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   Mobile National Hurricane Centre (NHC)
Created Date: 9/29/2009 5:21:00 PM
Country: United States
Focus: Electronic and Mobile Government, Internet Governance
Status: In use
License: Proprietary
Product Type: Software - Mobile
Target Users: General Public
Developer Name: National Hurricane Center, United States
Product Url: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutwap.shtml
System Requirements: Cellphone or PDA equipped with a data plan from wireless service provider
Description: National Hurricane Centre offers the following information to those customers with basic HTML and/or Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) capable cellphones, PDAs, or other mobile devices:

  • Tropical Cyclone text advisories and ed graphics
  • Aircraft reconnaissance messages
  • TAFB marine text forecasts and discussions
  • Satellite imagery courtesy of NOAA''s Satellite Services Division

Two versions of NHC''s mobile web pages are available:  basic HTML and WAP. To view these mobile pages, you will need a cellphone or PDA equipped with a data plan from your wireless service provider. The basic HTML pages can be viewed in a regular web browser, but you can also simulate the NHC WAP pages if you are using the Mozilla Firefox web browser.

Mobile NHC home page in basic HTML:  www.nhc.noaa.gov/mobile

Mobile NHC home page in WAP (WML)* format:  www.nhc.noaa.gov/index.wml

Other NWS Mobile Weather Links:
weather.gov in basic HTML:  mobile.weather.gov
weather.gov in WAP (WML)* format:  cell.weather.gov

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