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Course Description


Type of Course: Residence 5 days

Audience: ESAs, ETs, NWR contractors

Overview:The NWR class employs multiple instruction delivery mechanisms for cost efficient and effective learning. This training consists of two principal venues:

  1. Student Self-Study (on-site). The Nautel NG-300/NG-1000 Factory Manual will be available to the student to familiarize themselves before attending the course.
  2. NWSTC classroom and lab. At the conclusion of the self-study portion, students will travel to NWSTC for hands-on training and skills verification.

Objectives: To provide the electronic technician with the skills required to maintain the Nautel Weather Radio transmitter (NG-300/NG-1000), at established National Weather Service Standards.

Content: The course consists of the theory of operation, maintenance and adjustments, and practical application of diagnostic techniques of the Nautel NG-300/NG-1000 transmitters. Use of the ROAMS (Remote Off Air Monitoring System), and the Nautel interface; Remote Monitoring Software is covered.

Testing: Written tests for the course include:

  1. Question/Answer throughout the Hands-on Labs, to be answered in lab and reviewed in lecture.
  2. Final written Exam (20 questions).

Prerequisites: None: Optional manual download for pre-class perusal

Materials:All materials are provided. Printed manual distributed in class. Technician Laptop will be loaded with Nautel GUI software if brought to NWSTC.


  • Russ Munson

Class dates:

Travel/Acct. info:

    US Dept of Commerce
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    National Weather Service Training Center
    7220 N.W. 101st Terr.
    Kansas City, M0 64153
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