WEC and ELMS

In WEC and ELMS, Alkamel is the timing provider.

V2 Protocol

Prior to get access to the timing data, make sure that you have contacted Alkamel:

  • There is a fee that is usually a per championship fee.
  • You would need to get Alkamel to enabled V2 protocol for your team.
  • They should provide you with credentials.
  • They should provide you a router and a WIFI antenna.
  • They should also provide you with a Network configuration.

  You can find specific help file for V2 protocol here.

Championship Configuration

Depending on which protocol you choose, there's 3 default championship configuration for Alkamel:

  • WEC Alkamel V2: you can use this protocol in WEC or ELMS.You will have to fill your credentials. You can add filters for WEC.
  • WEC Alkamel V2 Cloud: you can use this protocol in WEC or ELMS. It will use the cloud connection. You will have to fill your credentials. You can add filters for WEC.
  • ELMS Alkamel V2: you can use this protocol in WEC or ELMS. You will have to fill your credentials. You can add filters for ELMS.

 You can also create your own. Our help file will help you to set up a new championship configuration.

Troubleshooting

If you can't connect, it may come from a network problem, from wrong credentials or because you reached the maximum number of connections.

Network problem

To check that your network configuration is correct:

  • Open a command prompt and type "ping timing-data.aks" (without quotes):
    • If you get a response like :Reply from 192.168.74.12: bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=64, your network configuration is correct and you should contact Alkamel to see if they activated the feed for your team.
    • Otherwise type "192.168.74.12" (without quotes):
      • If you get a response like :Reply from 192.168.74.12: bytes=32 time=3ms TTL=64, you have a DNS issue. Please check your setup with your IT department.
      • Otherwise, please check your network setup with your IT department.

Wrong credentials (V2 Protocol)

Please ask Alkamel to confirm that you are using the right credentials to connect to the feed.

Number of connections

Alkamel limit the number of connection to their feed to 1 by car.

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