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Old 11th Jan 2007, 17:21   #1 (permalink)
 
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TAF and METAR's to your mobile

Just in case this one has passed you by you can get TAF's and METAR's direct to your mobile (if it's got wap).

The service is provided by avbrief and is excellent and free, the address you need to put in your phone you want to use it is

http://www.avbrief.com/wap.wml

Whoever set this one up will certainly be getting a free pint off me.
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Old 12th Jan 2007, 11:08   #2 (permalink)
 
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Hey up Jemax, how you doin. Still here in sunny you no where, our friend may be coming back from the carribean in march. Same ol, same ol thing here speak to you later.
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Old 13th Jan 2007, 12:12   #3 (permalink)
 
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Mobile TAF/Metar

Alternatively, send a text message of the required airfield (4 letter ICAO) to +4540606361. Returned text message is very quick - less than 15 secs normally!
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Old 13th Jan 2007, 12:37   #4 (permalink)
 
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Alternatively, send a text message of the required airfield (4 letter ICAO) to +4540606361. Returned text message is very quick -
Ah, but at what cost? The avbrief wap service is essentially free.
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Old 13th Jan 2007, 16:07   #5 (permalink)
 
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Hi all,

the mentioned site didn't work with my Wap-device.
Isn't a problem at all, because I've another free link - its in german - but no Problem to put in the icao code and metar and taf is international ;-)
I checked it out with eggw - and got the actual wheather as well

try http://wap.pcmet.de

Greetings Flying Bull
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