Version History

Version History

3.9, June 2019

  • New products for 5 upgraded Canadian radars
  • New super-res dual-pol products for NEXRAD radars
  • Added 51 radars in Australia
  • Added support for snow squall warnings
  • Added support for AllisonHouse super-res reflectivity and velocity products
  • Improved performance for archived data requests
  • Fixed the background color of the data inspector

3.8.8, January 22, 2019

  • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented automatic data refresh

3.8.7, November 26, 2018

  • Fixed a window resizing bug

3.8.5, October 16, 2018

  • Reflectivity data for new radar in Radisson, Saskatchewan
  • Added Blainville (CASBV) and Foxwarren (CASFW) radars (limited data available now)
  • Added Smooth Rock Falls (CASRF) and Spirit River (CASSR) radars (limited data available soon)
  • Removed WWW, XFW, XTI, TJRV, and TJBQ radars (all decommissioned)
  • Fixed a bug that prevented radar data from refreshing when using NOAA as the provider
  • Updated User’s Guide

3.8.3, August 30, 2018

  • Reflectivity data for new radar in Radisson, Saskatchewan
  • Fixed inspector tool performance issue

3.8.2, August 17, 2018

  • Fixed a crashing bug when viewing Canadian radars with storm tracks enabled
  • Fixed azimuth display in inspector tool
  • Fixed a crashing bug when querying the cities database
  • Fixed potential crashing bugs when parsing invalid data files
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes preventing AllisonHouse feeds from displaying
  • Fixed keyboard navigation bug

3.8.1, July 31, 2018

  • Fixed a bug that prevented SPC and LSR options from showing in the Layers view
  • Fixed a bug that preventing warning text from loading

3.8, July 30, 2018

  • WDT-hosted warnings feed
  • Loops up to 30 frames from NOAA and AllisonHouse providers
  • Support for new NEXRAD volume coverage patterns
  • Fixed mPING report time stamps
  • Pro Tier One: Loops up to 30 frames from RadarScope Pro provider
  • Pro Tier Two: Server-sent events for faster radar data refresh
  • Pro Tier Two: SPC day one outlooks
  • Pro Tier Two: Local storm reports

3.6.1, February 5, 2018

  • Support for 280 characters in animated GIF tweets
  • Storm Total Rainfall now shows correct product when using WDT data providers

3.6, November 20, 2017

  • Support for RODN radar in Okinawa
  • Support for RKSG and RKJK level III products
  • Support for TJRV and TJBQ temporary radars in Puerto Rico

3.5.2, November 4, 2017

  • Fixed some bugs that affected access to archived data
  • Fixed an issue with table views
  • Increased font size in the inspector tool
  • Increased frame rate for OpenGL rendering
  • Improved handling of subscription expirations
  • Compatibility tweaks and fixes

3.5.1, Sep 11, 2017

  • Dynamic color scale for velocity products to support extended range during extremely high wind events
  • Precipitation products honor the Use Metric Units setting
  • Enhanced Echo Tops product honors the Use Metric Units setting

3.5, August 16, 2017

  • Super-res spectrum width for NEXRAD radars
  • Special marine warnings
  • Hail probability contours for Tier 2 subscribers
  • mPING feed now shows past one hour instead of two hours
  • mPING “Test” reports are filtered after three minutes
  • mPING “None” reports are filtered after three minutes when viewing real-time data
  • Tweaked distance tool labels for improved readability
  • Posting animated GIFs to Twitter now requires a one-time login (for iOS 11 compatibility)
  • Fixed AllisonHouse radar status feed
  • Improved receipt handling for in-app purchases
  • Updated email diagnostics
  • Various and sundry bug fixes

3.4.2, June 7, 2017

  • Improved frequency of warning feed updates
  • Fixed WeatherOps account login and asset list parsing
  • Fixed escape sequences appearing in Spotter Network report fields
  • Fixed a bug that caused an incorrect password to be saved to the keychain
  • Fixed a bug that prevented hail and shear contours from loading in some cases

3.4, April 27, 2017

  • This release features a new premium subscription tier with advanced capabilities. It’s completely optional. All the features you use in RadarScope without a subscription are still available without one. Read on for details.
  • RadarScope Pro – Tier 1
    • The original Pro subscription for iOS, still at $10/year
    • Extended radar loops for up to 20 frames of super-res data
    • Lightning data
    • Dual-pane display
    • Data inspector tool
  • RadarScope Pro – Tier 2
    • Now available for $99/year or $14.99/month
    • Includes all features in Tier 1
    • Estimated hail size contours
    • Azimuthal shear contours
    • 30-day archive of all radar products, mPING reports, hail contours, and shear contours
    • Cross-platform: Pay once to access subscription features across all platforms
    • AllisonHouse Subscribers
  • Server-sent events for faster radar updates

3.3.2, March 10, 2017

  • Fixed toolbar buttons to support macOS “Increase Contrast” system setting
  • Updated color tables
  • Fixed text wrapping in storm report detail view
  • Fixed selected text color in list views w/”Increase Contrast”
  • Fixed some layout inconsistencies
  • Fixed cursor tracking text color w/”Increase Contrast”
  • Fixed some incorrect tool tips
  • Fixed non-tinted alert icons

3.3.1, March 3, 2017

  • Fixed a crash when clicking in the sidebar
  • Fixed the disabled Lightning Data popup in the Preferences window
  • Fixed account popup in Compose Tweet window
  • Fixed a layout bug in the warning list
  • Fixed an image export bug when multiple displays are in use
  • Restores previously lost user locations and radar favorites when possible
  • App quits when last open window is closed
  • Status label updates correctly in account views
  • Signing out of AllisonHouse account automatically reverts lightning data source to RadarScope Pro
  • Improved legibility of some text labels when system Increase Contrast setting is enabled
  • Improved behavior when editing user locations
  • mPING Reports checkbox is now visible in the sidebar
  • Emailed links to restore subscriptions open correctly
  • Additional bug fixes

3.3, February 28, 2017

  • New UI design
  • Export movies and animated GIFs
  • Limits for tweeted GIFs increased to 15 frames, 5MB
  • Display storm attributes for hail, mesocyclones, and tornado vortex signatures
  • Display mPING reports
  • Display data from research radars in Missouri and Oklahoma
  • Display Spotter Network reports (requires a Spotter Network account)
  • RadarScope Pro is now an auto-renewing subscription
  • Dual-pane and quad-pane display for Pro subscribers

2.3.3, May 25, 2016

  • Updates support for retrieving radar data when using the public access NOAA data provider.

2.3.2, November 30, 2015

  • Improved graphics performance on Yosemite and El Capitan.

2.3.1, November 9, 2015

  • Bug fixes for storm reports and outlooks.

2.3, Sep 8, 2015

  • Radar data inspector tool
  • Canadian long range reflectivity product
  • Improved storm report markers

2.2.3, May 6, 2015

  • Bug fixes

2.2.2, April 24, 2015

  • UI bug fixes (some on Yosemite, many more on Mavericks)
  • Better handling for Macs with dual GPUs

2.2.1, April 15, 2015

  • Redesigned UI for Mac OS X Yosemite
  • RadarScope Pro subscriptions for lightning and longer radar loops (Yosemite and up)
  • Improvements to radar status feed
  • New SPC outlook color scheme for AH subscribers
  • Various bug fixes

2.2, March 30, 2015

  • Redesigned UI for Mac OS X Yosemite
  • RadarScope Pro subscriptions for lightning and longer radar loops (Yosemite and up)
  • Improvements to radar status feed
  • New SPC outlook color scheme for AH subscribers
  • Various bug fixes

2.1. December 2, 2013

  • Support for WDT’s Canadian radar feed.

2.0.6, August 6, 2013

  • RadarScope 2.0.6 addresses a few bugs as well as adds new support for Super Res data from the following radars:
    • KMXX – Maxwell AFB, Alabama
    • KEOX – Ft Rucker, Alabama
    • KHPX – Ft Campbell, Kentucky
    • KPOE – Ft Polk, Louisiana
    • KMBX – Minot AFB, North Dakota
    • KEYX – Edwards AFB, California
    • KVBX – Vandenberg AFB, California
    • KVAX – Moody AFB, Georgia
  • Fixed a bug saving images on 10.7.

2.0.4, June 6, 2013

  • Bug fixes.

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