SPOT Request Generator and Parser
To get a SPOT bulletin you have to request it; you need to generate a SPOT Request,
that will be sent in an email to
Then you receive a response to this email request: this is the spot bulletin.
You can then paste the content of the bulletin in the text-box expecting it, and you should be able to
see the bulletin rendered in a graphical way.
Generate the request
To locate the place you want the bulletin for, click on the chart (you can zoom in and out).
A click on the chart should update the position in the SPOT request, displayed in red
Also choose the range and the interval, with the drop-down lists.
Your request is now ready to be used.
- Copy the red string into your clipboard
- Click the Copy button
- Click the link firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have an email client configured on your system
This email MUST
be sent in TEXT
format. No fancy
HTML formatting or what not.
The email would look like this:
Now send the email, the reponse should be in your inbox within minutes, if not seconds.
Rendering the bulletin
The bulletin you got as a response to your email looks like this:
Copy the content of the bulletin, from the top, at least to the last line of the
tabular data (you can also copy the full content) in your clipboard.
Note: You can use the content above, for tests.
Now, paste the copied bulletin in the text-box that says
Paste SPOT bulletin here, and tab out.,
and tab out of the text-box (or just click anywhere else).
The rest should be straightforward.