[aprssig] Standardized format of WX data in APRS?
russ4cwop at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 14:05:39 EST 2017
The various WX data formats used in APRS can be seen here:
where the first four are meant for non-hams. Any other types not falling
into one of these 11 categories show up here,
All of these near real-time packets (about 110,000/hour) go to findu where
they are processed into a standard format and sent to NOAA/NWS/NCEP and
merged into the MADIS surface data set for use by the meteorological
---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Miroslav Skoric <skoric at uns.ac.rs>
> To: aprssig at tapr.org
> Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:15:32 +0100
> Subject: [aprssig] Standardized format of WX data in APRS?
> Hello there,
> As a beginner in this field, I wonder if there is just a single 'standard'
> in data formats of weather stations used in APRS, or there are more
> standard formats. Any document about? I ask that because some meteorology
> equipment producers asked me about the way the weather data would be read
> in APRS. And I did not know anything about. In addition, I noticed
> differences in how WX stations present their data: Some show only the
> temperature reading (it is usually close to their callsign on the map),
> while some other stations give more weather details. Is that related to the
> WX equipment (the number & quality of sensors), or the 'translation' of
> data from the sensors, or it is related to the WX station operator's
> software? Tnx.
> Misko YT7MPB
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