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About WxSolution

WxSolution monitors real-time weather data from a growing list of weather computers and offers a wealth of analysis and retrieval features using that data.

Manufacturer Model(s)
Heathkit ID-4001 Digital Weather Computer. Requires upgrade CPU from D8aPro.
Heathkit/Forecast Technologies ID-5001 Advanced Weather Computer
Davis Instruments Vue, VantagePro 1 or 2, Envoy 1 or 2, Weather Monitor II, Weather Wizard II/III, GroWeather, Health and Energy Enviro
Texas Weather Instruments Texas Weather Report WR-25
Peet Bros. Ultimeter 2100, 2000, 800, 100
Oregon Scientific WMR918/968

National Climatic Data Center "Local Climatological Data" style reports.  Reports can be also by automatically generated, emailed, and FTP-ed. Alert conditions can be programmed and can delivered to a pager, cell phone or email. Through a modem, real-time and historic data can be retrieved remotely. Real-time data can also viewed over the Internet or an intranet using the integrated WxServer component and the WxClient client software. Uploads to APRSWXNET/CWOP and WeatherLink allow you share your data with professional meteorologists and weather enthusiasts.

Read Gary Oldham's review of WxSolution. (PDF)


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On-Screen Graphing

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WxSolution for Windows

Runs continuously (24 hours per day, 365 days per year) on Windows 98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7. WxSolution offers the following features:

  • Continuous display of current weather parameters.
  • Saves max, min, mean hourly statistics for temperature, humidity, dew point, barometric pressure, rainfall, wind gust and one-minute average wind, and sunshine (using optional sensor).
  • Allows manual input of snowfall, sky cover, and precipitation type.
  • Allows editing of all data to ensure an accurate record.
  • Export all data in comma-separated-value (CSV) format for use in other applications.
  • Import old data from CSV format for inclusion in reports.
  • Saves extremes once per minute to create spectacular strip charts.
  • Generates LCD-style daily, monthly, and annual reports which can be printed or saved to a text file or HTML document.
  • When equipped with a broadband Internet connection, the remote access of real-time data and retrieval of historic data.
  • Email notification (requires broadband Internet connection) of user configurable events such as high wind gusts, rapid temperature or pressurechanges, preset rainfall amounts; highs, lows, and rate changes for all parameters!
  • Automatically e-mails daily, monthly, and annual reports, and e-mails alerts (same as pager feature).
  • Integrated WxServer allows real-time LAN/Internet remote access to WxSolution using WxClient.
  • Wind rose feature that allows creation of either CSV output or rendering to the selected printer or graphics file.
  • FTP daily and monthly LCD Reports and daily strip chart to your web site.
  • APRSWXNET/CWOP uploads every 5, 10, 15, 30, or 60 minutes.
  • FTP customizable current conditions HTML report to your web site every 1, 2, 5, 10, 15, 30, or 60 minutes.  See tag reference.
  • FTP customizable current conditions WML report to your web site every 1, 2, 5, 10, 15, 30, or 60 minutes.  Use with your web-enabled wireless phone.  See tag reference.
  • FTP customizable hourly observations web page.  See tag reference.
  • FTP daily report, daily strip chart, monthly report, and hourly observations to your web site.
  • Download archive data from Davis WM2/VP and import into WxSolution.
  • Weather Underground uploads every 5, 10, 15, 30, or 60 minutes.
  • Weather For You uploads every 5, 10, 15, 30, or 60 minutes.
  • Import Davis WeatherLink 3.x, 4.x, up to 5.5 databases in WxSolution.  See all your old data like you've never seen it before!
  • LCD Records Reports for display record highs, lows, and means for each day of the year.
  • Support for Texas Weather Report WR-25.
  • wxnow.txt file for auxiliary APRS applications to use.
  • Calculates mixing ratio, density altitude, wet bulb, and estimated potential cloud base and displays on web page.
  • Imports L'Weather database export logs.
  • FTP uploads also include additional user specified file with tag substitution.  Can specify files that are local and not uploaded -- for use in other applications.
  • E-15 style reports.
  • Supports additional sensors for Vantage Pro (extra temperature, humidity, leaf wetness and temperature, soil moisture and temperature) and Texas Weather Report (extra temperature, sunshine).
  • Normals and Records for display on personal web pages. Can import from official station or build from own climate record.
  • Displays Vantage Pro alarms on personal web pages.
  • Computes ASOS standard two-minute wind speed.
  • Computes sunshine minutes for stations equipped with a solar radiation sensor.
  • New: Integrates with WxVoice.


Sample Reports
LCD Reports   Get Adobe Reader

LCD Records Reports

FTP of current, yesterday's and current monthly reports to your web site!

Citizens Weather Observer Program (CWOP) / APRSWXNET uploads.

Weather Underground

Weather For You



Strip Chart Wind Rose
Strip Chart Wind Rose
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System Requirements
  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10 with the latest service packs installed
  • 10 MB hard disk space + approximately 5 MB per month of usage
  • One serial port (built-in or USB-to-serial adapter) or Davis WeatherLink USB connected to the weather computer
    • Davis Vantage Pro USB Weather Link requires a USB port and WeatherLink 5.8.3 or later installed
  • Weather computer:
    • Heathkit ID-4001 with Data Pro CPU upgrade board
    • Heathkit ID-5001/Weather Quest 5001 with RS-232 serial port accessory
    • Davis Weather Monitor II with WeatherLink interface module
    • Davis Vantage Vue, Vantage Pro or Envoy (1 or 2) with WeatherLink interface module - serial, USB, or IP
    • Texas Weather Report WR-25
    • Peet Bros Ultimeter 2100, 2000, 800, 100 (set to Data Logger mode)
    • Oregon Scientific WMR968
  • Printer
  • Internet Explorer 8 or higher
  • Outlook/Outlook Express or Windows (Live) Mail installed (XP and Vista only) (optional email)
  • Broadband network connection required for Internet and email uploads


See WxSolution in Action!

You can access WxSolution at the home office in Taunton, Massachusetts and see real-time weather data using WxClient.

Ordering Information


$39.95 Download WxSolution now and use for up to 20 days before purchasing.

WxSolution Reference Manual (PDF) adobe

$49.95 Order WxSolution on CD-ROM.

Don't forget to download a copy of WxClient:

Free! WxClient


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