Re: pqact.conf: output METAR in individual station files?

Thanks a lot, it seems to work great!

Christian Page
UQAM

On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, Peter Neilley wrote:

> Christian,
>
>   Use the pqsuft utility already in the LDM.  This breaks up bulletins 
> containing
> METARs into individual "bulletins", one "bulletin" per METAR.  You can then
> FILE the metars by ICAO ID.
>
> To do this,  add a line like this to you ldmd.conf file
>
>    exec    "pqsurf -p ^(S[APX]) -Q /home/ldm/data/pqsurf.pq -d /home/ldm 
> /home/ldm/etc/pqsurf.conf"
>
> and then create a pqsurf.conf file that has an entry something like:
>
>    WMO     ^(metar|speci) (....) ([0-3][0-9])([0-2][0-9])  FILE  
> /home/ldm/data/(\3:yyyy)(\3:mm)\3\4.\2.metar
>
> Which creates files named <YYYYMMDD>.<ICAO>.metar.
>
> You will need to create a pqsurf product queue using "ldmadmin mksurfqueue".
>
> Peter Neilley
> WSI
>
>
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I want to put METAR reports in individual (text) station files, e.g. have 
> > one
> > file for each station reporting a METAR (or SPECI). Is it possible? Or does
> > anybody have written a script or a program to do that?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Christian Page
> > UQAM
> >
> >
> >
>
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