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Build 16.1 News

Do not use Radar Multiple Requests (RMRs) to request SAILS cut products until your RPG is upgraded to Build 17. At that time, "all 0.5 ° products" from an RMR or a One Time Request (OTR) will provide the desired SAILS products.

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Warning Decision Training Division

Office of Chief Learning Officer

RDA/RPG Build 16.1 Training


The Warning Decision Training Division has provided operator training to support the Radar Data Acquisition Unit/Radar Product Generator (RDA/RPG) Build 16.1 deployment. This build has two significant features that support operations:

  • Multiple Elevation Scan Option (MESO) SAILS
  • Dual Pol Raw Correlation Coefficient Product (SDC)

The operator training for RDA/RPG Build 16.1 includes a document and an on-line Articulate Presenter module.


To view the on-line presentation, use the links below. You have the option of launching the presentation directly from our web site or downloading a copy for local viewing.

Launch Web Version | LMS Version | Download Local Copy


WDTD has created a training document for the Build 16.1 deployment. If you want a hard copy, please download the PDF file and print the document locally.


WDTD welcomes your feedback on how well this training supported your understanding of the operational changes with RDA/RPG Build 16.1. Please send us your comments! Thanks!