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  • larrymyers312000
    Yep that was it....it was the oddest thing. Once I fixed that away it went. started updating right away. Thanks for your help, Larry
    Message 1 of 12 , Jan 2, 2007
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      Yep that was it....it was the oddest thing. Once I fixed that away it
      went. started updating right away.

      Thanks for your help,
      Larry

      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      <wuhu_software@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Larry,
      >
      > I will have to remember that one.
      >
      > You had me stumped.
      >
      > Let me know if that is the only problem.
      >
      >
      > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "larrymyers312000"
      > <hometownnerd@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I am an idiot!!! Found the issue, My date was set for
      > > yesterday...DOH!!! Fixed it and now just waiting to see if the
      > updates
      > > work.
      > >
      > > Thanks for the patience,
      > > Larry
      > >
      > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "larrymyers312000"
      > > <hometownnerd@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Ok, I have an update. I have checked WUHU and it was up to date
      > and
      > > > working as it should in direct serial, however wunderground was
      > not
      > > > updating as it should, it is continuing to show the same temp
      > that it
      > > > showed when I started WUHU this last time. I have checked the WUHU
      > > > logs and they show success, is there any firewall settings I may
      > need
      > > > to check. I am getting more and more confused now.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks again,
      > > > Larry
      > > >
      > > > -- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > > > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Larry,
      > > > >
      > > > > If WUHU is accessing the port, it will automatically set it to
      > 2400
      > > > > baud, the only rate the console will understand.
      > > > >
      > > > > I would be surprised if WUHU was in direct serial mode and
      > displaying
      > > > > dead data in the stats area (far left column).
      > > > >
      > > > > Let me know what you find.
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "larrymyers312000"
      > > > > <hometownnerd@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I will check that when I get home as well, now that it is on
      > the
      > > > > other
      > > > > > machine I can no longer get to the files since I do not have
      > FTP on
      > > > > > that machine yet. One comment though, would it grab the
      > correct data
      > > > > > the first time if I told it the wrong comm port? What about
      > baud
      > > > > > rates, is there a max I should stay below?
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Thanks again,
      > > > > > Larry
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > > > > > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Larry,
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Double check the WUHU general settings to see if it is
      > correctly
      > > > > > > configured to use the correct serial port.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I would guess that if you are in direct serial mode, and
      > WUHU
      > > > > cannot
      > > > > > > talk to the unit, you would end up with errors in the log
      > after
      > > > > it
      > > > > > > tries 3 times.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Let me know what you find.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In
      > wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "larrymyers312000"
      > > > > > > <hometownnerd@> wrote:
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > No, that wasn't me. I have had VWS running direct serial
      > for
      > > > > the
      > > > > > > past
      > > > > > > > two months with no issue, I didnt like heavy weather
      > staying on
      > > > > the
      > > > > > > > taskbar (My wife will close stuff that sits there just
      > > > > because).
      > > > > > > WUHU
      > > > > > > > does have exclusive access to the serial port, it does
      > grab the
      > > > > > > first
      > > > > > > > reading with no issue. I have no other software running
      > on that
      > > > > > > > machine yet. VWS is not running at all currently, even
      > VWS says
      > > > > > > > communication is ok when it is running. That is what is
      > > > > confusing me
      > > > > > > > the most, both apps think the data is updating even if it
      > is
      > > > > not.
      > > > > > > > Guess I can try heavy weather again, since it is on
      > a "hidden"
      > > > > > > machine
      > > > > > > > that no one messes with it may be ok to run it that way.
      > Will
      > > > > try
      > > > > > > that
      > > > > > > > this evening if nothing else works out.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > --- In
      > wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > > > > > > > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > Larry,
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > I cant remember, were you the one who was playing the
      > trick
      > > > > of
      > > > > > > > > renaming WUHU as Heavyweather so that VWS would launch
      > WUHU
      > > > > > > instead
      > > > > > > > > of Heavyweather?
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > I also cannot recall but I thought that VWS would only
      > > > > monitor
      > > > > > > the
      > > > > > > > > currdat.lst file?
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > If WUHU is using direct serial, it must have exclusive
      > access
      > > > > to
      > > > > > > the
      > > > > > > > > serial port (only one application gets the port).
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > --- In
      > > > > wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "larrymyers312000"
      > > > > > > > > <hometownnerd@> wrote:
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > Guess I left out some details, huh? VWS and WUHU are
      > in
      > > > > direct
      > > > > > > > > serial
      > > > > > > > > > mode with no Heavy Weather running, so no Heavy
      > Weather is
      > > > > not
      > > > > > > > > > updating the files. I am running a Lacrosse 2308
      > which
      > > > > seems to
      > > > > > > work
      > > > > > > > > > ok for me.
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > Thanks for the help
      > > > > > > > > > Larry
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > --- In
      > wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > > > > > > > > > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > Larry,
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > I am guessing that you are not running VWS or WUHU
      > in
      > > > > direct
      > > > > > > > > serial
      > > > > > > > > > > mode and are using Heavyweather to communicate with
      > the
      > > > > > > console...
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > I am not positive but I believe that VWS will
      > launch
      > > > > > > Heavyweather
      > > > > > > > > at
      > > > > > > > > > > program startup. It then monitors the currdat.lst
      > as WUHU
      > > > > > > does.
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > The only thing I can think of is that Heavyweather
      > is not
      > > > > > > > > properly
      > > > > > > > > > > updating currdat.lst. You can verify this by
      > exploring to
      > > > > the
      > > > > > > > > > > directory where currdat.lst is stored (usually
      > > > > > > > > C:\Heavyweather\").
      > > > > > > > > > > Under Explorer's View menu, select Details. Sort
      > the
      > > > > modified
      > > > > > > > > file
      > > > > > > > > > > times by clicking the Modified column header.
      > Examine the
      > > > > > > time
      > > > > > > > > that
      > > > > > > > > > > the file was last modified. This will tell you if
      > > > > > > Heavyweather is
      > > > > > > > > > > updating the file (or not).
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > If Heavyweather is failing to update the file,
      > check the
      > > > > main
      > > > > > > > > > > Heavyweather screen to ensure that the data is
      > > > > not "grayed
      > > > > > > out".
      > > > > > > > > That
      > > > > > > > > > > has been seen on a few systems in the past. There
      > is no
      > > > > clean
      > > > > > > > > > > resolution other than to force Heavyweather to
      > restart.
      > > > > > > Hopefully
      > > > > > > > > > > this is not the problem.
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > So a couple of questions for you?
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > 1) You are running Heavyweather Beta 2.0 correct?
      > > > > > > > > > > 2) Does the Heavyweather screen look Ok or is the
      > data
      > > > > grayed
      > > > > > > out?
      > > > > > > > > > > 3) Is the currdat.lst file being updated by
      > Heavyweather
      > > > > once
      > > > > > > per
      > > > > > > > > > > minute?
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > --- In
      > > > > > > wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "larrymyers312000"
      > > > > > > > > > > <hometownnerd@> wrote:
      > > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > > Good morning. I have been using VWS for a couple
      > of
      > > > > months
      > > > > > > with
      > > > > > > > > very
      > > > > > > > > > > > little difficulty except it would cause my video
      > to be
      > > > > > > choppy
      > > > > > > > > once
      > > > > > > > > > > > every 3-4 secs. So I decided to set up an old
      > laptop to
      > > > > > > take
      > > > > > > > > care of
      > > > > > > > > > > > my weather station for me. Migrated VWS to the
      > laptop
      > > > > and
      > > > > > > > > started it
      > > > > > > > > > > > up....worked fine, well it seemed to be. Went to
      > sleep,
      > > > > > > when I
      > > > > > > > > got
      > > > > > > > > > > up
      > > > > > > > > > > > the temperature was still the same as it was the
      > night
      > > > > > > before
      > > > > > > > > and
      > > > > > > > > > > > figured I would try WUHU again. Installed, and
      > set it
      > > > > up
      > > > > > > and it
      > > > > > > > > > > > started to work, updated wunderground and
      > everything,
      > > > > once,
      > > > > > > and
      > > > > > > > > the
      > > > > > > > > > > > temperature on wunderground stays the same as
      > does the
      > > > > > > display
      > > > > > > > > on
      > > > > > > > > > > WUHU
      > > > > > > > > > > > and VWS. What is confusing me is that it updates
      > on
      > > > > startup
      > > > > > > of
      > > > > > > > > both
      > > > > > > > > > > > programs but does not update again. The other
      > kicker is
      > > > > > > that
      > > > > > > > > both
      > > > > > > > > > > apps
      > > > > > > > > > > > continue to show the temperature is the same even
      > > > > though
      > > > > > > the
      > > > > > > > > weather
      > > > > > > > > > > > station is changing. Can someone help me to
      > figure out
      > > > > what
      > > > > > > > > this may
      > > > > > > > > > > > be caused by?
      > > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > > I appreciate any help that you can provide to me.
      > > > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > > > Larry
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