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21901Re: Request for NOAA climate record feature

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  • KNHBRIST1
    Apr 7, 2013
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      Don, application downloaded with no warnings.
      Ran app and it worked flawlessly.

      What are you using to calculate heating and cooling degree days?
      Steve

      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, Don Lafferty <don@...> wrote:
      >
      > If anyone is interested in trying out an Alpha version of the NOAA Report
      > Maker you can get it here.
      >
      > http://donlafferty.com/NOAAReportMaker0001.zip
      >
      > When you download it your browser is probably going to tell you it's
      > questionable and suggest you discard it. If that bothers you then you
      > probably don't want to be involved in testing this.
      >
      > After you download it unzip it somewhere on your hard drive. The zip file
      > has the program and several DLL files that will be needed later when I add
      > PDF support.
      >
      > I would put the files in a folder that you can easily find. I use one in
      > the My Documents folder usually.
      >
      > After you have it unzipped click on File/Open File and a file dialog will
      > pop up. Navigate to your WUHU folder and find the .dat file that has a
      > name similar to HW Pro History.dat or similar. Make sure it's NOT the WUHU
      > History.dat file as that will not work.
      >
      > You must have clicked the Weather Pro Compatible History file (LaCrosse
      > format) in your setup to create one of these files. If you hadn't done
      > that before make sure you do it and then let WUHU create a few records
      > before you read the file.
      >
      > I am looking for feedback on a few things.
      > 1) Does it work for you and if not what error messages do you get?
      > 2) If it works what do you think about the format? I will be adding more
      > info to each of the tabs that are created but for now it's just the monthly
      > data.
      > 3) Any other suggestions you have.
      >
      > Thanks for trying it
      > Don
      >
      >
      > On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Don Lafferty <don@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Yes that's the way I'm doing it now.
      > >
      > >
      > > On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 9:41 AM, wuhu_software <wuhu_software@...>wrote:
      > >
      > >> **
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> I am not sure actually. I am guessing that was supposed to represent the
      > >> new rainfall since the last measurement. It is really un-necessary as you
      > >> can just subtract the last measurement total with the latest measurement to
      > >> determine the "new" rainfall amount.
      > >>
      > >> --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, Don Lafferty <don@> wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> > Heath,
      > >> >
      > >> > Yes thank you for the file. I've been using it. The issue with rain as
      > >> > far as I can tell is it doesn't actually record the amount of rain for
      > >> just
      > >> > a single measurement. I didn't see any numbers in NewRainfall in any of
      > >> > the files (I think anyways). Did I miss it?
      > >> >
      > >> > It looks like TotalRainfall is whatever the console is holding as the
      > >> total.
      > >> >
      > >> > Should I revisit NewRainfall?
      > >> >
      > >> > Don
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> > On Sun, Apr 7, 2013 at 8:00 AM, H. Smith <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> > > **
      > >>
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Don,
      > >> > >
      > >> > > I did send that file via FTP.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > It does save every measurement.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Heath
      > >> > >
      > >> > > ------------------------------
      > >> > > *From:* Don Lafferty <don@>
      > >> > > *To:* wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com
      > >> > > *Sent:* Friday, April 5, 2013 12:00 PM
      > >> > >
      > >> > > *Subject:* Re: [wuhu_software_group] Re: Request for NOAA climate
      > >> record
      > >>
      > >> > > feature
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Do you know how many months it covers? Mine is huge yet only covers 5
      > >> > > months.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Does that file get written at each measurement received from the
      > >> console?
      > >> > > I've been using a Davis Pro 2 for the last few months and it reports
      > >> every
      > >> > > few seconds. Before that I had a WMR968 and it was something like
      > >> every 8
      > >> > > seconds. I know most LaCrosse don't report nearly as often.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > At any rate if you could zip it and ftp it to the location I'll send
      > >> you.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Thanks
      > >> > > Don
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > > On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 8:27 AM, wuhu_software <wuhu_software@
      > >> ...>wrote:
      > >> > >
      > >> > > **
      > >>
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > > I have about a 157 MB file, not yet zipped.
      > >> > >
      > >> > > Let me know how you would like to receive it.
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, Don Lafferty <don@>
      > >> wrote:
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > I need the largest copy of a HWProHistory.dat file that someone is
      > >> > > willing
      > >> > > > to send me. It will have to be zipped or rar or even 7z but if you
      > >> have
      > >> > > > one that has been keeping history for a year or more I would like a
      > >> copy.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > My largest is 150 MB but has only been going for about 5 months.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > If you have one and are willing to send it to me or put it on an ftp
      > >> > > server
      > >> > > > let me know and I'll give you my email address.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > Thanks
      > >> > > > Don
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 4:27 PM, Don Lafferty <don@> wrote:
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > > I'm sorry I should have mentioned that was just a status update.
      > >> It
      > >> > > > > currently doesn't do anything useful. As soon as it does I'll
      > >> make it
      > >> > > > > available.
      > >> > > > >
      > >> > > > >
      > >> > > > > On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 3:43 PM, Han Brouwer-Keij <
      > >> > > > > han.brouwer-keij@> wrote:
      > >> > > > >
      > >> > > > >> **
      > >> > >
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> Where to download?
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> Han
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> On 5-4-2013 0:30, Don Lafferty wrote:
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> I've got a simple working program that will read a WS 3600 file
      > >> into
      > >> > > an
      > >> > > > >> array structure.
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> I have a file that's been going since November of last year and
      > >> it's
      > >> > > > >> almost 150 MB in size with over 2.5 million records.
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> How large can that file get?
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> My program reads the data in very quickly ( ~ 13 seconds to read
      > >> the
      > >> > > > >> full 150 MB file) so a large file doesn't really cause problems
      > >> but
      > >> > > 2.5
      > >> > > > >> million records is only 5 months. I can imagine if someone has a
      > >> file
      > >> > > > >> that's been filling for several years.
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> Oh yeah, what's the key to the wind direction? Everything else
      > >> makes
      > >> > > > >> sense.
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> Don
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 2:55 PM, wuhu_software <wuhu_software@
      > >> > > ...>wrote:
      > >> > >
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>>
      > >> > > > >>>
      > >> > > > >>> Marcel,
      > >> > > > >>>
      > >> > > > >>> There is a lot more than meets the eye and it will remain just
      > >> as
      > >> > > simple
      > >> > > > >>> and easy no matter what is added in the future.
      > >> > > > >>>
      > >> > > > >>>
      > >> > > > >>> --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "marcelcanine"
      > >> > > > >>> <marcelcanine@> <marcelcanine@> wrote:
      > >> > > > >>> >
      > >> > > > >>> > I would like to comment on this.
      > >> > > > >>> >
      > >> > > > >>> > The thing I like best about WUHU is that it is small simple
      > >> and
      > >> > > > >>> reliable. I run it on a netbook and it simply runs for months
      > >> > > sometimes
      > >> > > > >>> without me having to touch it. I read where other more
      > >> complicated
      > >> > > do it
      > >> > > > >>> all programs like Weather Display and Virtual Weather station
      > >> seem
      > >> > > to be
      > >> > > > >>> always be crashing or locking up.
      > >> > > > >>> >
      > >> > > > >>> > Please try to keep WUHU as close to it as possible. There are
      > >> > > plenty
      > >> > > > >>> of programs out there that can be used by people who want the
      > >> > > program to
      > >> > > > >>> publish web sites and create all kinds of fancy reports. Some
      > >> of us
      > >> > > just
      > >> > > > >>> want a simple program to upload to established sites that works
      > >> with
      > >> > > little
      > >> > > > >>> maintenance.
      > >> > > > >>> >
      > >> > > > >>> > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > >> > > > >>> <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > Steve,
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > It would be a nice feature to have but like everything else
      > >> it
      > >> > > takes
      > >> > > > >>> time. With a full-time job my time is limited to weekends only.
      > >> A
      > >> > > feature
      > >> > > > >>> like this could easily consume a day to implement properly.
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > As to implementing it, this could easily be added as a
      > >> feature
      > >> > > for
      > >> > > > >>> analyzing the history files, especially if you have them broken
      > >> up
      > >> > > by month
      > >> > > > >>> automatically (easy to do). Since the data is already loaded at
      > >> that
      > >> > > point,
      > >> > > > >>> it would just be a matter of running through a few routines to
      > >> > > create the
      > >> > > > >>> line by line output.
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > This could also be done as a separate executable that takes
      > >> the
      > >> > > > >>> history files as input.
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > If anyone out there is a software developer and so inclined
      > >> as to
      > >> > > > >>> pitch in with such an effort, I can supply details about how to
      > >> > > implement
      > >> > > > >>> this.
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > Thanks.
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Rogo"
      > >> > > <steve.rogowski@>
      > >> > > > >>> wrote:
      > >> > > > >>> > > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > > Hello...
      > >> > > > >>> > > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > > First off this WUHU software is awesome. I just set up a
      > >> > > weather
      > >> > > > >>> station and it made looking at and uploading the data so easy.
      > >> > > > >>> > > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > > I used WeatherLink (From Davis) for a short bit. I liked
      > >> the
      > >> > > NOAA
      > >> > > > >>> report feature where it would summarize the month (by day) and
      > >> year
      > >> > > (by
      > >> > > > >>> month). Does WUHU offer something like this already? If not,
      > >> would
      > >> > > you be
      > >> > > > >>> inclined to add such a report feature (to create PDF files for
      > >> > > archiving)?
      > >> > > > >>> > > >
      > >> > > > >>> > > > Thanks!
      > >> > > > >>> > > > Steve
      > >> > > > >>> > > >
      > >> > > > >>> > >
      > >> > > > >>> >
      > >> > > > >>>
      > >> > > > >>>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> --
      > >> > > > >> The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they
      > >> start
      > >> > > > >> making something that doesn't suck.
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> Geen virus gevonden in dit bericht.
      > >> > > > >> Gecontroleerd door AVG - www.avg.com
      > >> > > > >> Versie: 2013.0.3267 / Virusdatabase: 3162/6224 - datum van
      > >> uitgifte:
      > >> > > > >> 04/04/13
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >> Geen virus gevonden in dit bericht.
      > >> > > > >> Gecontroleerd door AVG - www.avg.com
      > >> > > > >> Versie: 2013.0.3267 / Virusdatabase: 3162/6224 - datum van
      > >> uitgifte:
      > >> > > > >> 04/04/13
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >>
      > >> > > > >
      > >> > > > >
      > >> > > > >
      > >> > > > > --
      > >> > > > > The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they
      > >> start
      > >> > > > > making something that doesn't suck.
      > >> > > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > >
      > >> > > > --
      > >> > > > The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they
      > >> start
      > >> > > > making something that doesn't suck.
      > >> > > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > > --
      > >> > > The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they start
      > >> > > making something that doesn't suck.
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> > >
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> > --
      > >> > The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they start
      > >> > making something that doesn't suck.
      > >> >
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they start
      > > making something that doesn't suck.
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > --
      > The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they start
      > making something that doesn't suck.
      >
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