Ulrich G. Kliegis
Von: "David J Taylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Datum: Fri, 21 Dec 2012 20:46:27 -0000
Betreff: Re: [MSG-1] Metop-B
There is a Metop users' group here:
There is some information about receiving data from Metop-B on the
You may need to request the data from Ops at EUMETSAT. Please note
Having installed the second instance of Metop Manager, I was first a bit unsure what I really
needed to get both satellites' data.
Please note that you may need more than one update, they are sort of cascaded.
If you still run Metop Manager 1.x - you need an upgrade to Metop Manager 2. That is advisable
in any case. It will allow you to receive and process Metop-A data.
If you want to add Metop-B to your portfolio, either alone or as an augmentation to Metop-A, you
need yet another upgrade. After some verification discussion with David, I obviously got the right
kit together, since I get Metop-A and ~-B data here at the same time.
Another hint: there is a selection box in the world view browser that allows you to select between
Metop-X and Nooa-18/19. Dont' be deceived by that one when installing the second instance of
Metop Manager. The setting which satellite to show is made - appropriately - in the settings
Once you've done it, you know it is all very logical. And this time, the german user guidance is
absolutley up-to-date :).
So, to summarize: you need one upgrade from 1.x to 2.0.x, and if you then want to see Metop-B
too, you need another upgrade. David sends you a new key for that, close both metop
managers, start the Metop-B one (I labeled mine in the desktop links accordingly), enter the
registration code, restart the program, then select Metop-B in the settings page. The rest ist
If you have version 2.0.x already, you need only the second upgrade.
And, if I got that right: If you purchased the original Metop Manager license just recently,
everything is included already, right, David?
If you have asked the OPS-admins for Metop-B data and set the recv-channels.ini right, you get
those data - and they don't come bitwise... If you don't have the Metop-B-manager running, your
disk will fill pretty quickly.
And if you happen to be in installation mood, why don't you just add MODIS-L1-Viewer? Even
more detailled images from "Aqua" and "Terra", very majestic views there, if I may say so as a
U. (K.) :)
Yes, I know, this should have been posted in the Metop group, but since the short discussion
had started here...
P.P.S.: Surprsingly, the traffic graphs don't reflect the volume increase so much.
Just the network traffic between receiver and processing PC shows a significatly different shape
and area under the graph. <http://eumetmon.rummelecke.de/windbuedel_2.html>