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METAR/runway condition

Old 15th Jan 2017, 00:10
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METAR/runway condition

Can anyone help decode the red bit of the METAR below, ideally with a source guide? It's runway condition/braking...but what about it?

SA 142230Z 01002MPS 2300 BR FU OVC007 M09/M10 Q1028 R05L/91//50 R05R/91//47 NOSIG=
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Old 15th Jan 2017, 04:01
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Try downloading a SNOWTAM APP for your phone, they save a lot of headache from checking the Jeppesen MET section, although i would hazard a guess that the first "/" isnt part of the MOTNE.
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Old 15th Jan 2017, 04:12
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Click on , first link, scroll down to "Table Runway state group coding for use in the METAR", decode accordingly:

R05L: Runway 05 Left
/: End of runway designator, beginning of runway state group
9: Frozen ruts or ridges
1: 10% or less
//: Not measurable or not significant
50: Friction coefficient 50 %
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Old 15th Jan 2017, 10:01
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Perfect, thanks both.
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