Radar Operations Center

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Radar Operations Center
Agency overview
Formed 1988
  • Operational Support Facility (OSF)
Jurisdiction United States federal government
Headquarters Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.
35°14′15″N 97°27′40″W / 35.237522°N 97.460983°W / 35.237522; -97.460983
Parent department Department of Commerce
Parent agency National Weather Service
Website roc.noaa.gov

The Radar Operations Center (ROC) is a National Weather Service (NWS) unit that coordinates the development, maintenance, and training for the NEXRAD weather radar network.[1] It is located at the National Weather Center (NWC) in Norman, Oklahoma and run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the Department of Commerce with partners at the Department of Defense and the Department of Transportation.

ROC consists of four branches: Applications, Engineering, Operations, and Program. ROC also works with the Federal Aviation Administration's Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR) network.

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  1. ^ "About the ROC". NWS Radar Operations Center. Mar 11, 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 

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