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BOM & Automation

Discussion in 'Daily & Chat' started by skifree, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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  2. Seth

    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    What’s the problem?

    mayors have a tendency to think they are more important than they really are.
     
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  3. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    *politicians
     
  4. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    I find it a bit strange to automate the Townsville BOM station. Surely the RAAF base and significant army presence in town would have had a case to oppose the decision, the RAAF in particular.
     
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  5. Seth

    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    This is just how the weather gets recorded isn’t it?

    Does that really need a person involved in this day and age? Or does having someone with a ruled notebook writing down the hourly temperatures make a difference?
     
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  6. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, some times
    The 'look out the window' factor
     
  7. whether

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    I believe they still have 2 x forecasters purely for RAAF forecasting only.
     
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