Difference between revisions of "News Channel"

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News / Weather channel downloads data packages from Nintendo servers via plain http connection.
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{{Infobox channel
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| title      = News Channel
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| image      = [[File:Newschannel.png|200px]]
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| desc        = News information
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| id          = HAGA, HAGx
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| type        = General channel
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| version    = 0.7 (7)
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| peripherals = {{Wiimote1}} {{Internet}}
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| wc24        = 1
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}}
  
Some examples:
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The '''News Channel''' downloads data packages from Nintendo servers via plain HTTP connection.  The official servers for the News Channel were discontinued on June 28, 2013; however, [[RiiConnect24]] has since restored its functionality.
  
http://weather.wapp.wii.com/1/076/short.bin
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The data files are RSA-2048-SHA1 signed, and the LZ10 compressed content begins at 0x140. A Kaitai file documenting the file structure can be found [https://github.com/RiiConnect24/Kaitai-Files/blob/master/Kaitais/news_file.ksy here], and code used by RiiConnect24 to download news data and generate files is available [https://github.com/RiiConnect24/File-Maker/tree/master/Channels/News_Channel here].
http://weather.wapp.wii.com/1/076/forecast.bin
 
http://news.wapp.wii.com/1/076/news.bin.08
 
 
 
File structure:
 
 
 
<pre>
 
$0000 - $003F: padding (00)
 
$0040 - $013F: rsa encrypted sha-1 signature of rest of the file
 
$0140 - $....: compressed data
 
</pre>
 
 
 
Data compression method is still unknown. If you calculate entropy of the data, you will notice that it is definitely not encrypted. Probably it uses a modified version of propieritary Nintendo compression method described here: http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1469892
 

Revision as of 05:31, 9 April 2021

News Channel
Newschannel.png
Version 0.7 (7)
Description News information
Title ID HAGA, HAGx
Type General channel
Peripherals Wiimote1.svg Internet
Requires WiiConnect24

The News Channel downloads data packages from Nintendo servers via plain HTTP connection. The official servers for the News Channel were discontinued on June 28, 2013; however, RiiConnect24 has since restored its functionality.

The data files are RSA-2048-SHA1 signed, and the LZ10 compressed content begins at 0x140. A Kaitai file documenting the file structure can be found here, and code used by RiiConnect24 to download news data and generate files is available here.