Technical and Administrative Information on the Migration to Table-Driven Code Formats

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How To Migrate To Table-Driven Code Forms

Latest Migration Matrix, November 2010 - Annex XI/CBS Ext. (10)
Procedures for insertion of TDCF bulletins and termination of TAC bulletins
Procedures for assigning a location indicator for TDCF bulletins converted by an RTH

Documents for Migration to TDCF (folder)

Status Report on Migration to Table-Driven Code Forms (MTDCF) (PR-6868)
Migration of upper-air reports to BUFR (PR-6855)   Ar, En, Fr, Ru, Sp
A word from Congress on Migration to TDCF
Statement on Migration to TDCF by CBS-Ext.(06), November 2006
Why and how the Migration to TDCF?
Migration plan Summary of the Plan for Migration to Table-Driven Code Forms (TDCF)
        English   French   Spanish   Russian   Chinese   Arabic
Plan for the Migration to Table-driven Code Forms
Status of migration Monitoring Of Migration From TAC To TDCF For RBSN And RBCN Stations
BUFR and CREX bulletins in WMO Publication No. 9, Volume C1
Compilation of the replies: Status of the national plans for the Migration to TDCF as at June 2010
WMO letter OBS/DRM/MTDCF (PR-6461) dated 17 November 2009 (pdf),
   Annex 1 (MSWord)Annex 2 (MSWord)
Analysis of the replies to the questionnaire on Migration to TDCF distributed at the end of year 2007

Technical supports for Migration to TDCF

Self training: Presentations in English et en Français
BUFR/CREX data verification service (external site)
List of encoding/decoding-Software packages in the "Why and how the Migration to TDCF?" (see Note 1)
BURF/CREX templates and regulations for reporting Regulations for reporting traditional observation data in TDCF: BUFR or CREX
Examples of templates for the transmission in BUFR or CREX of other data types
Templates under validation and other proposals, which do not have a status of the Manual on Codes (WMO No. 306)
Test BUFR messages generated by conversion from SYNOP bulletins (see Note 2)
       Guide/3 BUFR (updated instruction)/synop2bufr.f

(1)      Updates to this information should be sent to the WMO Secretariat as required.

(2)      These BUFR messages and relevant files are prepared by Czech Hydrometeorological
           Institute (CHMI), highlighting some specific parameters that need special attention
           in encoding, in accordance with the agreement and supports by IPET-DRMM.



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