1.4 released 6-30-2002
The WxPager Setup link will now point to WxPagerSetup.exe.
It was pointing directly to WxPager.exe.
Made a change in the program to correct
an error 380, Property Value Out of Range.
After returning from the setup screen,
the status line will be erased.
Clicking on the map legend, with “On Top” enabled,
will now display the county list in the foreground.
The “On Top” option was causing the county list behind
the main window.
When an alarm expires, a message will be displayed in the
When the map is maximized and then minimized, an incoming
alert will display the map in its last state.
If it was maximized, it will show maximized.
The request screen now contains a list of the last 20
products received. By
clicking on the down arrow, you can see that list and select one of
the products to view.
Corrected error 13, type mismatch, in the mesgDecode routine.
This error was generated on messages that had a bad UGC line
expiration date. The system will now replace these bad dates with the message
origination date/time plus 30 minutes.
Corrected error 9, subscript error, in the mesgDecode
routine. This error was
generated on messages that had an improperly formatted UGC line.
The program will now send the state suffix, appended to the
county name, when no county or state is specified for an alarm to
the Message and Map clients. This
makes these alarms act like the alarms when a county code is
specified in an alarm.
The server now sends the entire AFOS for processing by the
clients. This will
require that all clients be updated when the V1.4 release is
The registration software has been changed to correct
a problem some users were having when registering the software.
Because of this change, all users will be required to
register their software again.
Corrected error 53, File Not Found, when direct ingesting.
This error occurred when the server had more than one file to
process when a client was making a request.
Now has the ability to send a “no data alert” to a
Now supports user definable short pager messages.
9. Supports the
new paging setup parameters.
Added additional debugging capabilities for email and pager.
Pressing control-d on the server window will show the wxpost
The product + state alarm routine will now only send one
email, or page, regardless of the number of ugc lines in the
Corrected an error 13, type mismatch, in the purge files
The Data Alerts window now has an option to select a Message
Client ID to receive the “no data alert”.
The Email Setup window will now setup the default profile for
blat. This prevents an
error message in the blat log file.
The Support Setup menu now has an option to setup the short
pager message. This
option will allow each user to customize their message.
The message supports variables so you can change the message
to meet the requirements of your area.
The current variables are as follows:
Weather Forecast Office from AFOS.
$MesgType$ Description of the message.
Time message issued in local AM/PM format.
$Issued24$ Time message issued in local 24 hour
Time message expires in local AM/PM format.
$Expire24$ Time message expires in local 24 hour
$Counties$ A list of the counties, based on the
If county names are available, include “word”.
If expiration time is available, include “word”.
Added Paging to the Support Setup Menu.
You can now setup the paging personal and group information
with the WxMesg Setup program.
This alleviates the need to use WxPagerSetup or abcPager to
setup user and group information.
The paging setup window allows you to establish the style,
size, maximum pages, and parse options like the email window.
The Group names are no longer restricted to the format
“Group#”. You can
now name the groups any name.
Increased the number of alarm lines to 200.
The alarm entry screen will now make the product code all
The alarm entry screen will now make the state code all
The email and paging screens will not allow you to delete a
group that is used in an alarm.
Changed the program to try 3 times to get the ID= from the
If the WxUsers.txt or WxGroups.txt file
is not in the proper format, an error message will be displayed.
Corrected a subscript error that appeared when paging to a
WxGroups.txt renamed to WxpGroup.txt.
WxUsers.txt renamed to WxpUsers.txt.
If the WxMesg Server is running in the email/pager debug
mode, blat will write additional debugging information to the