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VWS Software Question.
« on: November 28, 2006, 11:53:16 AM »
How about calibrating with VWS...and how to get my barometer reading calibrated to match my reading output.

My barometer is dispayig about0.24 lower than close surrounding barometers. I was told that I can change a setting in my VWs to make upe for the reading, therefore displaying the true(or closer to true) reading. But how???

ANY help will be appreciated.

thanks.
Chris

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Re: VWS Software Question.
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2006, 12:27:14 PM »
Before calibrating, do you have your altitude set correctly? Also, what weather station are you using?

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Re: VWS Software Question.
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2006, 12:50:59 PM »
I'm using the WMR968 which other than the bad baro reading has proven very dependable.  My altitude here is 361ft above sea level as the willow grove air station is 2 miles away with the same sea level height.

I'm using VWS.......the raw barometer seems to be displaying the correct, but when it gets to the webpage for display its tooo too low...
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Re: VWS Software Question.
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2006, 12:52:57 PM »
What does your sea level barometer show? That is the one you want to be using to compare to others around you.

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Re: VWS Software Question.
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2006, 12:54:50 PM »
mine is showing...30.03......

others not far are 30.33, 30.29, 30.27,30.30.......all in the same range of each other
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Re: VWS Software Question.
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2006, 01:12:11 PM »
Then thats the difference. They are displaying their SL readings and not the raw readings. You might want to adjust your's a litte but don't forget you are in you're own micro climate so you won't be exactly the same. Adjust your presure at sea level on the console not VWS and you should be good to go.

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Re: VWS Software Question.
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2006, 01:13:40 PM »
Thank you very much for he help.....next I have to figure out how to adjust the console!
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Re: VWS Software Question.
« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2006, 01:19:56 PM »
Here you go:
http://insvr1.midcoastwater.com.au/WMRmanual.pdf

That's the full version of the manual, not the one that comes with the weather station. Might want to save a copy for yourself. You'll find page 19 of particular interest. :lol:

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Re: VWS Software Question.
« Reply #8 on: November 28, 2006, 01:40:38 PM »
Thanks again for your help...I'll print the real version.!
Chris