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19618Re: Improve metric air pressure rounding

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  • saaukko
    Sep 18, 2011
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      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "H. Smith" <wuhu_software@...> wrote:
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      > I am not sure what type of station you have but I do recall that there was a rounding error that was created by the console itself. While it displayed one value, it transmitted a different on to the PC. I think it was a La Crosse 3600 but I do not recall. What type of station do you have?
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      > I am out of town for a bit but will check in to it when I get the chance.
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      > From: saaukko <finlandweather@...>
      > To: wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2011 11:58 AM
      > Subject: [wuhu_software_group] Improve metric air pressure rounding
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      > This issue has always been annoying, so I started a topic about it.
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      > The metric, hPa, air pressure reading can be 0.3-0.4 less or greater than the real reading at the console. I know this isn't very much, but it also makes the charts weird with spikes. Also, the current resolution is unnecessarily accurate with two desimals.
      > For example, the current reading at console is 1019.4 hpa, WUHU says it's 1019.10 hpa.
      > If the tendency is rising, one-hour WUHU charts have one or two big spikes, though the pressure has been rising constantly.
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      > I suppose this problem is from rounding the value from inHg?
      > I think improving the rounding-system isn't very hard?
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      I have La Crosse WS 2300. I think it sends correct values to computer, because other softwares show it properly.
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