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Greg,
That is VERY interesting that folks used those parts for other projects.

Since the one-wire thing was more of a build your own, there didn't happen to be a schematic or how to wire and read the anemometer head so one might have insight as how to fix one if it is flaky?

Any other info on the use of that head?
Really interested.  Dale
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I see that notice on Texas Weather Instruments.

Too bad, the WRL sensor set mechanicals were used in my Dallas Semiconductor weather station, which I had from 1998-2011. The anemometer/vane were the same parts as was the rain gauge. The electronics were DalSemi. They used the weather station to showcase their One-Wire parts.

I bought the Davis in 2011.



Greg H.
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Weather Web Site Help / Re: Goes16 GIF Animation
« Last post by SoMDWx on Today at 08:06:58 AM »
Jerry,

 Are the GIFs scalable? I have an i frame that is 760 pixels wide and would like the images scaled to fit that width. Heigth would be adjusted according to original GID size...

Jim
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Unfortunately i have no idea about materials inside w/machine.
Antenna its about 8m away from w/machine. I will try put antenna to all corners on the terrace and hope i will be little lucky.

Today in the morning i just noticed that something happened in the morning from other source and not from w/machine. Nexstorm crashed again and i just opened it again.
Maybe its antenna problem after 9yrs of use or is detector. I don't know what to buy of these two  :grin:
omg
Vassilis
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AcuRite Weather Stations / Re: Question about lightning issue.
« Last post by nincehelser on Today at 12:33:02 AM »
Uhg, really? they know about the issue and are still shipping defective units?  I just ordered one direct from acurite 2 weeks ago. Installed this past week and on Friday it started reporting 1000's of strikes per day. First couple days I didn't see any false strikes. We did have storms in the area, and it recorded 181 over the storm period. But the next day from 2pm - 5pm it recorded hundreds of strikes every 5 min period. Saturday had strikes reported from 8am-5pm (7200 of them), and today 8am-noon, and another smaller round between 2pm-5pm.

Sent in support request on Saturday. *sigh*

Have you considered you might have something in your environment creating false strikes?  A noisy motor or other electrical device for example?

If it's the problems others were having, it would always occur when the unit is in sunlight so it is driving the aspiration fan.

Hello, you seem to know a lot of the questions asked here, do you know if acurite or any other brand is going to have a snow gauge in their weather stations or is measuring snow tough to do because of blowing snow?

Not that I'm aware of.  Blowing snow does present a problem for measurement.  I suggest you read the CoCoRaHS documentation for measuring snow: https://www.cocorahs.org/Content.aspx?page=snow
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By the way, when I follow your directions and go to the bottom of the page, I get 2 PWS stations listed. If, instead, I click on "Change" in the heading at the top of the forecast page, I get 4 listed local PWS stations up there. Then, scrolling to the bottom again, these 4 now are listed instead of the 2. Quirky...

Rich K.

It works, havtrail! If you change the zoom level on the "Change" map, the stations show up on the bottom "Nearby Weather Stations List." That is really weird!! lol
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AcuRite Weather Stations / Re: Question about lightning issue.
« Last post by JonEricG on Yesterday at 10:56:26 PM »
Uhg, really? they know about the issue and are still shipping defective units?  I just ordered one direct from acurite 2 weeks ago. Installed this past week and on Friday it started reporting 1000's of strikes per day. First couple days I didn't see any false strikes. We did have storms in the area, and it recorded 181 over the storm period. But the next day from 2pm - 5pm it recorded hundreds of strikes every 5 min period. Saturday had strikes reported from 8am-5pm (7200 of them), and today 8am-noon, and another smaller round between 2pm-5pm.

Sent in support request on Saturday. *sigh*

Have you considered you might have something in your environment creating false strikes?  A noisy motor or other electrical device for example?

If it's the problems others were having, it would always occur when the unit is in sunlight so it is driving the aspiration fan.

Hello, you seem to know a lot of the questions asked here, do you know if acurite or any other brand is going to have a snow gauge in their weather stations or is measuring snow tough to do because of blowing snow?
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Were is the new portal?
:(
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What Weather Station Should I Buy? / Re: Station Manufacturers Going Under?
« Last post by DaleReid on Yesterday at 09:41:52 PM »
There is a reason that RM Young, Campbell Scientific and Met One stuff costs so much.  If you were to buy it new it wouldn't be accessible to many except the very well to do hobbyist.  Things fit.  Things are drilled on a jig or computer driven mill, and plastic is form injection molded. 

I am amazed at the slight cost of some of the arduino and RaspPi sensor boards with quite good sensitivity, but that is at the risk of them being designed with a different philosophy, and then assembly where labor is a very small part of the whole picture.

There is something about the feel of a solid piece of equipment and the technology to have tested it to 'almost' NASA limits.  Problem is that drives up the cost to a point that only the government and the research labs at Universities can afford the stuff.  The balance point I guess.
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How would I know if I have the new API key?

TIA!
If you didn't get it from the new portal over the last couple weeks you don't have it.
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