>From reading the user guide and hardware guide it would seem to me (NOT a
WMR200 user) that since the WMR200 emits partial packets it may well take
more than 60 seconds to obtain current values for all fields - this means
that the archive period should be 300 seconds, and you would also be
correct in thinking that weewx does not handle rapid fire for the wmr200 -
because the hardware does not emit all data within a loop packet.
Weather display may well handle rapid fire better if it buffers the data
somehow or retransmits old data as part of rapid fire.
I would personally argue that weather display is 'fooling' WU by doing such
Probably the best bet for you is to stop using rapid fire, upload archive
records at 300 second intervals instead.
Just my thoughts - am sure a wmr200 user (or matthew or Tom) will give a
more authorative statement.
On Wednesday, 12 October 2016 12:05:03 UTC+3, shriramvenu wrote:
> Thanks for this. I saw the first bug but was'nt quite sure what to do. I
> guess i just replace wmr200.py in /bin/weewx/drivers? (where /bin is from
> the root directory of my R-pi?)
> Yes I have RapidFire enabled. Before this I was uploading to Weather
> Underground using rapidfire via WeatherDisplay for months using my windows
> PC so I dont think the problem is the WMR200 hardware. Are you saying that
> weewx doesnt properly handle rapidfire for the WMR200?
> Also should I keep the archive interval at the default 60s or change to
> 300s like advised here?
> Id prefer to have more frequent updates (hopefully that doesnt kill my sd
> card haha)
> Thanks again
> On Wednesday, 12 October 2016 03:40:10 UTC+8, mwall wrote:
>> On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 3:20:51 PM UTC-4, shriramvenu wrote:
>>> 1) I keep my outdoor Thermo-Hygro sensor on Channel 2 because I get
>>> interference on channel 1. I've searched through the documentation and cant
>>> find any info on how to set weewx to receive data for channel 2.
>> this bug was recently reported:
>> with a short-term fix applied here:
>> please try the fixed driver:
>> replacing your existing weewx/drivers/wmr200.py file with the new one.
>> 2) My localhost site shows N/A for all current conditions, and the info
>>> going up to weather underground is basically nonexsistent most of the time.
>>> Usually the wind is visible, sometimes the barometer. Never the
>>> temperature, but that could be due to being on channel 2.
>> are you using rapidfire? the wmr hardware emit partial packets, and wu
>> rapidfire does not know how to deal with that.
>> see this for details:
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