[pskmail] Re: [pskmail] Re: Why are grib files going into your internet mailbox?

  • From: Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 09:27:58 +0200

Included it into the FAQ:
http://pskmail.wikispaces.com/FAQ+How+do+I+get+a+grib+file+to+my+boat%3F

73,

Rein PA0R

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: "Ian Bennett" <ibennett@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Gesendet: 21.04.09 22:24:37
> An: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: [pskmail] Re: Why are grib files going into your internet mailbox?


> Is this information in the documentation or wiki??
> 
> On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 01:13:19 Rein Couperus wrote:
> > Grib files are binary files. That means you can only transfer them with an
> > arq system like pactor, packet of pskmail.
> > The pskmail system has been optimized for the reception of grib files. What
> > you have to do to get them is the following:
> > * connect to a server
> > * the server will ask for your record if it does not have your data
> > * you have to do this one time for every server you use, servers do not
> > talk to each other * once  connected go to the info menu and hit 'Get Grib
> > File'
> > * The client will send an email to query@xxxxxxxxxxxx requesting the data
> > *The grib file is delivered to your internet mailbox immediately.
> > * While still connected, hit the QTC button on the client.
> > * The number of the grib file in your mailbox will be listed
> > * Put that number into the input field at the bottom and hit the READ
> > button. * The server now sends the grib file to your client (using arq, so
> > no errors) * On Linux, the grib file will be unpacked and decoded and put
> > into /opt/zyGrib/grib * On windoze it probably goes int
> > C:\jpskmail\pskmail, depending on where you installed jpskmail.
> >
> > So summing it up:
> > connect te the server,
> > request the grib file
> > download the grib file
> > view the grib file with zyGrib.
> >
> > All this takes 2 minutes on my boat.
> >
> > 73,
> >
> > Rein PA0R
> 
> 
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