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A simple question... when reading weather using the NWI for a specific location or ICAO station... what is the effective range for it's area of coverage?

Not sure what you mean. If you mean what are does the WX at a WX station cover, the answer would be very little -- the weather will be interpolated with the WX at other WX stations around as soon as you leave the station's position. Also, as it is dynamic anyway (even if you put the WX dynamics slider to minum), by the time you read the WX it may have changed somewhat even at the station.

If you mean how far away from the WX station can you be and still read its weather, then I really am not sure. It depends whether the stuff FS provides me is the weather loaded for that WX station (e.g. by FS's own download), or the weather actually set in the current WX matrix surrounding the user aircraft. In the former case there is no range component, the question is only whether anything has been supplied for that station, in the latter case then it will be limited to so many nautical miles -- maybe 80 or 100, I don't know.

This may also be different btween FS2004 and before and FSX.

Regards

Pete

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