McIDAS-V version1.8 in windows does not display correctly MSG HRIT images calibrated in BRIT or BT or REFL.

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Miguel A. Martinez
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McIDAS-V version1.8 in windows does not display correctly MSG HRIT images calibrated in BRIT or BT or REFL.

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Hi,
We have in AEMET archived wavelet decompressed HRIT files.

Then local ADDE dataset are defined pointed to directory with the HRIT files and it is selected the type HRIT_FD or HRIT_HRV (depending on the case).

In version1.8 installed on Windows10 (also in WindowsXP) when click on "add data source" does not appear the description of the channels. When created the image display on BRIT or BT appear black with out space in white. When it is selected calibration "raw" or "radiance" the image are displayed correctly.

Some HRIT files with Linux version1.8 works fine. When click on "add data source" appears correctlly the description of the MSG channels from the SATBAND file. When created the image display on BRIT or BT calibrationd the image are displayed correctly.

Thanks in advance,
Miguel A. Martinez (AEMET)
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Re: McIDAS-V version1.8 in windows does not display correctly MSG HRIT images calibrated in BRIT or BT or REFL.

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Hi Miguel-

I have been checking a variety of MSG HRIT files we have in our testing data directories on our Windows 10 machine. We have compressed, uncompressed, and rapid-scan files and so far I have not been able to replicate the error. The servers on the Windows 10 machines are a little older than the servers in the Linux package due to some limitations that are preventing the update. It's possible the Linux machines are reading the data correctly, and the Windows 10 machine would not.

Is it possible for you to send us some files that are showing the error, or place them somewhere for me to grab?

Thanks, Jay
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