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The description of Geek Weather Radar+

This app will *not* make a weather forecast *nor* will it track your flight.

It *will* display raw radar data from NOAA on an "old-style" radar screen with the rotating ray highlighting echos as it goes by. It will display ADS-B data for airplanes above.

If you know 4-letter designations and locations of NOAA radars around you - this app is for you!

If you are familiar with different radar products, such as base reflectivity and base velocity; spectrum width, correlation coefficient and differential phase - this app is for you!

If you know what a Software Defined Radio is, you can receive and display ADS-B aircraft data on a retro-style radar screen - you will love this app!

If you are a weather geek and/or an aircraft nerd - this app is for you!

This is a free app. No support, no user manual exists for it. It was not designed to be suited for any particular purpose or goal.

You, however, will have fun figuring out all the features of the app and how to use them to extract information you need. You will have fun matching airplanes on screen and in the air above.

All features of the app are available free, with no ads and no "gimpware". The in-app purchase permission is for totally optional donations.

This app does not collect, store, share or use any user information.

Short list of features:
* Dozens of NOAA radial image radar products from all NOAA weather radars in US
* Static display of data, as well as radar ray simulation with objects appearing as ray rotates
* Ability to overlay different radar products from different locations on the same screen
* History playback of a radar product (motion of clouds with time)
* Display of airplanes from the web and from your own software defined radio USB dongle
* Tracking of an airplane
* Top view as well as cool 3-D view from a side (uses OpenGL)
* Pan and zoom capability

Permissions are for:

[ External Storage ] - read/write own temporary files to remember the app's state. Also, provides an ability to define and display custom 3D objects, such as airports, etc.
[ Internet ] - to connect to NOAA and ADS-B Exchange websites to get the data
[ In-App Purchase ] - to provide means to donate funds for further app development
[ Location ] - to display your device's current location to provide a visual marker of where you are in relation to the storm, hurricane, tornado, wild fire or an airplane you're tracking.

Geek Weather Radar+ app comes as is with no warranty, no support, no fitness for particular purpose, expressed or implied.

App comes with occasional crashes and hang-ups which are being tracked down and fixed in due process.
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  • Requirements:

    Android Varies with device+

Geek Weather Radar+ Varies with device APK for Android Varies with device+

Version Varies with device for Android Varies with device+
Update on 2023-03-15
Installs 100++
File size 1.834.576 bytes
Permissions view permissions
What's new Updated to the latest API version.
Added ability to connect to an instance of rtl_tcp running on a local network in WiFi mode
Removed Web button as that source is no longer free.
Fixed ADS-B emergency detection
Fixed ability to add custom radar landmarks from an SDCard Location.
Included other small fixes.
Fixed a problem that weather would stop updating if one update failed.

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