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15841Re: Need help with my WS2310RX

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  • wuhu_software
    Dec 29, 2009
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      If the program cannot read the clock from the console, the following message should be posted in the log:

      "Could not verify console clock."


      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, Rich Allen <rico@...> wrote:
      >
      > To be honest, I doubt a USB adapter would solve your problem. The WUHU
      > software is getting data from the console, so the interface between the
      > console and the computer probably isn't the problem. Adding a new piece
      > of hardware into the mix only adds something else that can go wrong, it
      > won't change the fact that the WUHU program thinks your computer's clock
      > isn't in sync with the weather console's clock. It would be helpful if
      > the WUHU software could list the values it's seeing in the error
      > message; something like "The clocks are out of sync: console time is
      > XX:XX:XXpm, system time is YY:YY:YYpm" so you could see what the program
      > is seeing and attempt to correct.
      >
      > I say "probably" because it's possible that the WUHU program is catching
      > an exception unrelated to time sync in the code that checks the time, so
      > it's reporting a false error. I'm not the developer of WUHU so that's
      > not something I can check. I think it's more likely that your clocks
      > really are out of sync though. Time zone and day light savings settings
      > could also be causing the problem.
      >
      > Rich
      >
      >
      > Joe Brown wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > I changed the IRQ to one that my system shows as having no conflicts,
      > > but it didn't help. To be honest, when I get into the addressing and
      > > IRQ area of computers, I haven't a clue as to what I am doing.
      > >
      > > What info could I give you so that you could kinda walk me through it?
      > >
      > > How bad are the issues associated with going USB?
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > *From:* Jodie Reynolds <mailto:kimpossible@...>
      > > *To:* Joe Brown <mailto:wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com>
      > > *Sent:* Tuesday, December 29, 2009 3:46 AM
      > > *Subject:* Re[2]: [wuhu_software_group] Re: Need help with my WS2310RX
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Sure - but you're going to run into even more issues.
      > >
      > >
      > > Is there some reason you can't just reassign the IRQ?
      > >
      > >
      > > --- Jodie
      > >
      > > Monday, December 28, 2009, 5:33:26 PM, you wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Is there any way I can connect the Ws 2310 to my computer using a
      > > USB port? I believe there are adapters for that - does the
      > > software respond to it?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > >
      > > From: wuhu_software <mailto:wuhu_software@...>
      > >
      > > To: wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com>
      > >
      > > Sent: Monday, December 28, 2009 5:49 PM
      > >
      > > Subject: [wuhu_software_group] Re: Need help with my WS2310RX
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > In the device manager, click properties on the port, select the
      > > "Port settings" tab, then hit the advanced button. The next screen
      > > will show you the COM # assigned to the port.
      > >
      > >
      > > Take a look and see what you see there.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com>, "Joe Brown"
      > > <joe@> wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > > Thank you for the prompt response! Yes, I checked that several
      > > times, and they both have the same time and AM/PM.
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > > I have also looked into the Device Manager to check the ports,
      > > and I really don't know what I am looking at. It says that there
      > > are two COM ports, and both are working fine. The back of the
      > > computer onloy has one COM port available for use, which is why I
      > > said I don't know where it is or what is using it. But apparently,
      > > this is the one I was using before the OS replacement. It also
      > > shows a single LPT port. But something I hadn't noticed before is
      > > that there are two more COM ports showing: "RIM Virtual Serial
      > > Port v2 (COM3) and RIM Virtual Serial Port v2 (COM4).
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > > I use a BlackBerry cellphone, and it would appear that Research
      > > In Motion's software must have created these. Could they be
      > > blocking the hardwired COM2?
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > >
      > > > From: wuhu_software
      > >
      > > > To: wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:wuhu_software_group%40yahoogroups.com>
      > >
      > > > Sent: Monday, December 28, 2009 4:58 PM
      > >
      > > > Subject: [wuhu_software_group] Re: Need help with my WS2310RX
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > > Make sure you have the AM/PM set correctly on the console
      > > otherwise you will be 12 hours off.
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > > Go to device manager and make sure that the serial ports are
      > > mapped the way you think they are.
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com
      > > <mailto:wuhu_software_group%40yahoogroups.com>, "JoeBrown3" <joe@>
      > > wrote:
      > >
      > > > >
      > >
      > > > > I have been using this system to upload to Weather Underground
      > > for years with very few problems. Recently, however, I had to
      > > upgrade the OS on the computer I have it connected to by serial
      > > cable. Which is the same machine it was connected to before. But
      > > for reasons I can't figure out, the devices are apparently not
      > > talking to each other. WUHU says it opened the serial port OK, but
      > > then cites problems with the clocks not being the same (they are)
      > > and corrupt data. I tried disconnecting the cable and got the same
      > > error messages, so it seems that the connection just isn't there.
      > > I am using serial port 2 - can't find serial port 1 (must be used
      > > internally?) My computer is a Shuttle, FWIW. I am using
      > > WUHU216_32. Any help available?
      > >
      > > > >
      > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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      > >
      > >
      > > --
      > >
      > > Best regards,
      > >
      > > Jodie
      > > mailto:kimpossible@...
      > > <mailto:kimpossible@...>
      > >
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