NOAA/National Weather Service's Warning Decision Training BranchUnited States Department of Commerce

News about the Radar & Applications Course

The FY17 offering of RAC will start in October. Registration is closed, and students should received their course materials sometime after October th. Registration for Radar & Applications Course webinars should open October 20th for instructor-led training (ILT) sessions in the CLC. Check this page occasionally for updates.

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Administrative Details

WDTD will provide information on a variety of administrative details an issues in this area. Here is a currently list of items RAC participants and local facilitators should be aware of:

  • Course materials will be mailed to the local training officers sometime in October. If there are any problems with your shipment, please contact .
  • The RAC workshop will be 5 days long. As a result, travel days for the workshop will be Sunday and Friday evening or Saturday. When making flight reservations, we recommend that participants schedule flights on Friday evening after 7 pm unless there is a significant scheduling conflict.

Contact Information

If you encounter any problems, or have any other questions, with RAC, please feel free to contact us. The following e-mails contacts have been provided for your convenience.

Topic
Email Address
General Help
RAC Help List E-mail
Administrative Support
RAC Help List E-mail
Introduction to the WSR-88D
Andrew Wood's E-mail address
Principles of Meteorological Doppler Radar
Jami Boettcher's E-mail address
Velocity Interpretation
Chris Spannagle's e-mail address
Base and Derived Products
Andrew Wood's E-mail address
Winter Weather Applications
Don Rinderknecht's e-mail address
Convective Storm Structure and Evolution
Bobby Prentice's E-mail address
Flash Floods
Brad Grant's E-mail address
Storm-Based Warning Fundamentals
Brad Grant's E-mail address
RAC Workshop
RAC Help List E-mail