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[aprssig] Who owns weather object YBBN ?

Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists hamlists at ametx.com
Wed Nov 18 21:13:33 UTC 2009


Looks like someone (KK5WM maybe?) is inserting METAR reports directly into APRS-IS as APRS weather station reports.  Don't know the justification as this information is obtainable via many different sources and is of little value to APRS stations on RF (other than generating QRM)(IMO).

(Actually, it is being sent with no temperature or humidity; your software is converting that to "minimum" values.)

73,

Pete Loveall AE5PL
pete at ae5pl dot net

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Rich
> Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 3:02 PM
> 
> They keep sending that it is -17 deg C and 0 percent humid - it is a
> pleasant 22 deg here
> 
> Andrew VK4TEC



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