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METAR(1)		     FlightGear	man pages		      METAR(1)

NAME
       metar - demo METAR utility for FlightGear

SYNOPSIS
       metar -h	| --help | [-v | --verbose] [-e	elevation | --elevation	eleva-
       tion] [-r | --report | -c | --command-line] _list of ICAO  airport  IDs
       or METAR	strings_

DESCRIPTION
       metar  is a demo	utility	for FlightGear that retrieves a	METAR (encoded
       weather information) for	one or more given airports from	 the  Internet
       and  displays it	in a user-readable form. Optionally, it	can also print
       the command-line	arguments required to start  fgfs(1)  at  the  current
       time and	with the weather conditions in effect.

OPTIONS
       -h, --help
	      Display usage information	and exit.

       -v, --verbose
	      Display  debugging information while performing the required op-
	      eration.

       -e elevation, --elevation elevation
	      Set the airport elevation	to elevation meters.

       -r, --report
	      Print the	weather	information on the screen in  a	 user-readable
	      form.

       -c, --command-line
	      Print the	command-line arguments required	to start FlightGear at
	      the current time and with	the weather conditions in effect.

EXIT STATUS
       metar exits with	0 on success, with 1 if	the syntax of the command-line
       arguments is wrong or an	error occurs.

ENVIRONMENT
       HTTP_PROXY
	   Specifies   the   HTTP   proxy   to	 use.  Must  be	 in  the  form
	   http://host:port/.

EXAMPLE
       Print the current weather information for KSFO and KOAK:

	   $ metar KSFO	KOAK

       Print the current weather information for KSFO, as well as the  command
       line arguments required to start	FlightGear with	the weather conditions
       in effect:

	   $ metar -c KSFO -r KSFO

       Print the given METAR string as a user-readable weather report:

	   $ metar "LOWL 161500Z 19004KT  160V240  9999	 FEW035	 SCT300	 29/23
       Q1006 NOSIG"

SEE ALSO
       fgfs(1),	  the	FlightGear   wiki   "Weather  reports"	page  <http://
       wiki.flightgear.org/Weather_reports>

FlightGear			  2017-06-25			      METAR(1)

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