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by steve
Fri Oct 03, 2008 7:57 am
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Crash on shutdown
Replies: 5
Views: 792

Re: Crash on shutdown

I'm seeing that too. It doesn't appear to cause any problems. I think it is to do with the new startup logging I have put into the 'beta' version that you (and I, and a few others) are using. If I can work out how to stop it, I will. I did manage to capture a dump, but it wasn't too helpful, and I h...
by steve
Fri Oct 03, 2008 7:54 am
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Problem with wind gust value
Replies: 12
Views: 2120

Re: Problem with wind gust value

I've been thinking about the adjustments and I think I will change the way I have currently implemented them. A bit of background: Cumulus reads the two values from the station, the 'current' and the 'average'. It tracks the highest 'current' in the last 10 minutes and reports this as the 'gust'. De...
by steve
Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:48 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Website Installtion Help
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

Re: Website Installtion Help

Yes, looks fine.

Steve
by steve
Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: A Couple of Newbie Questions.
Replies: 5
Views: 963

Re: A Couple of Newbie Questions.

I have selected 'Fine Offset' in the configuration panel, I also have the easyweather.dat file selected further down but thought that this would be ignored with the 'Fine Offset' option! Am I correct in thinking that? Yes, that's right. There is another strange thing, but it could be down to this W...
by steve
Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Problem with wind gust value
Replies: 12
Views: 2120

Re: Problem with wind gust value

The VP and VP2 send two wind speeds. One is the 'current' speed, which as I understand it is the speed over the previous 2.5 seconds - effectively the gust speed, and the second speed is the 10-minute average speed. From what you say, presumably WD ignores the 10-minute average supplied by the stati...
by steve
Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: A Couple of Newbie Questions.
Replies: 5
Views: 963

Re: A Couple of Newbie Questions.

I've no idea why it took so long to start logging the rain.

I assume you're running it in 'direct' mode, rather than piggy-backing off the easyweather.dat file? Just your mention of what Easyweather made me wonder...

Steve
by steve
Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: A Couple of Newbie Questions.
Replies: 5
Views: 963

Re: A Couple of Newbie Questions.

You can stop it and restart it some time later, and when it restarts it will download the data it missed, from the console. I'm not sure what you mean about the rainfall. It won't show any rain until it actually rains - it doesn't download anything from the past when you first run it, so it will nee...
by steve
Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: V 1.18.0 issue
Replies: 1
Views: 675

Re: V 1.18.0 issue

I've PM'd you about this.

Steve
by steve
Thu Oct 02, 2008 7:12 am
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Problem with wind gust value
Replies: 12
Views: 2120

Re: Problem with wind gust value

Regarding spurious accuracy, I've just noticed that Cumulus displays mph wind speeds to 1 dp on VP and VP2 stations. I don't know how or when this happened, it used to display whole numbers. I guess I should fix that...

Steve
by steve
Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Problem with wind gust value
Replies: 12
Views: 2120

Re: Problem with wind gust value

Ah, that makes sense. Well, apart from the bit about the gust getting both lots of 10%, I can't get my head around that bit at all :?
by steve
Wed Oct 01, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Problem with wind gust value
Replies: 12
Views: 2120

Re: Problem with wind gust value

Are you sure WD doesn't add 20%, because that's close to the figures you've quoted. Is the amount configurable, otherwise it seems a bit odd, adding an arbitrary figure like that? As an aside, displaying 44.8 mph is spuriously accurate as the VP wind speed resolution is only 1 mph.

Steve
by steve
Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Problem with wind gust value
Replies: 12
Views: 2120

Re: Problem with wind gust value

What does your VP2 console say?

Steve
by steve
Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:02 am
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Clear "Highest Monthly Rainfall" On Records Tab
Replies: 1
Views: 1217

Re: Clear "Highest Monthly Rainfall" On Records Tab

Glen, Cumulus works out the monthly rain total at startup by adding all the daily totals for this month in dayfile.txt, so it sounds like you still have some incorrect data in there. If you scan the file and refer to the format in the help file, you should be able to see where the problem is and cor...
by steve
Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:35 am
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: v1.8.0
Replies: 21
Views: 3486

Re: v1.8.0

Yes, I can easily generate one of those. The crucial information I'm missing is: What do I do with the file once I've created it?

Steve
by steve
Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: refresh issue fix
Replies: 1
Views: 613

Re: refresh issue fix

Fixed in 1.8.1.

Steve

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