Aviation safety issues and actions
Recommendation issued to: Bureau Of Meteorology, Rottnest Island Aerodrome operator
|Date issued:||05 March 2003|
|Safety action status:|
See ATSB occurrence investigation BO/200105777.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Rottnest Island aerodrome operator and the Bureau of Meteorology evaluate the feasibility of transmitting the one minute data from the Rottnest Island AWS on a discrete VHF radio frequency.
|Date issued:||09 July 2003|
|Response from:||Bureau Of Meteorology|
|Action status:||Closed - Accepted|
The following response dated 9 July 2002 was received from the
Bureau of Meteorology:
|Response from:||Rottnest Island Aerodrome operator|
|Response status:||No Response|
On 12 June 2003, ATSB requested additional information about the status of its recommendation issued 12 March 2003 and forwarded the following to the Rottnest Island Aerodrome operator: I refer to your correspondence dated 27 February 2003, sent in response to the Bureaus draft investigation report 200105777. The Bureau released its final report on 12 March 2003, which included the recommendation that the Rottnest Island aerodrome operator and the Bureau of Meteorology evaluate the feasibility of transmitting the one minute data from the Rottnest Island AWS on a discrete VHF radio frequency. This safety recommendation was included in the draft investigation report and your correspondence of 27 February indicated that the Rottnest Island Authority (RIA) concurred with the recommendation. The Bureau maintains information as to the status of recommendations on its website. For the completeness of this record could I please request a brief summary of any evaluation performed by RIA together with brief details of any implementation planned.