US National Weather Service -- new Wx Radio voice voting

US National Weather Service -- new Wx Radio voice voting

Post by Gametec » Tue, 27 Mar 2001 08:54:18

Is this change going to be nation wide?  Also this link will take you
an mp3 sample of what NWR sounds like here in Springfield, Missouri.

http://members.home.com/n0kxu/spfld-wx.mp3

Will they be updating ours as well?

 
 
 

US National Weather Service -- new Wx Radio voice voting

Post by Robert Dal » Mon, 26 Mar 2001 04:58:35



Quote:> I think they they'll never beat a plain ol' human voice.  It's too bad

that the bureaucrats were convinced

Quote:> that the synthesized voice weather system was a good idea.

I don't know that anyone said it was a good idea -- but due to manpower /
funding cutbacks it was either automated or none...

Rob

 
 
 

US National Weather Service -- new Wx Radio voice voting

Post by Robert Dal » Mon, 26 Mar 2001 13:53:59

No, actually it probably will result in more jobs since people will be
dedicated to reprogramming the software.

Rob



> So, I guess another human will lose their job now! Good ol' government
> in action!

> >I think they they'll never beat a plain ol' human voice.  It's too bad

that the bureaucrats were convinced
Quote:> >that the synthesized voice weather system was a good idea.