NOAA KLM User's Guide
This section describes the characteristics and format of Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit-A (AMSU-B) data sets for both NOAA KLM (version 2) and NOAA-N (version 3) satellites. Version 2 formats (v2) were used on all NOAA KLM data until April 28, 2005. After this date, the version 3 format (v3), also known as the NOAA-N format, will be implemented for all operational POES spacecraft. Note: even though there is no AMSU-B instrument on NOAA-N, it's Level 1b format is being updated for consistency with the other instruments' formats, which are also being updated at this time.
Amended January 26, 2005
Amended April 12, 2005
Amended May 4, 2005
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