NOAA National Weather Service
Radiosonde Replacement System (RRS)
RRS Software Users Guide and Radiosonde Training Videos
RRS Users Guide for Software Versions 2.5 through 4.0 - Jan, 2016. This guide provides detailed instructions on using the RRS software and radiosondes with the new RRS Windows 7 PC.
LMS-6 Training Video - Observer training video on how to prepare the LMS-6 radiosonde.
RS92 Training Video - Observer training video on how to prepare the RS92-NGP radiosonde
Handbooks and User Guides
NWSM 10-1401 Rawinsonde Observations
This manual provides instructions on how to take a radiosonde
observation and manage an upper air station.
The file is in PDF format.
EHB #9 - RRS Workstation Operations and Maintenance Manual and supporting documentation.
RRS WMO Levels
Generation for Coded Messages (PDF
Version) July, 2005.
Background Information on the Radiosonde Replacement System Program.
Photos and other information
Soundings with RRS A virtual tour by WFO Reno, NV, on preparing and launching a GPS radiosonde with RRS.
Telemetry Receiving System More photos of the new ground tracking antenna.
RSOIS Photos of the Radiosonde Surface Observing Instrumentation System.
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