Re: New CAT Figure?

Date:         24 Jan 98 02:53:51 
From:         gfmoff1@airmail.net (Gary Moffitt)
Organization: INTERNET AMERICA
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In article <airliners.1998.102@ohare.Chicago.COM>, "Larry Nebron"
<larry_nebron@ccmlink.dph.sf.ca.us> wrote:

> Does anyone know what the final figure in this PIREP is ???   Is this
> the new CAT figure mentioned in the Jan 5 AW&ST?

I can't answer you question, but I have questions for you. Apparently you
received and decoded an ACARS mesage?  The ACARS frequencies are fairly
common knowledge, but how do you decode the the digital data?

> ACARS mode: 2  Aircraft reg: .
> Message label: H1  Block id: 8  Msg. no: D27A
> #DFB/PIREP./WX YVRSFO5
>
> LAT         LONG      UTC     FL        TEMP   WIND   ???????
>
> N38575     W123266    1654P   25976     M363   295058    P091
> N38484     W123243    1655P   24000     M308   285047    P092
> N38377     W123163    1657P   21976     M258   273050    P089
> N38329     W123127    1658P   19988     M213   267051    P112
> N38263     W123079    1700P   17980     M163   264045    P097
> N38081     W122545    1704P   16000     M120   258040    P096
> N37598     W122528    1706P   13992     M085   251041    P102
> N38001     W123007    1708P   12000     M045   257031    P104

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Gary S. Moffitt