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Major Events

Director of ANWS, Huang, Li-chun received 2020 Civil Service Excellence Awards of the Executive Yuan.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in 2020, Hong Kong held the 13th Meeting of the East Asia Air Traffic Management Coordination Group by web seminar. The attendants in the webinar discussed topics about the regional tasks collaboration and the ATFM related issues such as CTOT. Through the seminar, the collaboration of air traffic control in the East Asia could be promoted, also guaranteed the efficientcy of air traffic flows and sky safety.
The Runway threshold/end lights, Runway edge lights, Runway threshold identification lights and helipad lights of Ludao Airport have been launched. The lights benefit runway threshold identification for aircraft landing, ensuring the operational safety of aircraft.
The replacement of Hengchun VOR was completed and commissioned for reliability enhancement, ensuring quality of air traffic services.
Three sessions of "AMSP User Training" were held at Aviation Training Institute on December 2nd, 7th and 9th, with a total of 93 participants. The training events covered operation of the aeronautical meteorology system, business progress, and latest ICAO regulations, as well as opinion exchange on aeronautical meteorology services.
Hosted the 2020 opening ceremony of ATC flight experity training program, with a total of 2 sessions and 20 trainees.
Hosted 2020 the ANWS Cup Slow Pitch Softball Tournament, with a total of 78 participants.
ANWS has converted its usage of traditional digital codes to IWXXM format, in accordance with ICAO regulations. The conversion involves routine and special weather reports (METAR/SPECI) and Airport Forecast (TAF) in Songshan, Taoyuan, Kaohsiung, Fongnian, Cingcyuangang and Tainan Airports, as well as the Taipei FIR's significant hazardous weather (SIGMET) information. The information transcribed in the new format are then sent to ROBEX for international exchange.
The 2020 southern area annual retiree banquet was held in Hai Pao Restaurant Group, there were total 30 retiree seniors presented.
Deputy Director of Aviation Training Institute, Hsu, Chih-ting was succeeded to Deputy Director of ANWS.