[aprssig] WX converter
steve at dimse.com
Wed Mar 15 07:31:40 CST 2006
On Mar 15, 2006, at 8:22 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> The WX format itself is extensible. Just add additional fields
> on the end. This keeps it in the "complete" format where
> a single packet has everything you need to know about that
> WX report. 1) What the WX is and 2) WHERE it is.
The problem with this is that all programs then need to be modified
to make use of it, and it is difficult to read. Another option to
consider is sending the extra data as telemetry values, in which case
the findU telemetry features can be used to graph it (and support
exists in various ways in other programs as well), but it is less
readable than plain text.
If all you care about is human readable text, status is a good place
to send it.
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