WMeteor v 3.2
you see sub-directory organisation in main Colorgramme WMeteor directory.
The main directory contain the file
necessary to running software.
directory contain also 2 sub-directory named :
Img contain some
BMP images of the planets necessary for the sky map.
DATAS contain 5 sub-directory
to store the datas.
Dat sub-dir contain
img sub-dir contain
JPEG image created by the soft
ndx sub-dir contain
NDX files useful for RAW files
raw sub-dir contain
contain RMOB files
See below for an description
of this files.
DATAS files format created by colorgramme WMeteor :
- DAT files is a daily file named with the date in
"French" format sorry, question of practices ;-)
: DAT file of March 10 2003 is named 10032003.DAT -> ddMMYYYY.DAT
This is a TEXT file format easy to edit with text editor as Notepad and
the structure of the file is easy to understand.
All lines is organized
as follow :
time hour and min ; length of echoes in seconds ; length
of echoes in pixels ; numbering of echoes ; average of the flux
is semicolon and Interval count, length and for all datas is 1 minute.
*;*;*;*;* -> Comment
: 5 * separated by semicolon indicate exit of the software.
file is a fundamental data file of Colorgramme WMeteor. The soft read this
files to build all other datas files. If you want to protect something in
Colorgramme WMeteor save these files !
- RMOB files is a monthly file named with your observer
name (Name not first name) and month and year as follow :
Example : Terrier_032003rmob.TXT this
file is read on the server http://radio.data.free.fr
to see some informations about your location ( see Observer area ).
It is read also by Christian Steyaert to build the monthly RMOB ->
You find 4 RMOB files in RMOB sub-directory example :
-> contain standard count of meteor echoes while the
Terrier_032003rmob_flux.TXT -> contain Flux
values while the month.
contain Length of echoes expressed in Pixels while the month.
Terrier_032003rmob_len_s.TXT ->contain Length of echoes
expressed in seconds while the month.
Structure of this file is easy
to understand if you edit with text editor as notepad.
You find your
OBSERVER parameters at the END of this files.
- RAW and NDX files is for store "raw"
datas, RAW file is a byte file not readable with text editor and NDX is
a text file. Don't modifiy this files to the risk that it doesn't work anymore
- JPG file in img sub-directory is a JPEG file viewable
with all image editor and especially with your browser !
About COLORWM.INI and OBSERVER.INI files
These 2 files contain your software parameters and observer parameters.
By precautions it is useful to make a copy !