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[aprssig] weather tracks

Gerry Creager N5JXS gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Wed Sep 1 15:22:19 UTC 2004


Check out the NHC's RSS/XML info and see if they don't provide a tag 
system to get the images.

I've looked at it but don't have time to implement it on one of my 
systems (hint, hint: if you get that figured out, could you clue me in?:-)

73, gerry

Wes Johnston wrote:
> Does anyone know where I can get the 5 day tracking chart from NOAA in 
> such a way that it is a static image name?  Currently it is 
> http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ftp/graphics/AT06/refresh/AL0604W5%2BGIF/311513W5.gif , 
> but this file name changes with every prejection they do.
> 
> So far, the best thing I can think of to do is to run a CRON job on one 
> of my webservers, WGET the NOAA homepage, parse it for the name of the 
> picture and overwrite a GEO file every hour.
> 
> Wes
> 
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