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This page provides easy access to WDTB's online or VISITview training modules. Click on the appropriate link below to access the module.

[RDA | RPG | AWIPS | TDWR | WSR-88D Papers]

Module Access

Access individual modules or web pages at the links below:

RDA Updates

  1. RDA/RPG Build 15.0 Beta Test Web page (deployed Fall 2014).
    1. Dual-Pol Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (QPE) Updates
    2. RPG estimated Initial System Differential Phase (ISDP) process
  2. RDA/RPG Build 14.0 Web page (deployed Spring 2014).
    1. Initial System Differential Phase (IDSP)
    2. Radial by Radial (RxR) Noise Estimation
    3. Coherency Based Thresholding (CBT)
    4. 8 Hour Performance Check Countdown
    5. Supplemental Adaptive Intra-Volume Low-Level Scan (SAILS)
    6. Update to the Automated Volume Scan Evaluation and Termination (AVSET) Algorithm
    7. Storm-Based Auto PRF
    8. Auto PRF for SZ-2 VCPs
    9. 2D-Velocity Dealiasing Algorithm Adjustments
    10. Dual-Pol RPG Algorithm Adjustments
  3. RDA/RPG Build 13.1 Web page (deployed Winter 2013).
    1. Adjustments to the RPG dual-polarization algorithms
    2. The Two Dimensional Velocity Dealiasing Algorithm (2D-VDA)
  4. RDA/RPG Build 13.0 Web page (deployed Summer 2012).
    1. Clutter Mitigation Decision (CMD) & Automated Volume Scan Evaluation and Termination (AVSET) updated
    2. New method for computing Spectrum Width data

RPG Updates

  1. RDA/RPG Build 15.0 Web page (deployed Fall 2014).
    1. Dual-Pol Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (QPE) Updates
    2. RPG estimated Initial System Differential Phase (ISDP) process
  2. RDA/RPG Build 14.0 Web page (deployed Spring 2014).
    1. Initial System Differential Phase (IDSP)
    2. Radial by Radial (RxR) Noise Estimation
    3. Coherency Based Thresholding (CBT)
    4. 8 Hour Performance Check Countdown
    5. Supplemental Adaptive Intra-Volume Low-Level Scan (SAILS)
    6. Update to the Automated Volume Scan Evaluation and Termination (AVSET) Algorithm
    7. Storm-Based Auto PRF
    8. Auto PRF for SZ-2 VCPs
    9. 2D-Velocity Dealiasing Algorithm Adjustments
    10. Dual-Pol RPG Algorithm Adjustments
  3. RDA/RPG Build 13.1 Web page (deployed Winter 2013).
    1. Adjustments to the RPG dual-polarization algorithms
    2. The Two Dimensional Velocity Dealiasing Algorithm (2D-VDA)
  4. RDA/RPG Build 13.0 Web page (deployed Summer 2012)
    1. Adjustments to dual-polarization RPG algorithms
    2. Clutter Mitigation Decision (CMD) & Automated Volume Scan Evaluation and Termination (AVSET) algorithms will be unavailable (unless your radar has been upgraded to dual-pol)
    3. Enhanced VAD Wind Profile

AWIPS Updates

  1. Operational Build 9.0 (Feb 2009)
    1. AWIPS Hydro Training
      • High Resolution Precipitation Nowcaster
      • FFMP
      • FFMP Adjusted Flash Flood Guidance
      • Incorporating HPN into Flash Flood Decision Making
    2. Feature Following Zoom
    3. Panel Combo Rotate and All Panel Sample
    4. TDWR in FSI
    5. ARSR-4 Radar
    6. ASR-11 Radar
  2. Operational Build 8.3 (July 2008)
    1. FFMP-Advanced
    2. High-Resolution Precipitation Estimator
    3. Four-Dimensional Stormcell Investigator Changes (FSI)
    4. Integrated Radar Sampling
  3. Operational Build 8.2 (Dec. 2007) Training
    1. Four Dimensional Storm-Cell Investigator (FSI)
    2. Estimated Actual Velocity Tool (EAV)
  4. Operational Build 8.1 (July 2007) Training
    1. Storm-Based Warnings

TDWR Updates

  1. SPG Build 3 (Deployed April 2008).

WSR-88D Related Papers

Access a variety of operational, radar-related documents below:

  1. WSR-88D Tropical Cyclone Operations Plan
  2. WSR-88D Clutter Suppression and Its Impact On Meteorological Data Interpretation
  3. An Introduction to WSR-88D Clutter Suppression, and Some Tips for Effective Suppression Utilization
  4. An Operational Guide to WSR-88D Reflectivity Data Quality Assurance
  5. Operational Impacts of Software Note 26 - Change Lowest Boundary Level Parameter For Layered Products
  6. Documentation on WSR-88D Ghost Echoes

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