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The NCEP ACARS Decoder
Entry ID: NCEP_ACARS_DECODER

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Summary
Abstract: The NCEP ACARS Decoder parses WMO BUFR messages containing ACARS (Aircraft
Communications Addressing and Reporting System) data into the NCEP Decoder
Interface Format. These ACARS BUFR messages are provided to the NWS and other
members of the meteorological community under contract from ARINC, a
private-sector firm whose mention here is for informational purposes only and
in no way implies nor constitutes an endorsement on the part of the NWS nor any
other U.S. government agency!

More Information:
http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/sib/decoders/dcacar/

[Text Extracted from the NCEP Home Page]
Service Citation
Originators: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
Title: The NCEP ACARS Decoder
Release_Date: 2001-06-11
Provider: NOAA/NWS/NCEP
Edition: 1.4
URL: http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/sib/decoders/dcacar/
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >TRANSFORMATION/CONVERSION Parameter Definition

Access Constraints The latest version of the decoder can be downloaded and utilized free of
charge, subject to the usual NWS disclaimer, provided you first register with
us. If you are a NOAA employee or a NOAA contractor, you may register online.
Otherwise, we ask that you mail a formal request letter (on organizational
letterhead, if applicable) to:

Dr. Wayman E. Baker
Deputy Director, NCEP Central Operations
W/NP1
5200 Auth Road, Rm. 307
Camp Springs, MD 20746
Ancillary Keywords
Indicated aircraft altitude
Precision of temperature observation
ACARS ground receiving station

Service Provider
DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP > National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.ncep.noaa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NCEP ACARS DECODER SUPPORT
Email: decoders-support at ncep.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
5200 Auth Road
City: Camp Springs
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20746
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: None
Personnel
NCEP ACARS DECODER SUPPORT
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: decoders-support at ncep.noaa.gov
Contact Address:
NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
5200 Auth Road
City: Camp Springs
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20746
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2003-07-07
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-08-05
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Last Updated:  September 2016