[wxqc] Linux

Jim Lill jlill at rochester.rr.com
Sun Oct 23 10:16:36 CDT 2011

I may have described this before, but there's been some updates.

The station I run is an Argent WS-1 which spits out a Peet Logger 
string. I process that using a modified version of /G0WCX/'s PHP code 
which will run on any Linux box or embedded appliance. That feeds CWOP 
via the Internet.  It also produces a file with raw peet data on the 
Linux box for reuse. One thing the PHP approach allows is easy 
post-processing, error correction, and calculation of other weather 
data.  I just started on making a local weather page at 


On 10/10/2011 8:06 PM, Ted Lum wrote:
> Some programs have robust display and analysis capabilities, some 
> programs connect to backend databases, some generate static HTML, some 
> upload via. FTP or HTTP to a host, some have a small footprint and can 
> run on low-power, headless, ARM platforms.
> http://wiki.meteohub.de/Introduction
> http://www.wviewweather.com/
> http://www.weather-display.com/index.php
> On 10/10/2011 5:25 PM, DesertBill wrote:
>> On 10/10/2011 02:12 PM, Ted Lum wrote:
>>> What features do you need? What are you going to do with it?
>> Basically the same as under windows.  Upload to Cwop, Wunderground, 
>> etc. Perhaps a WEB site at some future time.
>> _

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