Any one have any idea why, when the PC and the base station have the date set to 1/4/06, the last record retrieved by Heavy Weather is 24 hours ahead, i.e., 1/5/06?
Possibly a time zone issue? Is HeavyWeather storing data in UTC/GMT? If you’re behind UTC/GMT then it will store a day ahead for part of your day.
That’s the first thing that occured to me, too. So I went through the setup of the base station to make sure. It is set to -5 for the time zone (ET) with DST on. I’m sure that’s correct.
I wonder if you’ve got the console AND WD both compensating for time zone and ending up with a double whammy adjustment of 10 hours?
When I checked the data records in the base station last night with Heavy Weather the last record that was received was almost exactly 24 hours ahead.
It gets weirder. Here’s a copy of the last record of a saved text file:
30.06 73.5 40 30.9 70 22.2 12.1 14.0 NNE 0.99 18:52 05.01.2006
In Heavy Weather under history the To: date/time is 18:52 on 06.01.06 and after clicking the show history button the last record also has 18:52 on 06.01.06. I guess the data is being exported correctly, but that wrong date is really puzzling.
i would double check the time/date on the console of the weather station again
Are you SURE you have the date set correctly on the console? The ws2310 console displays the date as DD/MM (for us US folk it’s backwards )
I had it set so today so that it showed 1.6.06. From what you’ve said, this is incorrect and it should be 6.1.06.
As I said in the previous post, I set it to 6.1.06 yesterday. Today it read 1.7.06. I’m guessing it retrieves the date along with the time form the server in Colorado.
I just received this from LaCrosse:
“The current version of Heavy Weather contains a bug which can cause the date
to display incorrectly on your history; this typically resolves on its own in a
couple days. This issue has been reported to our developers, and it should be
fixed in the next release of Heavy Weather.”