McIDAS -XCD Future. 2010 MUG Meeting Jerrold Robaidek. What is McIDAS -XCD?. M cIDAS - XCD. McIDAS X C onventional data D ecoder. McIDAS-XCD files, decodes and indexes the NOAAPORT data stream (or other data streams) into formats that can be served by McIDAS-X ADDE servers.
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McIDAS-XCD files, decodes and indexes the NOAAPORT data stream (or otherdata streams) into formats that can be served by McIDAS-X ADDE servers.
Output formats include McIDAS MD files, text files, McIDAS GRID files, GRIB and
GRIB2 files, NEXRAD files, and GINI files.
TDWR RADAR products added
Model GRIB volume steadily increasing
No significant volume increases 2003-2005
Introduction of NEXRAD (operational January 1, 2001)
Mostly text, point some Grids 170 MB in 1998 – 300 MB in 2000
NOAAPORT DVB-S begins
10.24 Mb/s (1/2005)
NOAAPORT DVB-S2 begins 30 Mb/s (March-April 2011)
NOAAPORT Operational 1.6 Mb/s (11/25/1998)
Currently we get NOAAPORT data in two ways