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Datacasting Installation FAQ

These pages contain details on installing and using KET’s datacasting software and troubleshooting some common start-up issues. Please read through this information before e-mailing for tech support. But if your question is not covered here, you may e-mail for help.

What is EMWIN, and how do I make use of it?

EMWIN stands for Emergency Managers Weather Information Network. The EMWIN data includes weather readings and alerts supplied by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

KET distributes the low-bandwidth EMWIN data, which consists of text and graphics, via datacasting. To make use of this data, you will need a third-party program designed to ingest and interpret it. For more information, consult these two web pages from NOAA:

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