Variable name

Variable description

Variable range

Variable example

header

Header of each line that identifies how the line is built. (DPTAW means DpsPromaTic Automatic Weather)

6 alphanumeric characters

$DPTAW

yyyy/mm/dd

date in Year/month/day format

4 digits for year value, 2 digits for month and day

2002/12/08

hh:mm

Time in hour and minute format (24 Hours)

2 digits (0024) for hours and 2 digits (0059) for minutes

16:30

id

AWX board identifier. It consists in 10 alphanumeric characters that identifies the
AWX unit and can be programmed using the #MHD command.

Alphanumeric characters

TCSMETEO_1

smsc

SMS serial number. It is the current serial number of the SMSs sent by the AWX board.
It can be programmed using the #MHD command.

decimal number(s) from 1 to 9999.

558

si

Sampling Interval. Interval at which data are aggregated and evaluated from the 1 second basic samples.
This is also the interval at which packets are computed, averaging data.

decimal number(s) from 2 to 60, 1 or 2 digits.

10

was

Wind average speed detected every second during interval si

decimal number(s) from 0 to 255, 1 to 3 digits.

40

Air Pressure / wssd

AWSX: Air pressure in Millibar
TCSAWS: Wind speed standard deviation during sampling interval. 0 means constant speed,
the greater the number the greater the speed variability during the interval si

decimal number(s) from 0 to 65536, 1 to 4 digits

1024

wmins

Minimum Wind Speed detected during the interval si

decimal number(s) from 0 to 255, 1 to 3 digits

0

wgust

Wind Gust ( 3 seconds gust as per WMO definition) detected every second during the interval si

decimal number(s) from 0 to 255, 1 to 3 digits

75

dwgust

Daily Wind Gust ( 3 seconds gust as per WMO definition) detected during the day (from midnight)

decimal number(s) from 0 to 255, 1 to 3 digits

48

leaf wetness / void

AWSX: Leaf wetness
TCSAWS: not used

decimal number from 0 (wet) to 15 (dry)

15

wdir

Wind direction in degrees. 0=Nord,90=East,180=South,270=West. Division 5 degrees.
Wind average is computed according to wind vectors strength.
Average of data acquired every second during interval si

decimal numbers from 0 to 355

180

wdsd

Wind direction standard deviation. 0 means very stable direction. The bigger the number the higher the instability
of direction.

decimal numbers from 0 to 125

10

sun / void1

AWSX: Solar radiation
TCSAWS: not used

decimal number from 0 (complete darkness) to 1531 W/SqMt

600

temp

Average of temperature values acquired every second during interval si

decimal values from 20 to 60. 0 has no sign.

5,0,18

dmintemp

Minimum temperature value detected during the day (from midnight)

decimal values from 20 to 60. 0 has no sign.

5,0,18

dmaxtemp

Maximum temperature value detected during the day (from midnight)

decimal values from 20 to 60. 0 has no sign.

5,0,18

SoilT / void2

AWSX: Soil Temperature in degrees centigrade
TCSAWS: not used

Decimal values from 25 to 199

16

rf

Rain fall value accumulated during interval si

values in 0.2 mm steps

0.0 or 2.4 or 15.6 etc.

drf

Daily rain fall amount (from midnight)

values in 0.2 mm steps

0.0 or 2.4 or 15.6 etc.

Soilw / 24rf

AWSX: Soil Water Potential in centibar
TCSAWS: Last 24 hours rain fall amount.

AWSX: decimal values from 0 (wet) to 200 (dry)
TCSAWS:values in 0.2 mm steps

32

dp / void3

AWSX: Dew Point temperature in degrees centigrade
TCSAWS:not used

decimal values from 25 to 999

2

rh

Average of Relative Humidity values acquired every second during interval si.
These data may be not available on all versions.

Decimal values from 0 to 100

15 or 45 or 80 etc.

dminrh

Minimum Relative Humidity value detected during the day (from midnight).
These data may be not available on all versions.

Decimal values from 0 to 100

15 or 45 or 80 etc.

dmaxrh

Maximum Relative Humidity value detected during the day (from midnight).
These data may be not available on all versions.

Decimal values from 0 to 100

15 or 45 or 80 etc.

pwtype

Type of power supply. E= External (usually a Solar Panel). B=Battery

1 alphanumeric character. Usually E or B.

B

battvolt

Voltage of the standby battery

Decimal values from 0.0 to 99.9

12.5

checksum

Checksum of log line. A. The checksum is the 8bit exclusive OR (no start or stop bits) of all
characters in the sentence, including the "," delimiters, between  but
not including  the "$" and "*" delimiters. See below for more details.

* (star) sign, followed by 2 decimal numbers

*06
