Evaluation completed 9 December 2005.
An evaluation of ULTIMA Version 2.1 application against the ICAO SADIS Operations Group criteria gives the application a compliancy rating.
1. Display of OPMET data
|Y||Display of ASHTAMs and NOTAMs related to volcanic ash not evaluated because of their non-availability at the time of the review. Information provided by the vendor indicates that these bulletins can be viewed through the "bullet viewer" facility.|
|2. GRIB decoder and display package||Y|
|3. BUFR decoder and display package||Y|
|4. Display and ability to prompt users of the arrival of chart amendments||Y|
|5. Display and ability to prompt users of the arrival of SADIS administrative messages||Y|
|6. Display of tropical cyclone advisory statements||Y|
|7. Display of volcanic ash advisory statements||Y|
|8. Display of volcanic ash trajectory/dispersion charts||Y||Charts obtained via header query.|
|9. Display bulletin contents from the WMO header||Y||By header query.|
|10. Display of Special AIREPS||Y||By header query.|
|11. Ability to receive SADIS products via FTP||Y||This functionality is available but has not been seen to date by the SADIS provider.|
|12. Ability to receive SIGWX charts in PNG format.||Y||Not observed in operation but information provided by the vendor indicates that this functionality is available.|