PHP: Send PDF or other binary file with SendLetter()

/************* Settings  Begin ****************/
$filename = 'test.doc';  // file to be posted; contents need to conform to requirements (address in proper address area)
$username = '********';
$password = '********';
$description = 'Sending a letter using PHP';
$mode = 'Default';  // Default, Production, or Development.
/************* Settings  End ******************/
// Open File
if( !($fp = fopen($filename, "r"))){
	// Error opening file
	// Handle error however appropriate for your script
	echo "Error opening file";
// Read data from the file into $data
$data = "";
while (!feof($fp)) $data .= fread($fp,1024);
$soapclient = new SoapClient('');
$result = $soapclient->SendLetter(array('Username'    => $username,
                                     'Password'       => $password,
                                     'MyDescription'  => $description,  // free-form description for your records
                                     'FileExtension'  => end(explode(".", $filename)),  // make sure the extension reflects the file type
                                     'FileBinaryData' => $data,  // PHP5 does base64_encoding implicitly
                                     'WorkMode'       => $mode)); 
$status_code = $result->SendLetterResult;  // $status_code is the (positive) transaction ID if successful, or a (negative) error number if unsuccessful
if ($status_code > 0){
	print "Message submitted successfully with transaction ID <b>$status_code</b>";
} else {
	print "Message submission failed on error <a href=\"\">$status_code</a>";

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