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Well I certainly could spend the $$$ to put at least two additional smaller diameter poles INSIDE the existing pole? It shouldn't be too much money compared to the rest of the setup, but will it do anything? I've seen it mentioned on other threads but I'm trying to visualize how it helps if the new poles aren't exact fits inside but leave a little wiggle room. Filling it with concrete is another option but numerous threads say that doesn't really do anything and is a painful exercise on a small diameter pole. What about sand? Sand AND additional pipes? lol.
Honestly, I think all this in the end will be futile, at least for what it's worth. I'd leave be since your options appear limited and get a manual gauge if you want something that's most likely more accurate. At least then you can compare.

I believe you. That said, I'm a fool and it will cost me less than $35 to try a stunt tomorrow that hopefully won't make things WORSE... plan...

I have 1 3/8" galvanized top rail right? It's 9'3" in length (2' in the ground set in concrete, 7'3" above and I don't think there is much concrete up inside the bottom of the pole but I'll break out a tape measure and run it down the inside and see where I hit bottom). I will buy 8' of 1", 3/4", and 1/2" emt conduit for sub $35 total at Home Depot and thread them nested into the existing pole then fill the inside 1/2" conduit with sand and the try to see if I can dump sand in the tiny gaps between the layers of emt conduit. I can't imagine this will HURT anything and it should end up looking and working identically to my existing setup but hopefully will reduce the sway or vibrations or whatever we call it. It helps when I try it with different dimension plastic straws nested together lol! Worst case its the same and I'm out time and $35? Anyone think this could make the swaying worse? I'll certainly report back on how well it works and it would still allow me the option of doing some half-way guy wire attachment if I have to in the future.
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Well I certainly could spend the $$$ to put at least two additional smaller diameter poles INSIDE the existing pole? It shouldn't be too much money compared to the rest of the setup, but will it do anything? I've seen it mentioned on other threads but I'm trying to visualize how it helps if the new poles aren't exact fits inside but leave a little wiggle room. Filling it with concrete is another option but numerous threads say that doesn't really do anything and is a painful exercise on a small diameter pole. What about sand? Sand AND additional pipes? lol.
Honestly, I think all this in the end will be futile, at least for what it's worth. I'd leave be since your options appear limited and get a manual gauge if you want something that's most likely more accurate. At least then you can compare.
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Weather Website PHP/AJAX scripting / Re: Sun Moon Error from USNO
« Last post by griffo42 on Yesterday at 11:01:27 PM »
1300 AEST 25 April 2018.  USNO is up again

Keith G
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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Weatherlink IP not working
« Last post by Mattk on Yesterday at 10:58:56 PM »
I think you should be focusing your attention to the network/routers/cables/ISP and "other", just because the "WLIP" doesn't appear to be working doesn't mean it's a WLIP issue. By the way you don't have a Meteobridge do you?
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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Weatherlink IP not working
« Last post by weatheroz on Yesterday at 10:45:34 PM »
wake up today, and WLIP is not connecting.... this is the new one I put in the other day.

And I see it's back in operation.

 (The Jimboomba box image in your signature seems to be present if it's working, and absent if it isn't).  Do you suppose that might be a clue?  I don't know, of course.

The problem is with your network and/or the NIC card settings on your computer.  Davis can't help.  We can't help with the limited information available.  It has been suggested that you get rid of the static IP settings on the WLIPs.  That might or might not help.

The weather tag is done in ImageSalsa, and part of it is data from WD, but time of day and date is added by IS.

Well I would if I could... I can't change the settings in WLIP now because I can't get back in to it.... I wish I could.

The old WLIP was running Static IP address for years without an issue, but now it no longer works.

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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Weatherlink IP not working
« Last post by dalecoy on Yesterday at 10:20:43 PM »
wake up today, and WLIP is not connecting.... this is the new one I put in the other day.

And I see it's back in operation.

 (The Jimboomba box image in your signature seems to be present if it's working, and absent if it isn't).  Do you suppose that might be a clue?  I don't know, of course.

The problem is with your network and/or the NIC card settings on your computer.  Davis can't help.  We can't help with the limited information available.  It has been suggested that you get rid of the static IP settings on the WLIPs.  That might or might not help. 
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Well I certainly could spend the $$$ to put at least two additional smaller diameter poles INSIDE the existing pole? It shouldn't be too much money compared to the rest of the setup, but will it do anything? I've seen it mentioned on other threads but I'm trying to visualize how it helps if the new poles aren't exact fits inside but leave a little wiggle room. Filling it with concrete is another option but numerous threads say that doesn't really do anything and is a painful exercise on a small diameter pole. What about sand? Sand AND additional pipes? lol.

Sand (reasonably compacted) will help damp out any vibrations. 
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Ambient Weather Station / Re: How to factory reset WS-1400-IP ??
« Last post by Zippy114 on Yesterday at 10:13:55 PM »
Nevermind - apparently the WU fields can be entered as blank and saved.  My browser was auto-filling the values back in again.  ](*,)  All set.
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Well I certainly could spend the $$$ to put at least two additional smaller diameter poles INSIDE the existing pole? It shouldn't be too much money compared to the rest of the setup, but will it do anything? I've seen it mentioned on other threads but I'm trying to visualize how it helps if the new poles aren't exact fits inside but leave a little wiggle room. Filling it with concrete is another option but numerous threads say that doesn't really do anything and is a painful exercise on a small diameter pole. What about sand? Sand AND additional pipes? lol.
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I'm not sure what your requirements are, but if you're willing to do a bit of coding yourself, something like a Pi with a $20 USB TV dongle and the RTL_433 software would let you read various 433MHz sensors from multiple vendors.

Then you could just write the data to a web page you can access with your SmartPhone.

+1 - IMO this is the way to go.  My 5in1 died last year and the bridge that I had was always annoying to intercept the data from.  I bought temp sensors for less than $10 from Walmart and they are read perfectly by an SDR radio ($25) with the free RTL 433 software.  I convert the data to MQTT and send it to the free home automation software Home Assistant.  You can run Home Assistant on a Pi or anything else and access it anywhere.  And it has plugins for pretty much every piece of home automation and sensor hardware out there.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/AcuRite-Wireless-Digital-Thermometer/45810751
https://smile.amazon.com/RTL-SDR-Blog-RTL2832U-Software-Telescopic/dp/B011HVUEME
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