GOES DCS User Survey
Completion of this survey will aid in protecting the NOAA GOES DCS frequency assignments from radio interference. For more information about this survey please contact the DCS Program Manager Richard Antoine of NOAA/NESDIS.
Email: richard.antoine@noaa.gov
Phone: (301) 817-4521
1) Email address *
Your answer
2) Name *
Your answer
3) Phone number *
Your answer
4) Work Address
Your answer
5) Who do you support? Specify your federal agency , non-federal agency, or commercial affiliation. *
(ex: NOAA, USGS, NWS, State agency, Weather Channel, Weather Underground, Microcom)
Your answer
6) Do you have a GOES direct readout ground system? *
Required
7) If you answered yes to the previous question, please specify each direct readout system you have along with the manufacturer.
(ex: HRIT by Microcom)
Your answer
8) What are the Longitude/Latitude of your receivers?
This information will be used during spectrum protection studies.
Your answer
9) If you do not have a DRGS, what is your primary method for collecting GOES DCS data? *
10) What type(s) of GOES receiver systems do you have? *
11) Who benefits from your GOES DCS data collections? (the end-users or beneficiaries of your data) *
Your answer
12) What is the impact to your end-users if your data is missing? *
Your answer
13) What are your operational availability requirements? How often do you need access to your data? *
(ex. 99.99%, 24/7, only during storms, once a day)
Your answer
14) What are your latency requirements? *
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15) If 1675 - 1680 MHz spectrum is reallocated for commercial use, would your GOES receiver system(s) need hardware/software upgrades?
Ex: Yes, improved antenna feed filtration.
Your answer
16) What are the estimated costs to upgrade your GOES receiver system(s) if 1675 - 1680 MHz is allocated for commercial use?
Information is confidential to NOAA and will not be redistributed.
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17) Questions/Comments
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