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Manifestly and quite naturally the winds code should provide for destruction of all code papers inasmuch as the necessity for having any codes whatever of the type outstanding would be precluded by the cutting-off of international communications.
[37] It is thus clear that the alleged winds execute of December 4 was not responsive to the establishing winds code.
Safford's detailed recollection of the winds matter, as set forth in his statement, is in sharp conflict with his indefinite and somewhat nebulous memory as reflected by his testimony and the letters directed to Kramer during December 1943, and January 1944.
www.ibiblio.org /pha/pha/congress/app-e.html   (6281 words)

  Winds Code - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The "Winds Code" is a confused military intelligence episode relating to the Attack on Pearl Harbor, especially the advance-knowledge debate.
The Winds Code was an instruction from Tokyo to the Japanese embassy in Washington on November 19, 1941.
Concealed within the meteorological reports would be either "East wind rain" or "West wind clear," the first indicating an imminent major breach with the United States, the second a break with the British.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Winds_Code   (340 words)

 High Winds
Wind speed usually decreases significantly within 12 hours after landfall.
The inland wind estimates can only be made shortly before landfall when the windfield forecast errors are relatively small.
Estimated sustained winds of 145 mph with gusts in excess of 175 mph devastated portions of central and southern Dade county.
www.nhc.noaa.gov /HAW2/english/high_winds.shtml   (1342 words)

 Pearl Harbor advance-knowledge debate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Superencrypted codes of this sort were widely used and can be considered the state of the art in practical military cryptography of the time.
To make it harder to crack a code item, 'noise' was overlaid into the transmission in the form of additives (from a large table of five-digit numbers) that had no meaning; they were added to each codegroup to obscure the use of code values.
At most, however, that the Winds system was to be implemented only if the communications between Japan and Washington were cut, and they were never out of touch with their embassy prior to the attack, there was not a need for it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pearl_Harbor_advance-knowledge_debate   (8026 words)

 'Da Vinci Code' trial winds down - The Boston Globe
Heated verbal exchanges erupted yesterday in the closing stages of the ''Da Vinci Code" copyright court case, in which two historians are accusing author Dan Brown of lifting their research in his bestseller.
Richard Leigh took the witness box after more than three days of cross-examination of co-claimant Michael Baigent, enlivening proceedings and saying all he had wanted was...
Richard Leigh took the witness box after more than three days of cross-examination of co-claimant Michael Baigent, enlivening proceedings and saying all he had wanted was acknowledgment from Brown in his novel.
www.boston.com /ae/celebrity/articles/2006/03/11/da_vinci_code_trial_winds_down   (354 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Weather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Winds that shift in a counterclockwise direction with time at a given location (e.g.
In storm spotting, a backing wind usually refers to the turning of a south or southwest surface wind with time to a more east or southeasterly direction.
Backing of the surface wind can increase the potential for tornado development by increasing the directional shear at low levels.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/weather/longterm/glossary/data/backing_winds.htm   (84 words)

 X-ray Emission from Colliding Stellar Winds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Alongside is a hydrodynamical model of a wind-wind collision, for a case where the winds have near equal momenta.
If the companion wind was weaker the shock arms would bend towards each other (the opening angle of the shock cone would decrease), and with limited spatial resolution a single spiral would be seen.
It is generally agreed that this occurs when the system is viewed through the dense wind of the primary, and agrees remarkably well with colliding wind simulations based on a hydrodynamic model.
www.ast.leeds.ac.uk /~jmp/New/csw.html   (936 words)

 National Weather Service Forecast Office - Lubbock, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The strongest wind gusts recorded by stations of the West Texas mesonet were 67 mph at Dimmitt, Hart, Silverton and Friona.
The winds subsided late in the evening as the upper level storm system quickly moved toward the Mississippi Valley.
Below is a map of the wind gusts from data provided by the West Texas Mesonet (www.mesonet.ttu.edu) and from the National Weather Service stations at the Lubbock and Childress Airport.
www.srh.noaa.gov /lub/climate/Local_interest_events/wind_event_01012006/wind_event_01012006.html   (530 words)

 DASMA Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The hurricane wind speeds of the Saffir-Simpson Scale, often reported in the media, are measured differently than design wind speeds in today’s model codes.
Code design winds are considered “peak gust” winds, and are based on 3-second measurements.
Wind engineers have found that the peak gusts are about 20-25 percent higher than the wind averaged over that period.
www.dasma.com /articles/tech/tips73.asp   (303 words)

 Winds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A Category 4 hurricane would have winds between 131 and 155 mph and, on the average, would usually be expected to cause 100 times the damage of the Category 1 storm.
High-rise buildings are also vulnerable to hurricane-force winds, particularly at the higher levels since wind speed tends to increase with height.
The Inland Wind Model, which is now part of the HURREVAC model, can be used by emergency managers to estimate how far inland strong winds extend.
hurricanes.noaa.gov /prepare/winds.htm   (413 words)

 Sails East NW - Code Zero Sails and Drifters
By definition, the Code Zero sail fits the Whitbread Racing Rules for a spinnaker, but it is designed to go as close to the wind as 35 degrees in very light wind conditions.
A true Code Zero sail can be tricky to use, but we are not constrained by the rules of Whitbread and have designed a well behaving code zero sail for moderate to full displacement boats sailing in winds as light as 3 to 6 knots.
As the wind starts to build, you can leave this code zero sail up to 14 to 18 knots as you fall off to 90 to 100 degrees apparent.
www.sailseastnw.com /codezero.html   (256 words)

 The Final Secret of Pearl Harbor (Chapter 11. The Winds Code and Its Execute)
THE Winds episode never would have attained the importance which it acquired in the Pearl Harbor story, if it were not for the changes of testimony and other incidents concerning it which developed mainly during the Hewitt Inquiry, and the undue emphasis given to it in the Congressional Investigation — as discussed in this chapter.
As already stated in Chapter 6, the Winds and Hidden Words codes were set up by Tokyo to increase the security of code-destruction messages to ministries and consulates, which were not equipped to handle the Purple code.
The code set up in #2353 was designed for use in a daily Tokyo schedule of high-frequency voice broadcasts, while the code words in #2354 were to be inserted in a daily Tokyo high-frequency schedule, transmitted by key in Morse Code for the benefit of the personnel in Japanese diplomatic and consular posts.
www.rooseveltmyth.com /FinalSecret/chap11.html   (3562 words)

 Military Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Army units detached to or staging through an air base, a vessel calling at a port near an army or air base, an army unit drawing supplies from a naval base.
Military Justice, as in the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Most nations have a separate code of law which regulates both certain activities allowed only in war, as well as provides a code of law applicable only to a soldier in war (or 'in uniform' during peacetime).
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/Military   (1098 words)

 IBM WebSphere Developer Technical Journal: Migrating to IBM WebSphere Application Server -- Part 3
By reducing the code to the smallest size possible, the overall complexity of the task is reduced: fewer code artifacts have to be understood, migrated, and tested.
While the pruning of unnecessary code can be effected during migration, it is recommended that such pruning be executed before starting the migration effort.
In a code migration sense, dump and chase is effected by "dumping" the existing code into WebSphere Studio Application Developer and "chasing" and fixing the problems that are reported by the tool.
www-128.ibm.com /developerworks/websphere/techjournal/0205_beaton/beaton.html   (4353 words)

 Saflex.com - Hurricane Protection - Building Codes and Standards
In hurricane-prone regions, building codes and test standards have been adopted to ensure the integrity of the building envelope during a hurricane.
The South Florida Building Code (SFBC) was the first building code in the United States to mandate windborne debris protection for all new construction (1993).
With the gradual acceptance of this code and the recognized need for wind-borne debris protection, several variations to the original Dade and Broward County code have been developed and adopted by code bodies and propagated by industry organizations.
www.saflex.com /pages/hurricane/buildingcodes.asp   (794 words)

 Decoding Rawinsonde Code
66 When the maximum wind occurs within the sounding, 77 is used; when the max wind occurs at the termination of the sounding, 66 is used.
The absolute value of the vector difference between the max wind and the wind blowing at 3000 ft below the level of the max wind, to the nearest whole knot.
a Indicator specifying type of wind measuring equipment used (0- pressure and wind instruments; 1,2- theodolite; 3- radar; 4- same as 0, but the equipment failed during the ascent.) tn Tens digit of the altitude, expressed in increments of 10,000' MSL applying to the data groups which follow.
www.rwic.und.edu /outreach/classdocs/raob.html   (847 words)

 Board of Engineering of Trinidad and Tobago
The Code was produced in eleven volumes, each volume of which being a separate subject matter- such as Wind Loads or Earthquake Loads etc. This was done so that building professionals can purchase any or all the specific volume to meet their needs.
All of the countries of the Caribbean have been seized with the necessity to use building codes for regulating the quality of building in their respective states, and National building codes are in use by some countries and being prepared for use by other countries.
As stated, the purpose of the use of the Code is to prevent to almost annual major damage and destruction of buildings due to high winds and to a lesser extent in terms of frequency, the damage incurred by earthquakes.
www.boett.org /CUBIC.htm   (2134 words)

 GBA WinS Home
The WinDS Coding Competition 2006 has officially started on the 15th to November - running for 45 days until today (the 1st to January 2006).
This is the last 24h for the WinDS Coding compo 2k6.
WinDS Compo rules are definitive! All participants are allowed to submit their entries after November 15 2005 (official start of the compo) and before January 1st 2006.
s3.invisionfree.com /GBAWinS/index.php?act=site   (1105 words)

 Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The territory is situated south of the Tropic of Cancer which is approximate to Hawaii in latitude.
In winter, strong and cold winds generate from the north and cool the city; in the summer, the wind's direction reverses and brings the warm and humid air in from the south.
Note that the Hong Kong highway code uses the same road sign system as Great Britain where as the Chinese system is different.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hong_Kong   (6912 words)

 Amazon.com: Winds of Freedom: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II: Books: Margaret T. Bixler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Winds of Freedom; The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II, is a clear-cut must read book.
The Winds of Freedom is an overall memorable story of the Navajo People who played a significant roll during World War II.
because the code talkers were told to remain silent about their special duties, America lost decades of being able to honor and admire them.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1881907015?v=glance   (938 words)

 Dr. Dobb's | Writing Understandable Code | December 17, 2001
The two most common locations are in the source code at the top of each file, and in databases (or files) maintained by the configuration management tool.
After developing a unit of code, I verify that unit with a suite of test scripts that are configuration-managed alongside the source code.
Although I generally indent source code from comments, at times, comments are better placed to the side of the code to emphasize program structure.
www.ddj.com /dept/architect/184414802   (2156 words)

 The Joel Test: 12 Steps to Better Code - Joel on Software
When you have a bug in your code that you see the first time you try to run it, you will be able to fix it in no time at all, because all the code is still fresh in your mind.
If you find a bug in some code that you wrote a few days ago, it will take you a while to hunt it down, but when you reread the code you wrote, you'll remember everything and you'll be able to fix the bug in a reasonable amount of time.
Once the code is written, the cost of fixing problems is dramatically higher, both emotionally (people hate to throw away code) and in terms of time, so there's resistance to actually fixing the problems.
www.joelonsoftware.com /articles/fog0000000043.html   (4069 words)

 Statement Regarding Winds Message
The Winds Message broadcast was forwarded to the Navy Department by TWX (teletypewriter exchange) from the teletype-transmitter in the "Intercept" receiving room at Cheltenham to "WA91," the page-printer located beside the GY Watch Officer's desk, in the Navy Department Communication Intelligence Unit under my command.
The Winds Message broadcast was about 200 words long, with the code words prescribed in Tokyo Circular 2353 appearing in the middle of the message, whereas we had expected to find the code words of Tokyo Circular 2354 in a Morse broadcast.
My final verification of the fact that the Winds Message translation was typed and distributed lies in the fact that about December 15, 1941, I saw a copy of it in the special folder of messages which were being assembled for Admiral Noyes to present to the Roberts Commission.
www.history.navy.mil /library/online/winds.htm   (5406 words)

 WINDS: Missions: SeaWinds on QuikSCAT
The SeaWinds on QuikSCAT mission is a "quick recovery" mission to fill the gap created by the loss of data from the NASA Scatterometer (NSCAT), when the satellite it was flying on lost power in June 1997.
Combine wind data with measurements from scientific instruments in other disciplines to help us better understand the mechanisms of global climate change and weather patterns.
Improve weather forecasts near coastlines by using wind data in numerical weather- and wave-prediction models.
winds.jpl.nasa.gov /missions/quikscat/index.cfm   (510 words)

 Roddey administrative code gets a Democratic overhaul
Allegheny County Executive Jim Roddey may have trouble recognizing the administrative code that winds up on his desk if a draft presented to County Council members last night is approved.
While Roddey's code would require elected row officers to abide by the same merit personnel system as the rest of county government, one requiring new hires to score in the top 10 percent in civil service-like testing, Crossey's would not.
Crossey said the draft was developed with the help of council and code committee members James Simms, D-Hill District, and Charles Martoni, D-Swissvale.
www.post-gazette.com /regionstate/20000503county4.asp   (448 words)

 WHI Missions page
The aircraft types appropriate for each mission, and the mission code to be used when filing the flight plan and mission report are noted in each mission caption.
Use a repeating Modified Alpha Pattern to locate the area of lowest pressure and areas of strongest winds and heavy rains.
Then climb to 500 feet and circle to confirm the buoy is on the surface and obtain a firm GPS fix.
www.avsim.com /whi/website/whi_missions.html   (4762 words)

 Google Summer of Code Blog
It's particularly exciting to see how these folks have enhanced their code base using work done by so many other open source projects, code which in turn is now helping those most in need of care receive it.
Final evaluations for Summer of Code are in full swing, and as the program winds down for the year we've been having some great discussions on the mentor's mailing list about lessons learned during the program.
Mentoring requires a wide variety of skills, most of them having nothing to do with the quality of code a mentor writes: good communication habits, providing encouragement, giving constructive criticism in an effective and useful manner, and proactively determining which points that seem glaringly obvious to folks involved with the project are non-intuitive for newcomers.
googlesummerofcode.blogspot.com   (1114 words)

 AP&T Inc. Hurricane Glass Page, specializing in transparent ballistic shields & clipboards, security glazing, hurricane ...
When glass windows are broken strong winds force into homes causing roof failures, structural damage, and rain damage.
The code applies to new construction, starting on and after June 1, 1998, for buildings in 14 Texas communities within 25 miles of the Gulf of Mexico.
This new code concerns the protection of all openings, such as windows, doors, and garage doors and their ability to withstand the impact of flying debris.
www.aptintl.com /glass.html   (455 words)

We have a crisis on hand and the Army is champing at the bit (See JD 6841.) #Nov. 26 A 6891 25435 Wash. 1180 Our failure and humiliation are 6869 25436 " " complete.
Singapore, and Manila have been instructed to abandon the use of the code machines and to dispose of them.
Stop using the code machine and destroy it com- pletely when you have finished this, wire back "HARUNA." Destroy all messages files and other secret documents.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/6315/magic.html   (2053 words)

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