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Old 12-21-2017, 10:26 AM   #1
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Default Real time weather (METAR) on your server missions HOW TO

I have wanted to get real time weather (METAR) data in our server missions
So ... I wrote a system to do it (it operates before DCS launches - DCS limitation)

I thought some other might want to use it, after all what is the point in creating
something and not sharing it with others.

I will keep one link with the most current up to date version in it here:
havoc-company.com/dcs/files/dcs_weather.7z
Do Not Redistribute (makes it easier to keep it up to date)

Features
  • Set real time in mission file (also presets are available - some people dont like flying in the dark)
  • METAR weather data from a selected airport(s) (you can set a primary and secondary airport to use)
  • 2 independant web sites to grab the data from (just incase one happens to be offline)
Thanks to Neon for helping me test it out

Any bugs please give me a shout and I will fix them (as best I can)

The read me has detailed info on how to get his working, if you have any questions/suggestions just post a message here
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Havoc Company Dedicated server info Connect IP: 94.23.215.203
SRS enabled - freqs - Main = 243, A2A = 244, A2G = 245
Please PM me if you have any server feedback/issues
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Old 12-21-2017, 03:15 PM   #2
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Eager to try this out. Was planning to write my own.


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Old 12-21-2017, 04:16 PM   #3
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See if this is what you are searching.

http://www.amvi.it/download292-daws-...world-156.html

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Old 12-21-2017, 05:42 PM   #4
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Sorry but I am running a 1.5.7 and 1.5.8 server not 1.5.6 (which DAWS weather works on)

Thanks for the link tho
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SRS enabled - freqs - Main = 243, A2A = 244, A2G = 245
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Old 12-21-2017, 05:50 PM   #5
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Thanks for sharing this. When the time is right I will try this.

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Old 12-23-2017, 07:39 AM   #6
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This is a really nice feature, thanks!
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Old 01-01-2018, 11:14 PM   #7
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Is anyone using DAWS in their missions?

I am working editing this to make this DAWS compatible
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METAR weather for DCS World missions

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SRS enabled - freqs - Main = 243, A2A = 244, A2G = 245
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Old 01-02-2018, 04:34 PM   #8
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Can't wait to try this out, thanks. Will post my results soon when i test it.
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Old 01-04-2018, 09:29 AM   #9
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Cool stuff! I'll try it over the weekend
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Old 01-05-2018, 04:37 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Johnny_Rico View Post
Sorry but I am running a 1.5.7 and 1.5.8 server not 1.5.6 (which DAWS weather works on)

Thanks for the link tho
Thanks.

DAWS Weather won't be updated before 2.5 and some time after also. Check mainly the modded "module" files inside mission editor folder. Inside the old DAWS code you can search by text "DAWS" word: each added chunk start & end with that tag.

You might also have to deal with new mod structure, which is the reason that let me dump this version of weather and point right to integrate that into DAWS package.
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