|National Weather Service|
|National Weather Service Setup for APRSIS32
The US National Weather Service (NWS) puts out information that can be displayed on your APRSIS32 display. This information includes Severe weather warnings. First thing you need to know, is which NWS office you want to display information from.
Is one resource website for finding the office abbreviation. The other thing that you will need to do is Download the NWS shape files from US NWS or for Australian offices Here There are a lot of them, and it depends on what you want to see for which ones you download. (Do Not use files dated in the future, but do check regularly for updates)
Add each individual file using the add file menu, and enable them by making sure each file has a tick next to it and enabled is also ticked. Set your display settings.
In this box, you enter the 3 letter abbreviation for the office you want to receive alerts from Forecast_Offices
Messages-> This is a check box for receiving messages containing NWS information. If you want to see what creates the shapefiles then check this, if you can’t read programming language, then you might want to leave this unchecked.
Default is all checked.
Default is all enabled.
Multitracks are memory intensive, be sure that you want to see what you check. Strongly suggested that the windows close when the warning they display expires.
NWS Entry Servers-> what servers do you want to receive data from
This will auto check servers. Notice the Australian server. If you don’t care about the weather, make sure you uncheck it.