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[aprssig] Xastir for stand alone WX reporting on Linux

John L. Wilson jwilson at ncfcomm.com
Sun Nov 5 16:33:35 UTC 2006


Rich,

There is a web page on the CWOP site that discusses setting up
Weather-Display for sending the data directly.  The screen shots are a
little bit outdated because of upgrades to Weather-Display, but the process
should be the same.  Of course it depends on which version of
Weather-Display is installed.

Reference page:  http://www.wxqa.com/activecwd.html
Actual information page:
http://mywebpages.comcast.net/dshelms/wd_aprs_setup.html 


Monty Wilson
jwilson at ncfcomm.com

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
On Behalf Of Rich Parry
Sent: Saturday, November 04, 2006 15:55
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: RE: [aprssig] Xastir for stand alone WX reporting on Linux

I want to send the WX data to APRS-IS. I believe Weather Display sends it to
its own server. Let me know if I am wrong about that.

thanks,
Rich, W9IF

At 12:51 PM 11/4/2006, you wrote:
>You might look at Weather Display
>http://www.weather-display.com/index.php.
>
>It may be more program than you are after, but there is a Linux 
>version, can send APRS formatted data directly to the internet and it 
>works with the Peet Bros Ultimeter 2000.
>
>
>Monty Wilson
>jwilson at ncfcomm.com
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
>[mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
>On Behalf Of Rich Parry
>Sent: Saturday, November 04, 2006 12:57
>To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
>Subject: [aprssig] Xastir for stand alone WX reporting on Linux
>
>I want to install a Linux machine in a remote (unattended) location, 
>connect it to a Peet Bros. Ultimeter 2000, and send WX data on the APRS 
>network for storing in findu via the Internet, not RF. I am currently 
>using RF, http://w9if.net/cgi-bin/torreywx/wx.pl but prefer an Internet
connection.
>
>Xastir should do it, but it seems overkill for this application.
>Alternative solutions appreciated.
>
>thanks in advance,
>Rich, W9IF
>
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