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A SIGMET contains advice of severe meteorological conditions .....

within a specified area

2

The term NOSIG means .....

the wx described in the METAR is expected to remain unchanged for the next 3-hours

2

The period of validity of a TTF is .....

3-hours from the time of the observation with which it was associated

2

Surface temp is measured at a well ventalated location ....

in the shade at a height of between ground level and 1.25m

4

A TAF is a statement of conditions expected for a specified period in the air space within .....

5nm of the centre of an aerodrome

5

An aerodrome wx report is designated SPECI when .....

the wx conditions are fluctuating about or below specified criteria

6

An aerodrome wx report to which a statement of trend is applied is called a .....

TTF

8

Area forecasts for flights below 20,000ft are available .....

on request from any ATS or MET office

9

A VOLMET is a broadcast of selected met info which is made .....

on a routine basis on HF for specified aerodromes

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The validity period of a TTF is .....

3-hours from the time of hte report with which it is associated

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An AIRMET differs from a SIGMET in that .....

it contains information given to aircraft operating at or below FL185