The WUHU Configuration.ini

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When making changes to the WUHU Configuration.ini you must shutdown WUHU and restart it for changes to take affect.

Edit the WUHU Configuration.ini file with notepad. This file is located in the C:\Program Files\WUHU directory by default.

[General Settings] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

Alternate Wind Sensor Type Setting

The optional configuration variable “Alternate Wind Sensor Type” and “Alternate Wind Sensor Port” are settings that allows you to enable third party Wind sensors that you have connected to another COM port.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
Alternate Wind Sensor Type=1
Alternate Wind Sensor Port=COM2

Note: The above assumes the Inspeed Wind sensor is installed on on COM2.

Available Alternate Wind Sensor Types:

0=None (or disabled)
1=Inspeed Vortex

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 (off).


Startup Delay Setting

The optional configuration variable “Startup Delay” is a setting that will delay the initial load of the main WUHU application. This was implemented to correct a problem where some printer drivers that were not loaded immediately on Windows boot.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
Startup Delay=120

WS23XX Startup Delay values: A value in seconds. In the above example, the load is delayed for 120 seconds (2 minutes).

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 seconds.


DAVISVP2 Enable History Retrieval Setting

The optional configuration variable “DAVISVP2 Enable History Retrieval” is a setting that allows you to force WUHU to read the history file upon startup.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
DAVISVP2 Enable History Retrieval=1

DAVISVP2 Enable History Retrieval values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 1 (on).


DAVISVP2 Enable History Upload Setting

The optional configuration variable “DAVISVP2 Enable History Upload” is a setting that allows you to force WUHU to upload history file upon startup.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
DAVISVP2 Enable History Upload=1

DAVISVP2 Enable History Upload values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 1 (on).


DAVISVP2 History Retrieval Delay Setting

The optional configuration variable “DAVISVP2 History Retrieval Delay” is a setting that allows you change the history retrieval start.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
DAVISVP2 History Retrieval Delay=120000

DAVISVP2 History Retrieval Delay values: A value in milliseconds.

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 120000 milliseconds.


DAVISVP2 Sync Console Clock Setting

The optional configuration variable “DAVISVP2 Sync Console Clock” is a setting that allows you to synchronize the Davis console clock with the PC.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
DAVISVP2 Sync Console Clock=1

DAVISVP2 Sync Console Clock values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 disabled.


Display Wind Units Setting

The optional configuration variable “Display Wind Units” allows you to choose the units for wind speed on the main display.

Example: Change the wind speed units to Meters Per Second. Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

[General Settings]
Display Wind Units=MPS

Display Wind Units values:

MPH, KPH, MPS, FPS (Feet Per Second)

If no value is in the INI, the default value is MPH.


Template Decimal Comma Separator Setting

The optional configuration variable “Template Decimal Comma Separator” is a setting that allows you to substitute the comma for the period (example: 29,10 versus 29.10). This is used only when processing templates.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
Template Decimal Comma Separator=1

Template Decimal Comma Separator values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 disabled.


WS23XX Communications Delay Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS23XX Communications Delay” is a setting that allows you to tweak the delay between communications with the console when using WUHU in Direct Serial Mode with a WS-23XX console.

After watching the behavior of the Heavyweather application and experimenting with various delays, a technique was developed to attempt to maximize the number of updates received from the console. The technique is to avoid communications with the console when the console is attempting to communicate with the remote thermo unit.

When the console is attempting to retrieve information from the remote thermo unit, it will cease communications with the PC even though the PC might be in the middle of a transaction with the console. If the PC continues to attempt communication with the console when the console is busy communicating with the remote thermo unit, the amount of time required for the console to complete communications with the remote thermo unit is extended and the amount of the time required for the PC to finish the transaction with the console is also extended.

You can tell when the console is attempting communication with the remote thermo unit by looking at the console in the section where the outside temperature and humidity is displayed. There is a small icon that will be displayed in the window that resembles a typical radio wave icon.

Each time WUHU completes a transaction with the console it reads a memory location in the console that holds the time to the next communication with the remote thermo unit. WUHU will then wait that time, plus an additional delay, before attempting communications with the console.

This delay time was determined by trial and error (using a WS-2308 and WS-2310) to be about 2.3 seconds. Therefore WUHU will wait 2.3 seconds after the console starts communicating with the remote thermo unit before attempting to retrieve data from the console.

When the timing is working correctly, right after the above icon disappears from the window, WUHU will begin to communicate with the console. You can see when WUHU is attempting to communicate with the console by watching the Updates field under the Stats in the main window.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS23XX Communications Delay=2300

WS23XX Communications Delay values: A value in milliseconds.

In this example, a value of 2300 is entered. This value represents the number of milliseconds to be used in the delay described above. Alternatively, if you have a WS-2315, you might try eliminating the delay altogether using:

[General Settings]
WS23XX Communications Delay=0

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 2300 milliseconds. The minimum allowed value is zero, the maximum is 128000.


WS23XX Enable History Retrieval Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS23XX Enable History Retrieval” is a setting that allows you to force WUHU to read the history file upon startup.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS23XX Enable History Retrieval=1

WS23XX Enable History Retrieval values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 1 (on).


WS23XX Enable History Upload Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS23XX Enable History Upload” is a setting that allows you to force WUHU to upload history file upon startup.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS23XX Enable History Upload=1

WS23XX Enable History Upload values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 1 (on).


WS23XX Force Wired Mode Update Rate Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS23XX Force Wired Mode Update Rate” is a setting that allows you to force WUHU to read from console every 7-10 seconds when using wireless mode. WS-23XX wireless mode transmits every 15 seconds if the wind speed is above a certain threshold.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS23XX Force Wired Mode Update Rate=1

WS23XX Force Wired Mode Update Rate values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 (off).


WS23XX History Retrieval Delay Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS23XX History Retrieval Delay” is a setting that allows you change the history retrieval start.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS23XX History Retrieval Delay=120000

WS23XX History Retrieval Delay values: A value in milliseconds.

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 120000 milliseconds.


WS23XX Sync Console Clock Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS23XX Sync Console Clock” is a setting that allows you to synchronize the Davis console clock with the PC.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS23XX Sync Console Clock=1

WS23XX Sync Console Clock values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 disabled.

There is one caveat when using the clock sync option with the WS-23XX units. Due to the change in the rules of daylight saving time, when the console time is set, the time is in the form of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and not local time. Because the WS-23XX console were manufactured prior to the new daylight saving time rules:

Start and end dates vary with location and year. Since 1996 European Summer Time has been observed from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October; previously the rules were not uniform across the European Union.[28] Starting in 2007, most of the United States and Canada observe DST from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November, almost two-thirds of the year.[31] The 2007 U.S. change was part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005; previously, from 1987 through 2006, the start and end dates were the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October, and Congress retains the right to go back to the previous dates now that an energy-consumption study has been done.[32]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daylight_saving_time

Given that the WS-23XX firmware was created using the old daylight time saving rules, even though the correct time in UTC is set, what you see on the display may different from your PC time depending on time of year. These periods where the time may differ is basically the gaps of time between the old rules and the new rules. Eventually, the PC clock will change automatically when daylight saving time starts and ends so the clocks will match up at some point in time. The thing to remember is that even though the console display may be an hour off, it’s internal time keeping is in terms of UTC that will be correct.

For more information about UTC time, see:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinated_Universal_Time


WS36XX Enable History Retrieval Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS36XX Enable History Retrieval” is a setting that allows you to force WUHU to read the history file upon startup.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS36XX Enable History Retrieval=1

WS36XX Enable History Retrieval values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 1 (on).


WS36XX Enable History Upload Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS36XX Enable History Upload” is a setting that allows you to force WUHU to upload history file upon startup.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS36XX Enable History Upload=1

WS36XX Enable History Upload values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 1 (on).


WS36XX History Retrieval Delay Setting

The optional configuration variable “WS36XX History Retrieval Delay” is a setting that allows you change the history retrieval start.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WS36XX History Retrieval Delay=120000

WS26XX History Retrieval Delay values: A value in milliseconds.

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 120000 milliseconds.


Write Extended Currentdat Setting

The optional configuration variable “Write Extended Currentdat” is a setting that allows you to enable the writing of extended information in the currdat.lst (daily lows and highs). This modification will have no effect if you are not writing the currdat.lst file or if the below key is not found in the WUHU configuration INI file.

Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
Write Extended Currentdat=1

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 (off).

It adds a lot of extra variables to the currdat.lst.  Enables output of the [time2], [WUHU], [hourly_rates_of_change], etc…  See the output of currdat.lst for full details.

[time2]
time_12hr_verbose = "Mon Aug 06 11:03:21 AM 2007"
time_12hr = "11:03:21 AM"
time_hms = "11:03:21"
time_date = "08/06/07"
time_date_euro = "06.08.2007"
time_date_international = "2007-08-06"
time_date_international_hms = "2007-08-06 11:03:21"
time_year = "2007"
time_year_no_century = "07"
time_month = "08"
time_day = "06"
time_12hr_hour = "11 AM"
time_24hr_hour = "11"
time_minutes = "03"
time_seconds = "21"

[WUHU]
updates = "4343 / 4344"
corrections = "0"
METAR_sky = ""
METAR_weather = ""
METAR_snow_depth_in = "0.00"
METAR_snow_depth_cm = "0.00"
METAR_time = ""
METAR_wind = ""
METAR_temperature = "29/03"
...

[hourly_rates_of_change]
outdoor_temperature_rate_deg_C = "1.507"
outdoor_temperature_rate_deg_F = "2.713"
outdoor_temperature_trend = "Rising"
...

[hourly_extremes]
low_outdoor_temperature_time = "01:47:50 PM"
low_outdoor_temperature_time_hms = "13:47:50"
low_outdoor_temperature_deg_C = "27.5"
...

[hourly_averages]
average_outdoor_temperature_deg_C = "28.2"
average_outdoor_temperature_deg_F = "82.8"
average_outdoor_humidity = "18.6"
...

[daily_rates_of_change]
outdoor_temperature_rate_deg_C = "2.518"
outdoor_temperature_rate_deg_F = "4.533"
outdoor_temperature_trend = "Rising"
...

[daily_extremes]
low_outdoor_temperature_time = "06:14:49 AM"
low_outdoor_temperature_time_hms = "06:14:49"
low_outdoor_temperature_deg_C = "7.9"
...

[daily_averages]
average_outdoor_temperature_deg_C = "18.4"
average_outdoor_temperature_deg_F = "65.2"
average_outdoor_humidity = "38.7"
...

Write Currentdat Delay Setting

The optional configuration variable “Write Currentdat Delay” is to limit the rate that the currdat.lst is written to. Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

[General Settings]
Write Currentdat Delay=30

Write Tweaked Rainfall Data to Historydat Setting

The optional configuration variable “Write Tweaked Rainfall Data to Historydat” will force wuhu to write tweaked data to the history.dat file, instead of normal collected values.

[General Settings]
Write Tweaked Rainfall Data to Historydat=1

Write Tweaked Rainfall Data to Historydat values:

1=enabled
0=disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 (off).

If you are writing the tweaked value to the history data, there is no record of the actual console rain total (console rain total) in the history.dat.

I would recommend that if you use this new option that you create a new history.dat file. Otherwise, the “new rainfall” value in the history.dat records will not be correct until your tweaked rainfall total exceeds previously recorded rain totals found in the file. To be safe, start a new history.dat!


WMR968 Outdoor Sensor setting

The optional configuration variable “WMR968 Outdoor Sensor” is for the WMR968 only. Allows you to select an alternate temp/humidity sensor. Add the following key to the [General Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
WMR968 Outdoor Sensor=3

Available WMR968 Outdoor Sensor Types:

0=None (or disabled)
x=Sensor ID

Note: Make sure these keys are not already defined in the [General Setting] section. If a key is found, replace them.

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 (off).


Extremes Folder Setting

The optional configuration variable “Extremes Folder” allows you to save the WUHU Extremes.INI in a different folder other than the default install folder.

Example of Configuration file:

[General Settings]
Extremes Folder=C:\HeavyWeather

This will create the WUHU Extremes.INI in the specified C:\HeavyWeather\ folder. Default is to save the WUHU Extremes.INI in the same location that wuhu.exe is installed.

Fixing bogus WUHU Extremes.INI entries:

If you find a bogus entry in any of the sections, exit WUHU, manually edit this file with Notepad. Delete the offending extreme and associated time stamp, then start WUHU again. If you edit this file without exiting WUHU the change will not be recognized as these are only loaded at startup.

 

[CWOP Settings] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

UploadInterval Setting

The optional configuration variable “UploadInterval” is a setting that will allow you to change how often you upload to CWOP. The CWOP upload interval has been removed from the the general interval. The CWOP interval is now 10 mins (600 seconds). You can manually adjust in the INI file. To enable this setting, close down WUHU then edit the WUHU Configuration.ini file with notepad. This file is located in the C:\Program Files\WUHU directory by default. Add the following key to the [CWOP Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[CWOP Settings]
UploadInterval=600

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 600 seconds.

Note: If you hit stop and change your general interval back to 300, the upload values may seem a bit off.

The general interval now applies to non-rapid fire WU, AWEKAS, and Hamweather uploads. The minimum allowed value is 300 seconds. I am not sure what each of the servers is expecting, but I would guess 5 minutes is probably as fast as they want the data.


FlushDNSEnabled Setting

The optional configuration variable “FlushDNSEnabled” is a setting that will allow you to change how DNS cache is used. Adding this value will cause WUHU to manually flush the DNS cache just prior to the next upload to CWOP. This may or may not fix the problem on some systems where the rotate servers Time To Live DNS entries are being ignored by Windows. The DNS flush will only be performed on Windows 2000 machines or later (98 and NT series do not use a DNS cache).

To enable this setting, close down WUHU then edit the WUHU Configuration.ini file with notepad. This file is located in the C:\Program Files\WUHU directory by default. Add the following key to the [CWOP Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[CWOP Settings]
FlushDNSEnabled=1

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0 (off).

Note: The above key is set to value of one, not a lower case L.


WxNowReportFile Setting

The optional configuration variable “WxNowReportFile” is a setting that will allow for the creation of the Wxreportnow.txt file that UI-View32 Wx uses. To enable this setting, close down WUHU then edit the WUHU Configuration.ini file with notepad. This file is located in the C:\Program Files\WUHU directory by default. Add the following key to the [CWOP Settings] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[CWOP Settings]
WxNowReportFile=C:\Program Files\UI-View32\Wxreportnow.txt

If no value is in the INI, the default value is none (off).

You may specify any path and file name for the output of this file.

Make sure that UI-View32 is configured to read from the same file that you have specified in WUHU. In UI-View32, go to Setup ? WX station setup, and select “WX Data file”. This file will be written whenever the general upload interval expires (default=5 mins). This is the same interval used when uploading to CWOP over the Internet.

Example of what the Wxreportnow.txt file will look like:

Dec 16 2006 12:11
135/003g003t040r000p000P000h73b10169

Note: The timestamp is local time not UTC. The path to this file must exist.

 

[Wedaal] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

WedaalReportFile Setting

The optional configuration variable “WedaalReportFile” is a setting that will allow for the creation of the Wedaal.txt file that is used by Wetter-board.de.

To enable this setting, close down WUHU then edit the WUHU Configuration.ini file with notepad. This file is located in the C:\Program Files\WUHU directory by default. Add the following key to the [Wedaal] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[Wedaal]
WedaalReportFile=C:\Heavyweather\Wedaal.txt

If no value is in the INI, the default value is none (off).

You may specify any path and file name for the output of this file.

 

[FTP] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

This section simplifies the FTP command in the action file.   If you specify the following section in the WUHU Configuration.INI file:

[FTP]
Server=myftpserver.com
User=myusername
Password=mypassword
Port=21P

You can then use inside action files:

ftp://”C:\Heavyweather\Example.txt” “/Example.txt”

If the Port is not specified in the INI file, then port 21 is used and passive mode is not enabled.

You may also continue use the long form:

ftp://myusername:mypassword@myftpserver.com “C:\Heavyweather\Example.txt” “/Example.txt”

 

 

[FWI Calc] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

FWI Calc Setting

The optional configuration variable “FWI Calc” is a setting that will allow for the creation of the xml file that is used by FWI Calc

Vendor website: http://www.wilddata.org.nz/fwicalc/index.php?page=9

To enable this setting, close down WUHU then edit the WUHU Configuration.ini file with notepad. This file is located in the C:\Program Files\WUHU directory by default. Add the following keys to the [FWI Calc] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[FWI Calc]
FWICalcReportFile=C:\temp\FWICalc.txt
FWICalcUseMetric=0
FWICalcUseRainTotal=0

FWICalcReportFile Values:

This setting alllows the creation of the FWICalc.txt file that FWI Calc uses. You may specify any path and file name for the output of this file.

FWICalcUseMetric Values:

Enables the output of data in Metric

Values:

1=Enabled
0=Disabled

FWICalcUseRainTotal Setting

Enables or disables the use of local rainfall.

Values:

1=Enabled
0=Disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is none (off).

When active, the output will be once per minute. This cannot be modified.

 

[YoWindow] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

YoWindow Setting

The optional configuration variable “YoWindow” is a setting that will allow for the creation of the xml file that is used by YoWindow.

Vendors website: http://yowindow.com/

Add the following keys to the [YoWindow] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[YoWindow]
YoWindowReportFile=C:\temp\Yotest.xml
YoWindowUseMetric=0
YoWindowUseMETARWindData=0
YoWindowUseGeneralUploadInterval=1
YoWindowFTPFile1=ftp://User:Password@Server.com[:port[P]] [BINARY | ASCII] "localfile" "remotefile" … [BINARY | ASCII] "localfile" "remotefile"
YoWindowFTPFile2=ftp://User:Password@Server.com[:port[P]] [BINARY | ASCII] "localfile" "remotefile" … [BINARY | ASCII] "localfile" "remotefile"
YoWindowFTPFile3=ftp://User:Password@Server.com[:port[P]] [BINARY | ASCII] "localfile" "remotefile" … [BINARY | ASCII] "localfile" "remotefile"

 

YoWindowReportFile Setting

This setting alllows the creation of the Yo xml file that YoWindow uses to read data from. You may specify any path and file name for the output of this file.

YoWindowUseMetric Setting

Enables the output of data in Metric Values:

1=Enabled
0=Disabled

YoWindowUseMETARWindData

This variable will prevent the use of the local PWS data. YoWindow will use the local METAR wind data.

Values

1=Enabled
0=Disabled

If no value is in the INI, the default value is none (off).

When active, the output will be once per minute. This cannot be modified.

YoWindowUseGeneralUploadInterval

This variable will will control when the YoWindow.XML file is uploaded.  When you use the YoWindowFTPFile1, YoWindowFTPFile2, and YoWindowFTPFile3 settings to upload the YoWindowXML file. Note that this does not affect other methods of FTPing the file like actions executed by ‘On Weather Update’ actions.

Values

0=Disabled
X=Enabled where x is time in minutes

YoWindowFTPFile1= and YoWindowFTPFile2= and YoWindowFTPFile3=

These variables  simplify uploading the YoWindow.XML file to up to 3 different FTP servers, each of these new entries contains an FTP upload action that can be used to upload the YoWindow.XML file to a different server. The format of the FTP command is the same as those used with action files:

ftp://User:Password@Server.com[:port[P]] [BINARY | ASCII] “localfile” “remotefile” … [BINARY | ASCII] “localfile” “remotefile”

Example:

YoWindowFTPFile1= ftp://myusername:mypassword@someserver.net "C:\Program Files (x86)\YoWindow\YoWindow.xml" "\YoWindow.XML"

 

 

 

[Growl] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

[Growl]
GrowlProtocol=GROWL_TCP
GrowlServer=
GrowlPassword=

The only required setting is the GrowlProtocol, it must be set to either GROWL_TCP or GROWL_UDP. If this setting is not found in the INI file, Growl is not enabled.

If you do not include a password, no password will be used for Growl notifications.

If the Server is left blank, localmachine is assumed.

 

[Wetterpage24ReportFile] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

Wetterpage24ReportFile Setting

The optional configuration variable “Wetterpage24ReportFile” is a setting that will allow for the creation of the Wetterpage.txt file

To enable this setting, close down WUHU then edit the WUHU Configuration.ini file with notepad. This file is located in the C:\Program Files\WUHU directory by default. Add the following key to the [Wetterpage24] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[Wetterpage24]
Wetterpage24ReportFile=c:\temp\Wetterpage.txt

If no value is in the INI, the default value is none (off).

You may specify any path and file name for the output of this file.

Note: The path to this file must exist.

 

[ZWNTANA] section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

ZWNTANAReportFile setting

The optional configuration variable “ZWNTANAReportFile” is a setting that will allow for the creation of the ZWNTANA.txt file that is used by the Grecian website http://www.metar.gr/.

To enable this setting, close down WUHU then edit the WUHU Configuration.ini file with notepad. This file is located in the C:\Program Files\WUHU directory by default. Add the following key to the [ZWNTANA] of WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[ZWNTANA]
ZWNTANAReportFile=C:\Heavyweather\ZWNTANA.txt

If no value is in the INI, the default value is none (off).

You may specify any path and file name for the output of this file.

Note: The path to this file must exist.

 

[HeavyWeather] setting section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

HistoryDataFileDelay setting

The optional configuration variable “HistoryDataFileDelay” is to limit how often WUHU writes to history.dat. Add the following keys to the WUHU Configuration.INI file:

Example of Configuration file:

[HeavyWeather]
HistoryDataFileDelay=xx

Were xx is in seconds.

Note: Make sure these keys are not already defined in ini file. If a key is found, replace them.

If no value is in the INI, the default value is 0, which means there is no write delay.

 

 

[User] setting section of the WUHU Configuration.ini

A new optional section was created in the WUHU Configuration file that will allow you to add your own custom data to the currdat.lst file. Once these values are in the currdat.lst file, you can then use them in your templates

Example:

[User]
Latitude = 37.776771
Longitude = -122.391070
StationName = Heath's Weather Station
AnythingYouWant = This is a test

You can add as many variables in this section as you want.

When currdat.lst is generated, this is a section called [user] that will contain all of the variables that you had specified in the WUHU Configuration.INI file’s [User] section.

These can then be used in templates like:

%[user]AnythingYouWant%