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(RESOLVED) How to Include Sea Ice data for Polar WRF

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I have installed Polar WRF in my computer.

The Installation Instructions shows that I need some sea ice, like this:
To run with polar options it's best to have the flags enabled for sea ice, sea ice albedo and sea ice thickness:
in the files (output of WPS)

However, I don't know how to download the related data sets, and how to use data sets.

Nevertheless, I already made some attempts(failed),
Step 1, Downloaded data sets from:
Step 2, Created Vtable:
GRIB1| Level| From | To | metgrid | metgrid | metgrid |GRIB2|GRIB2|GRIB2|GRIB2|
Param| Type |Level1|Level2| Name | Units | Description |Discp|Catgy|Param|Level|
91 | 1 | 0 | | SEAICE |fraction | Sea ice fraction | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |
Step 3, Link data:
./link_grib.csh /home/yang7kewu/UbuntuFiles531G/DATA/WholePolar_fnlds083p2/SeaIce/bt*
Step 4, Executed:
Error occurred:
ERROR: Grib2 file or date problem, stopping in edition_num.

Appreciate any help!
Unfortunately our group does not develop or support the Polar WRF version of the model. It was developed by a group at Ohio State University. Their webpage can be found here:

Perhaps they have a contact or support group that would be able to help you.