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Offline AirtrafficController

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Davis Vantage Vue in the Big Apple
« on: December 28, 2011, 09:54:55 PM »
Greetings everyone. My name is Luke, a college student here in NYC and a weather/aviation geek.:-P  On June 16th, I installed my Davis Vantage Vue weather station on top of my roof. I found a 6.5 foot tall by 1.5 inch thick aluminum pole. The pole is attached via steel clamps on a piece of treated wood covered in a black garbage bag to provide the foundation of the assembly. The assembly was drilled onto a small side wall on my roof and secured with long screws along with strong silicone. The ISS is above any adjacent trees.
Here are some pictures of the final installation:

(silver chimney is decommissioned)

(silver chimney is decommissioned)

So far, I'm impressed with the accuracy, quality, and reliability of the weather station and console. She has certainly passed the test from a few severe T-storms, TS Irene, and a strong low pressure system last night (12/27).  =D>

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Re: Davis Vantage Vue in the Big Apple
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2011, 04:08:32 AM »
Ideal for your site.
You'll need some sort of poker to free the wind cups when the snow comes.
I found an old fishing rod useful!