Product File 11-2-2007
To get an updated FIPS product file, right click on the following link and select "Save Target As". WxCType.dat After this file has downloaded, copy it to your ..\WxMesg directory, overwriting the existing WxCType.dat. This file contains a list of products coded as FIPS.
Sample WxWords.dat - For Parsing Messages
Here is a sample WxWords.dat file created by the late Tom Moore, WX4TM. Right click on the following link and select "Save Target As". WxWords.dat After this file has downloaded, copy it to your ..\WxMesg directory, overwriting the existing WxWords.dat.
If you want to see the position for each Radar Site, Weather Forecast Office, and Weather Service Office, download the following following file for the version of Weather Message that you have installed. Right click on the following link and select "Save Target As".
For Version 3.x WxLandMarks.xml
Save it to your Weather Message directory. For version 3.0, "C:\Program Files\WxMesgNet". This will overwrite any existing landmarks.
The radar sites show up in black, weather forecast offices in green, and weather service offices in black. If the radar site is located at the weather service office, it will be displayed in black.
Thanks to Jeremy Ruck, WM9C, for providing this landmark file. He gathered and entered the information for each of the 229 sites.
Java Applet to Scroll Text
If you like the scrolling text on our sample weather page, you can implement that feature by using this java applet. These applets were found on the web and are provided without any support .
Vertical text scrolling - ScrollItUp.zip
Horizontal text scrolling - TextScroll.zip