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Weather Web Site Help / Re: Slow Website
« Last post by waiukuweather on Today at 08:41:49 PM »
I would say it is hanging on exactly that
as soon as that times out, it all loads fast
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Ok, everyone answered my questions on my other thread about how to mount my Vantage Vue to my pole but now I'm getting nervous that my existing pole is going to be a problem.

1. It is galvanized steel top rail fence, 1 3/8". I believe 17 or 18 gauge?
2. The pole extends about 7'6" above the ground with about 20" below ground in concrete.
3. The existing 1.8 lbs Ambient Weather WS-1004 PWS does have a bit of sway at the top with wind. It just sorta "vibrates" back and forth a bit and in heavy wind I can see the sway with the naked eye from the house. I don't know if my guess is correct but maybe 1/8" to 1/4" sway at the most? It does seem to get "rhythmic" in winds.
4. The sway concerned me when I mounted the PWS 2 years ago but it has NEVER caused false rain bucket readings as far as I can tell. However now the PWS has failed and I am replacing it with the Vantage Vue which I think is about 3.8 lbs from what I have found on the internet? That would be DOUBLE the weight essentially of the current PWS I have up there.
5. Do you think I have a problem? Should I just try and see what it does?

Potential fixes and why some may not work...

1. Attach it to the fence? It's a few inches away and the fence is hollow vinyl that itself vibrates and sways a tiny bit in wind as many of the 10+ year old concrete footings have broken up. Considering the vinyl fence isn't rock solid I am assuming that isn't an option.

2. Guy wires? The pole was placed inches from the fence line for "wife acceptance factor" and I'm not sure how to do a 3 way guy line 120 degrees apart for each line. One of the lines would be past the fence and in the other neighbors property. Also the guy lines moving away from the fence towards my property would cause quite a bit of pain when it comes to mowing and I'm not sure I'd be pleased with the aesthetics.

Any thoughts looking at the photo? I really don't want to dig up concrete and start over if I can avoid it. If the last PWS didn't have a problem should I just live with it and see what happens or are there are solutions that I haven't considered? Should I just put a metal bracket on the TOP of my fence and connect a single guy line to the fence top knowing it may still vibrate but less?

Thanks, I'm over thinking this whole thing aren't I?

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Weather Website PHP/AJAX scripting / Re: Sun Moon Error from USNO
« Last post by Jasiu on Today at 08:07:40 PM »
I bumped the timeout way up to 100 seconds and got a response after 80 seconds. But, yeah, effectively that is "down" in my book.
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Weather Conditions Discussion / Re: Spring/Summer '18
« Last post by WxLover16 on Today at 07:49:50 PM »
We just had a very wet couple of days in North GA. Atlanta set a new daily rainfall record yesterday with 4.16". I recieved 4.28" since the 22nd. Not too shabby! Yards are nice and green now! Need this rain before "popcorn" season sets in (around early June) when a mile away can get a couple quick inches and here it is dry. It's also what I like to call feast or famine season.
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Ambient Weather Station / Re: N23DQ Longitude/Latitude
« Last post by BlueyVIII on Today at 06:58:06 PM »
The N23DQ is showing 06:53 then 20:08.

However, google has them as 05:49 and 20:34. The BBC weather site has it as 05:52 and 20:31.

I get that there maybe a few minutes difference between providers, but the indoor unit does seem to be a bit out, so Iím guessing I havenít input the Long/Lat quite right?
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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Davis station or ISS replacement?
« Last post by ocala on Today at 06:49:12 PM »
Paul what about a new cartridge?

This would be an older non cartridge type @ 9 years
I knew that. :oops:
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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Davis station or ISS replacement?
« Last post by Mattk on Today at 06:46:19 PM »
Paul what about a new cartridge?

This would be an older non cartridge type @ 9 years
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Ambient Weather Station / Re: N23DQ Longitude/Latitude
« Last post by SLOweather on Today at 06:46:00 PM »
So, what are today's correct times, and what does the weather station put out?
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Weather Web Site Help / Re: Slow Website
« Last post by ValentineWeather on Today at 06:44:42 PM »
The get-USNO-sunmoon.php API address has been hanging my site.  Another thread was started about issues with API. Its been doing it off and on for couple years now its just worse this week.
 
I'm not running any cron job so yesterday removed the sun/moon page and renamed get-USNO-sunmoon-temp.php so it doesn't try and fetch data allowing site to load quickly.
You still get the basic sun and moon settings built into Saratoga script for front page.
Site now loads fast ... 8-)
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Weather Website PHP/AJAX scripting / Re: Sun Moon Error from USNO
« Last post by griffo42 on Today at 06:22:57 PM »
The UNSO site is down again - 0822 AEST 25th April 2018.

Keith G
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