Rapid Fire updates to WU

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I have my 5n1 connected via PC Connect using the Acurite PC Connect software with Raid Fire updates to WU enabled.  My station generally reports every 36-45 seconds but I see a lot of other users reporting about 18 seconds.  Is this the correct reporting time given my setup or am I missing something?
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George D. Nincehelser

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Folks using the Access report getting 18-second updates to wunderground.  I've never confirmed that myself, but it's technically reasonable with the right programming.

SmartHUB users, however, get 36-second updates to wunderground.  That's because the SmartHUB waits for two 18-second reports from the sensor to assemble a complete data packet for wunderground.

PC Connect seems to be following the same programming of the SmartHUB, so they get 36-second updates, too.

The update difference is simply due to the way the device is programmed by Acurite.  There's nothing you can do as a user to change it, short of using your own or third-party software for reporting.
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Thanks.