REPLACEMENT SYSTEM IS USED TO COLLECT...PROCESS... AND DISSEMINATE UPPER AIR DATA USING MODERN GROUND TRACKING EQUIPMENT AND GLOBAL POSITION SYSTEM /GPS/ RADIOSONDES.



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