[aprssig] WX converter
bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Mar 15 08:02:28 CST 2006
>>> steve at dimse.com 03/15/06 8:31 AM >>>
>> 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...
Hummh... But that is true no matter where he puts it,
Adding to the end just keeps it all together.
Just a thought... Bob
>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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