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Program Documents and Links Last Updated
All Programs - NLSC Return Shipping Information
       - 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 91, Revision B, Replacement of Faulty CRT VDUNew
ASOS Modification Note 90, Revision B, Replacement of Faulty CRT OIDNew
- ASOS Maintenance Note 66, Revision A, Installation and Removal of the ASOS IFW Sensor Bird Deterrents
- ASOS Modification Note 89, Revision B, ASOS IFW Sensor Bird Deterrent Installation and RemovalNew
- ASOS Modification Note 103, ASOS IFW Sensor NSBD Installation and RemovalNew
- ASOS Maintenance Note 88, Revision A, Distribution of ASOS STM, Revision B, Chapter 6, Part 2



- AWIPS System Modification Note 82A: - AWIPS HSW1 and HSW2 Replacement bullet
- AWIPS Software Installation Note 105: Release 16.2.1 bullet
- AWIPS System Modification Note 80: - Broadcast Message Handler (BMH)
System Installation
- AWIPS System Modification Note 81: - AWIPS CPSBN1 and CPSBN2 Server Replacement
-AWIPS System Modification Note 78: - AWIPS Terminal Server and Console (TSC) Replacement
- AWIPS Software Installation Note 104, Release 16.1.1
- AWIPS Build Statusbullet
- Release OB Install Instructions and Release Notes


- NWR Continental Electronics Transmitter Preventive Maintenance Schedule and Performance Measurementsnew image
- NWR Nautel Transmitter Preventive Maintenance Schedule
- 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
- NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) Home Page
- Console Replacement System (CRS) Home Page
- Broadcast Message Handler (BMH) Home Page (under construction)
- EHB 7 (Communication Equipment)
- NWR Transmitter Remote Applications and Software/Firmware Updates
- UHF Radio Software and Firmware Updates

Environment & Safety

- Initial Report of NOAA Incident, Injury, Work Related Illness, or Near Miss
Report of a Possible Safety or Health Hazardnew image
- Environmental Management Manual (5/26/2016)new image
- FY16 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
- Monthly Safety Inspection Checklist


- Main Technical Manual Publication Page
   Active Modification Notes     Inactive Modification Notes
   Active Maintenance Notes   Inactive Maintenance Notes
   Active Software Notes           Inactive Software Notes

ART, RRS, RSOIS, Wind Profiler

- RRS Software Note 18 Revision A, Installation of RWS Software Version
- RRS Maintenance Note 15 Revision A: Distribution of NWS EHB 9-721 Manual
- RRS Maintenance Note 14 Revision A: Distribution of NWS EHB 9-730, RRS System Administration Manual

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

- EHB-1 M Computer Based Systems 16-2 new image
- EHB-1 R Weather Surveillance Radar 16-1new image
- EHB-1 J Aerological Soundings 15-9new image
- 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 06/03/2016

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

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
- COOP D111D Note 3, Modification - Solar Panel Regulator Installation, D900-1A1A2
- COOP D111E Note 2, Modification - FPR-E Battery Cable Modification

- COOP D111E Note 1, Modification - Fischer & Porter/Belfort Rebuild Version E (FPR-E) Installation, (D111E)


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