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Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:01 pm

Build 547 now available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

- Added ET,UV and Solar Rad for Davis stations
- Added pressure range config for forecast
- Added config for FTP port number
- Improved Fine Offset rain rate calculation
- Display Davis transmitter battery status

Note - to see the Davis solar data, you need to select it on the Display Settings page (it then appears on the main screen). I have no way of knowing if it will produce sensible values.

Back up your data!

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:09 pm

I forgot to document the fact that there are 3 new web tags to go with the solar data:

<#ET>
<#UV>
<#SolarRad>

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:27 pm

Build 552 now available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

- Fixed an error in one of the forecast strings
- Don't send xAP 'heartbeat' at startup if xAP not selected
- Fixed a startup problem in 1.8.3 for some Fine Offset users

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:13 pm

Build 556 now available.

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

- Changed Fine Offset reading period to 48s (should improve rain rate calc)
- Added battery status for WMR-928 (etc)
- Added ET,UV and SolarRad to realtime.txt
- Fixed <#temptrendtext> tag for deg F users

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:27 am

Build 563 now available

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

- Fixed colour change for daily rain chart
- Increased pressure and ET resolution by 1 dp for Davis
- Added experimental forced VP barometer update (see station settings)
- Help now has search facility!

I've also changed the Fine Offset update interval to 10 seconds (although of course the data won't change this often) and attempted to fix the new rain rate calculation.

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Thu Nov 27, 2008 4:02 pm

Build 568 now available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

- Fixed VP 1-minute barometer update
- Prevent calibrated humidity being >100 or <0
- Fixed ET decimal places
- Added day length, moonrise, and moonset times, with web tags

I've updated the standard web pages to include the day length, moon rise and moon set times.

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:46 pm

Build 574 available for download:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

(Hopefully) improved sun/moon rise/set times

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Sat Nov 29, 2008 3:01 pm

Build 575 available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

Hopefully improved Fine Offset rain rate calculation. It should stop the too-high values appearing, if nothing else.

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:34 pm

Build 583 available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

- Added 'delete before upload' option for ftp
- Improved ftp connect timeout handling
- Added resize option for web graph files
- Added <#windrunY> web tag - yesterday's wind run
- Added extra debugging for WS2300

... and another attempt at a Fine Offset rain rate calculation.

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:22 am

Build 584 available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

Fixed Fine Offset rain rate graph not updating.
Changed standard web pages to move wind run and incorporate yesterday's wind run

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:37 pm

Build 587 available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

- Changed latitude/longitude/elevation web tag output to have non-breaking spaces
- Fixed WS2300 absolute pressure in history data bug
- Fixed garbage entry when downloading WS2300 history

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:49 pm

Build 589 available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

Fixes Fine Offset rain rate 'flat line' introduced in build 587
Corrects timing of Fine Offset rain rate calculation to ensure 5 minutes is always used.

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:46 pm

Build 592 available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

Added check on station relative pressure setting at startup (Fine Offset) and ignore dubious reading.
Now saves backups of data files at the last ten startups, to make 'rewinding' a bit easier. This is not a substitute for taking your own backups!

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Wed Dec 10, 2008 5:04 pm

Build 593 available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

Uses different temporary file names for 'realtime' and 'non-realtime' extra file uploads, to prevent a file-sharing violation crash during upload.

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Re: Cumulus 1.8.4 beta available

Postby steve » Thu Dec 11, 2008 7:55 pm

Build 595 available:

http://www.nybbles.co.uk/downloads/beta184/CumulusSetup.exe

Adds 10-minute average wind bearing (degrees) as item 47 of realtime.txt

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