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Explanation of Data Designators T1T2A1A2ii CCCC
TABLE B3 Data type designator T2 (when T1 = I or J)
Instructions for the proper application of the data type designators

(1)  The designators specified in this table should be used to the greatest extent possible to indicate the type of data contained within the body of the BUFR bulletin.
(2) Where more than one data type is contained in the bulletin, the designators for only one of the data types should be used.
(3) When the table does not contain a suitable designator for the data type, an alphabetic designator which is not assigned in the table should be introduced and the WMO secretariat notified.


T1 T2 T2 - Data Type
I or J N Satellite data
I or J O Oceanographic/limnographic (water properties)
I or J P Pictorial
I or J S Surface/sea level
I or J T Text (plain language information)
I or J U Upper air
I or J X Other data types



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Symbolic Structure explained
Table Definitions
Table A
Table B1
Table B2
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Table B4
Table B5
Table B6
Table C1
Table C2
Table C3
Table C4
Table C5
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Table C7
Table D1
Table D2
Table D3
Indicator BBB
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