Hi, WeeWX reports can be run at multiples of your archive interval but they cannot be run any more frequent than the archive interval. If you want weeWX to do something more frequent than the archive interval then you need write a custom service to do what you want (in your case generate some output).
I am not sure of your understanding of weeWX' inner workings or your python knowledge so my apologies if I am explaining what you already know. It is fairly trivial to create a custom service that is tied to the 'loop interval' of your station (refer to Loop packets <http://weewx.com/docs/customizing.htm#LOOP_packets> in the Customization Guide if you don't know about loop packets and their interval). When you write a custom service you lose a lot of the conveneince functions that come with the weeWX report engine (the ability to use tags and the associated aggregation, formatting and conversion abilities) so you need to do a lot of the data gathering, processing, formatting and output yourself. If you have a basic understanding of python you should be able to work your way through some examples and ultimately create your own. A lot of the functions you need to access data within weeWX already exist in the weeWX API, its mainly the working out what you want, producing your output and handling the corner cases (ie dealing with None values) that take up your time. If you are still keen, Customizing the weeWX service engine <http://weewx.com/docs/customizing.htm#service_engine> in the Customization Guide has some basic examples. One you get a feel for things you can dive into some more advanced services that do a similar thing to what you want to do. The crt extension <https://github.com/weewx/weewx/wiki/crt> implements a loop based service that does something similar to what you want to do. Also the realtime gauge-data extension <https://github.com/gjr80/weewx-realtime_gauge-data> does a similar thing to the crt extension but it produces a JSON format file to drive the SteelSeries weather gauges. Hope that helps and don't be afraid to ask if you don't understand. Gary On Saturday, 10 February 2018 13:35:33 UTC+10, A.J. Burnett wrote: > > Hi everyone! > > I'm producing a simple JSON report using weeWX, in addition to all my > other reports. I'd like to keep the interval I'm currently using for > everything, but I want to fire off the JSON report every 5-10 seconds, if > possible. Can anyone recommend where I can achieve this, if it's even > possible? > > Thank you! > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "weewx-user" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to weewx-user+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.