Pet Peeves

Garrett Wollman
Sat Mar 11 21:56:03 EST 2006

<<On Sat, 11 Mar 2006 21:36:31 -0500, "Doug Drown" <> said:

> I had no idea such official categories existed, though they make perfect
> sense.  Thanks for sharing them.  Assuming they originated with NOAA, are
> they what pilots and sea navigators use?

The METAR standard, used principally by pilots, uses them.  Since most
official surface weather observations are made for the aviation
industry, the system is used by meterologists as well.


More information about the Boston-Radio-Interest mailing list