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Program Documents and Links Last Updated
All Programs - NLSC Return Shipping InformationNew
       - New Return LRU Procedures
       - Return Label Request Form(revised)
       - Frequently Asked Question
- All Programs Maintenance Note 1: Procedures for Equipment Return to NLSC
- NWS H-14A Online Equipment Return Form


ASOS - Modification Note 102, Revision A, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Airspace System Information Display System (NIDS) Interface Port Assignment and Configuration New
- Modification Note 102, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Airspace System Information Display System (NIDS) Interface Port Assignment and Configuration New
- Maintenance Note 53A, Revision A, Closing ASOS Trouble Tickets via NOAA E-Mail
- Maintenance Note 57B, Distribution of ASOS STM, Revision B, Chapter 4, Part 1
- Modification Note 80G, ASOS Software Upgrade for ACU or SCA Processor Board Version 3.10 and DCP EPROMs 2.0
Maintenance Note 88, Distribution of ASOS STM, Revision B, Chapter 6, Part 2, Freezing Rain Sensor
- Maintenance Note 54D, Dist of ASOS STM Rev B, Chapter 8.1, DTS1


AWIPS - AWIPS Software Installation Note 102: Release 14.4.1 bullet
- AWIPS Software Installation Note 101: Release 14.3.1 bullet
- AWIPS Software Installation Note 100: Release 14.2.4 bullet
- AWIPS Software Installation Note 99: Release OB9.16 bullet
- AWIPS Software Installation Note 98: Release OB14.2.2 bullet
- AWIPS Software Installation Note 97: Release OB14.2.1 bullet
- AWIPS Software Installation Note 96: Release OB14.1.1 bullet
- AWIPS Build Statusbullet
- Awips System Modification Note 74: Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) DX1/DX2 Linux Data Servers Replacement bullet
- Release OB Install Instructions and Release Notes

- CRS Mod Note 53, Err 2, Console Replacement System (CRS) Output Channel Expansion new image
- Mod Note 91, Nautel NG1000 Chassis Replacement new image
- Mod Note 87A, Nautel 1000W Transmitter INCO Instructions New
- Mod Note 88A, Nautel 300W Transmitter INCO Instructions
- NWR Nautel Transmitter Preventive Maintenance Schedule
- NWR Mod Note 90, Kohler Generator12RES Carburetor Heater Kit InstallationNew
- Armstrong G300B/G1000B Transmitter Coaxial Switch Controller Cable Jumper Box
- CRS System Alignment Procedures, Appendix H, Revision 10 (Dec. 2011)
- NWR Transmitter Manuals
- NWR Transmitter Maintenance Schedule - Crown
- NWR Transmitter Maintenance Schedule - SRS
- NWR Transmitter Maintenance Schedule - Armstrong
- Console Replacement System (CRS) System Admin Manual
- Console Replacement System Maintenance Schedule
- Console Replacement System Maintenance Manual
- CRS FEP/MP Diagnosticsnew image
- NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) Home Page
- Console Replacement System (CRS) Home Page
- Weather Radio Improvement Program (WRIP) Home Page (under construction)
- EHB 7 (Communication Equipment)
- NWR Transmitter Software and Firmware Updates
- UHF Radio Software and Firmware Updates new image

Environment & Safety - NOAA Safety Training For Supervisorsnew image
- DOT Training
- Occupational Safety and Health Manual Checklists, Forms, and Templates
- Occupational Safety and Health Manual (7/16/14)
- NOAA Incident Reporting, Recording, and Analysis Manual
- Universal Waste and eWaste Management Awareness Training
- Environmental and Safety Focal Point Online Courses
- National Weather Service SPCC Training
- NWS/NOAA Environmental/Safety Staff Directorybullet
- Environmental Management Manual
- FY14 Safety, Health, Environmental, and Sustainability Action Plan
- Workers' Compensation Procedures
- Occupational Safety & Health Protection For NOAA Employees, Dept of Commerce poster
- OSHA Safety Poster: Job Safety and Health: It's the Law External site
- Accident/Illness Reporting Forms
- Monthly Safety Inspection Checklists
- Web-Based Accident/Illness Reporting System 
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- Main Technical Manual Publication Page
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   Active Maintenance Notes   Inactive Maintenance Notes
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ART, RRS, RSOIS, Wind Profiler

- RRS Software Note 19, Installation of Sippican Signal Processing System (SPS) Software Version (V) 4.9.0 new image
- RRS Modification Note 10, Revision A - RRS Tech Refresh Workstation Installation (RWS7-64) new image
- RRS Software Note 16: Installation of RRS Workstation (RWS) Software Version (V) new image
- RRS Modification Note 9: Stop Bolt and Elevation Housing Assembly Removal and Replacement new image
- RRS Modification Note 11: UAIB Hydrogen/Helium PTFE Hose Replacement for Compressed Gas Cylinder Supply Systems new image
- RRS Maintenance Note 13: RRS Workstation AWIPS Communications Test new image
- RRS Maintenance Note 12: Distribution of NWS EHB 9-711: RRS Wireless T1 Installation and Maintenance Manual
- RRS Maintenance Note 11: Distribution of NWS EHB 9-730: RRS System Administration Manual, Revision A
- RRS Software Note 15: Installation of Sippican Signal Processing System (SPS) Software Version 4.8.0
- LMS-6 SPS Software User Manual for Version 4.8.0
- RSOIS Modification Note 4, Revision A: Replacement of Failed RSOIS Ultrasonic Wind Sensors

- RRS Modification Note 8, Revision A: Vaisala SPS Installation
- RRS Maintenance Note 8: TRS O&M Technical Manual, Revision A
- RRS Equipment Maintenance Schedule 2, Revision A

OPSnet - OPSNet System Modification Note 9: Installation of Juniper EX2200 Switch new image
- OPSNet System Modification Note 10: Installation of Frequency Disturbance Recorder
- System Modification Note 8, OPSnet PA-88 Modem Installation
Engineering Handbooks

- EHB-1 R Weather Surveillance Radar 13-1new image
- EHB-1 M Computer Based Systems 13-3
- EHB-1 Accumulative Report 12-14
- EHB-1 X - Weather Service Publications 12-13
- EHB-1 S - Automatic Weather Observing Equipment 12-11
- Subscribe to NWS Technical Order Updates

Facilities - Kohler Emergency Generator Documents for ASOS and NWR
- ASOS Maintenance Note 67: Standby Power System Preventative Maintenance
- Kohler 12RES and 30RYG Engine Generator Set & MPAC 1500 ATS Schedule
- Facilities Maintenance Schedule
- GenCore Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Storage Module
Other Test Equipment - Calibration Contract Site Visit Schedulenew image
- Calibration of RF Radiation Meters
Barometry - Calibration Dates of NWS Region-Purchased/Office-Owned Paroscientific Barometers by Region, Office & S/N 10/19/2012

- Surface 017-S-14-SP12V20W Note 1, Modification – 20W Solar Panel Installation Guidancenew image
- Surface F - 420 Note 2, Modification - F - 420 Wind System Removalnew image
- Surface C460 Note 2, Modification - Primary Surge Protector, Revised Service Entrance Panel (SEP) Installation Guidance new image

Hydrology - Hydrologic Equipment Modification Note 3, Revision A: CHPS Hardware Install
- Hydro D111D Note 2, Modification - Fischer & Porter/Belfort Rebuild Version D (FPR-D) Installation

- Hydrologic Equipment Modification Note 4: CHPS Hardware Install
- Hydro D111C Note 1, Modification - Fischer & Porter/Belfort Upgrade (FPU) Installation, Version C
- Hydro D111C Note 2 Software - FPU Datakey Reader Operation Under Windows XP Installation

- COOP D111D Note 4, Modification - Fischer and Porter (F&P) Rebuild Version D (FPR-D) Firmware Upgrade new image
- COOP D111D Note 3, Modification - Solar Panel Regulator Installation, D900-1A1A2 new image
- COOP D111E Note 2, Modification - FPR-E Battery Cable Modification
new image
- COOP D111E Note 1, Modification - Fischer & Porter/Belfort Rebuild Version E (FPR-E) Installation, (D111E)
-COOP C129 Note 1, Maintenance - Evaporation Pan Thermometer Replacement new image
-COOP D111 Note 250, Maintenance - Fischer & Porter (F&P) Rain Gauge Drain Tube (D111-1SP106)


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Last Modified: July 1, 2015

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