WeatherFax, RTTY, Navtex
CW and RadioControl
ProMeteo 2.0 DEMO
Weather onboard with the
Weather information and nautical warning messages are broadcast
worldwide on shortwave. Using special software this information can
then be displayed on a computer. With that it is possible to
evaluate complex weather data, even for a layman. You don’t need a
degree in meteorology to comprehend a general weather pattern. With
a SSB-radio and the ProMeteo 2.0 software you can record and display
WeatherFax, forecasts, Navtex and CW (morse code) worldwide.
Low-Cost – the cheaper the better …?
There are many programs which are able to receive ‚Weather’ from a
radio, even freeware you can download from the internet. At first
glance these programs seem to do everything a beginner needs.
However, it soon becomes clear to the more discriminating user that
this software is applicable explicitly for home brewers and radio
amateurs. If you went and bought a radio and software you will soon
realize that you made a mistake.
For 30 years our competition has been able to sell such software to
beginners. That’s not good for you. This is why BONITO developed a
program that’s not cheap but affordable. It definitely offers more
than our competition, and the great thing about it: you won’t make a
mistake because the program can be upgraded as your requirements go
ProMeteo 2.0 Features:
In all common formats and drum rotation speeds. Using the tools we
provide you can even repair illegible images.
RTTY, Navtex Forecasts
are saved automatically and displayed pre-sorted in geographical
areas. Received warnings are marked red to make them more
If the radio is controllable the radio frequency is adjusted
automatically. The frequency manager hosts a database of all known
broadcasting stations and their parameters. All you have to do is
double-click on a list entry. With the integrated ScheduleManager
you have access to the time schedules of the broadcasting stations,
and you can create a joblist using the integrated TimeManager. The
joblist controls the receiver every day and keeps track of
Of course, you can also use
non-controllable radios thanks to the tuning support.
All received data is displayed in the ResultViewer while reception
continues in the background. Old data and images are automatically
We also offer a Starter-set. It contains the ProMeteo 2.0 software
and the Lextronix E5 world receiver. The E5 is a compact,
high-performance world receiver for a very affordable price. It is
even able to receive the German weather service (DWD) on longwave.
However, the frequency tuning is not automatic. But you can store
your desired broadcast stations on the memory bank which offers 700
For those who would more convenience and are looking for a fully
automatic, controllable solution we recommend the ProMeteo
PCR-package. It contains the black box-radio PCR1500, ProMeteo 2.0,
a cable set as well as a wire antenna.
System requirements for ProMeteo 2.0
A Pentium processor with at least 450 MHz, a soundcard with an audio
line-in, a free COM-port and Windows 2000 or XP installed, as well
as 256 MB of RAM, a graphics card with a resolution of 1024x768 or
SSB-receiver: Almost all
receivers such as Sony, Sangean, Grundig, Siemens and others with
SSB reception capability can be used. They cannot make use of the
timer-controlled remote control, however. We recommend controllable
receivers such as ICOM, YAESU, KENWOOD, JRC, AOR, SAILOR, SKANTI,
The software package contains a program CD, a switchbox to control
the radio, a manual and an audio cable.