[Imports] Proposed re-import of USA NEXRAD radar stations

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Fri Aug 26 06:06:05 UTC 2011

> On 26 August 2011 13:05, Bryce Nesbitt<bryce2 at obviously.com>  wrote:
>> I would like to run a fresh import of NEXRAD radar stations.  A prior import
>> is documented at:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Potential_Datasources#Next_Generation_Radar_.28NEXRAD.29_Locations
>> These are primarily in the USA.
>> I'm using a merge-edit tool which produces a "diff" compared to the prior
>> import,
>> and then modifies (not replaces) nodes.
>> In particular I'd like to get rid of the ugly  note tag, and make the url
>> linkable:
> Myself and others have imported similar locations as man_made=monitoring_station
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dmonitoring_station
As part of the re-import, I can re-tag.  The original importer used a 
one-off key:
<tag k='radar_transponder' v='NEXRAD'/>
I have communicated with that person, and he approves of the re-import.
I'd just want a tag suggestion for how to mark these as nexrad flavor 
monitoring stations.

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