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PART A. - GENERAL

1. State:

2. a) Number of operational SADIS 2G VSAT user(s) in your State:

2. b) Number of operational Secure SADIS FTP user(s) in your State:

3. a) Location of the operational SADIS 2G VSAT(s) user(s) in your State:

3. b) Location of the operational Secure SADIS FTP user(s) in your State:

PART B. - SADIS 2G SERVICE PROVISION

4. Overall assessment of the SADIS 2G satellite broadcast:
a)  signal quality (reception):
If problems encountered, specify the nature of the signal quality problems below:

b)  Availability at the VSAT receiver (i.e. excluding the performance of the user processing/display equipment and associated software) of WAFS upper-air gridded global forecasts in the WMO GRIB2 code form, including  wind/temperature/humidity and CB cloud/icing/turbulence :
If availability of WAFS upper-air gridded global forecasts in WMO GRIB2 code form at the VSAT receiver considered "average" or "poor", specify the nature of the problem below:

c) Availability at the VSAT receiver (i.e. excluding the performance of the user processing/display equipment and associated software) of WAFS SIGWX forecasts in the WMO BUFR code form:
If availability of WAFS SIGWX forecasts in WMO BUFR code form at the VSAT receiver considered "average" or "poor", specify the nature of the problem below:

d) Availability at the VSAT receiver (i.e. excluding the performance of the user processing/display equipment and associated software) of OPMET messages (METAR, TAF, SIGMET etc.):
If availability of OPMET messages at the VSAT receiver considered "average" or "poor", specify the nature of the problem below:

5. Reliability of VSAT receiving equipment (i.e. excluding the performance of the user processing/display equipment and associated software): a)  overall assessment:
If the overall reliability of VSAT considered "average" or "poor", specify the nature of the problem below:

b)  If faults developed in the VSAT receiving equipment, were these faults repaired by local technicians?
If faults repaired by local technicians, indicate the nature of repairs below:

c) If faults developed in the VSAT receiving equipment, were the units shipped back to the service provider?
If shipped back to the service provider, were there any difficulties encountered regarding the response of the service provider and/or shipping of the faulty units for repair?
If difficulties encountered regarding the response of the service provider and/or shipping, indicate the nature of such difficulties:

6. Given the planned cessation of SADIS 2G service in 2019, do you have plans to migrate to Secure SADIS FTP for operational purposes?
If yes, by when? If no, what are your intentions?

PART C. - SECURE SADIS FTP SERVICE PROVISION

7. Indication of the nature of Secure SADIS FTP service:
a) OPMET information
b) WAFC forecasts
8. Overall assessment of the Secure SADIS FTP service:
a) service quality (excluding local Internet connectivity issues beyond the control of the SADIS Provider State):
If problems encountered, specify their nature below:

b) Availability on the Secure SADIS FTP server (i.e. excluding local Internet connectivity issues, performance of user processing/display equipment and associated software) of WAFS upper-air gridded global forecasts in the WMO GRIB2 code form, including wind/temperature/humidity and CB cloud/icing/turbulence:
If availability of WAFS upper-air forecasts in WMO GRIB2 code form on the Secure SADIS FTP server considered "average" or "poor", specify the nature of the problem below:

c) Availability on the Secure SADIS FTP server (i.e. excluding local Internet connectivity issues, performance of user processing/display equipment and associated software) of WAFS SIGWX forecasts in the BUFR code form:
If availability of WAFS SIGWX forecasts in WMO BUFR code form on the Secure SADIS FTP server considered "average" or "poor", specify the nature of the problem below:

d) Availability on the Secure SADIS FTP server (i.e. excluding local Internet connectivity issues, performance of user processing/display equipment and associated software) of OPMET messages (METAR, TAF, SIGMET etc.):
If availability of OPMET messages on the Secure SADIS FTP server considered "average" or "poor", specify the nature of the problem below:

9. Reliability of Secure SADIS FTP service (i.e. excluding local Internet connectivity issues, performance of user processing/display equipment and associated software):
a) overall assessment:
If the overall reliability of the Secure SADIS FTP service considered "average" or "poor", specify the nature of the problem below:

PART D. - VISUALISATION OF WAFS SIGWX FORECASTS

10. Production of WAFS SIGWX charts from the BUFR code form which are compliant with SADISOPSG software criteria available via www.metoffice.gov.uk/aviation/sadis/software:
If WAFS SIGWX chart are produced from the BUFR code form, indicate:
i) the name of the software supplier:

ii) software package being used: and

iii) when the software was last assessed against the SADISOPSG criteria: (year) * *

11. Concerning WAFS SIGWX charts in the PNG format, provided through the SADIS 2G satellite broadcast and Secure SADIS FTP service, do you use such charts?
If WAFS SIGWX charts in the PNG format are used, do you use them as a primary product or do you use them as a back-up to WAFS SIGWX charts generated from the BUFR code form?
PART E. - SERVICE DESK AND ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGES

12. Assessment of SADIS 24-hour Service Desk. During the period under review, did you have occasion to contact the SADIS 24-hour Service Desk?
If the Service Desk was contacted, was the technical support provided satisfactory?
If considered not satisfactory, specify the nature of the problem related to technical support provided by the Service Desk:

13. Concerning SADIS administrative (service) messages, do you consider that those received (through SADIS 2G satellite broadcast or Secure SADIS FTP service) were sufficient to keep you advised on the status of SADIS service?
If administrative message considered not sufficient, specify the nature of the problem below:

PART F. - ADDITIONAL REMARKS

14. Additional comments, including suggested future developments. Type your question here:

PART G. - CONTACT DETAILS

15. Please provide your contact details to enable ICAO and/or the SADIS Provider to contact you, if necessary, to seek clarification to any of the answers that you have provided to this questionnaire:

Name:

Organization:

Position:

Telephone:

Email: