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Offline Danno

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Station in South Central Ireland
« on: April 27, 2009, 05:52:29 PM »
Here is mine, South Laois county, Ireland.

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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2009, 07:15:57 PM »
Nice looking set up Danno  =D>

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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2009, 10:36:37 PM »
Welcome.

Good siting of equipment.

Wish I had that much open space.
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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2009, 06:08:55 PM »
Thanks Guys. Living on the edge of a very small town in rural Ireland does have its advantages. I have since built a fence behind the weather station, that photo is from December 2008. I will upload a new photo in the coming week once all the work has been completed.
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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2009, 07:32:23 AM »
Curious as to why you mounted the anemometer seperate from the rest of the station?



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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2009, 07:50:35 AM »
Mast rain shadow?
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Curious as to why you mounted the anemometer seperate from the rest of the station?



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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2009, 04:57:26 PM »
Mast rain shadow?
Andrew

On Ireland so is there no shadow for the rain  :lol:

Here is a place to mount the anemometer

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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2009, 05:49:36 PM »
LOL! An anometer would look sweet on top of the spire all right!!!  :lol: :lol: :lol:

I have the anometer at 2m height and the rest of the ISS at 48in. In the coming weeks I intend to raise the anometer to 10m if the neighbours don't mind.
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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2009, 06:48:16 PM »
As long as those are not mad cows, I doubt they would care....

Andrew

LOL! An anometer would look sweet on top of the spire all right!!!  :lol: :lol: :lol:

I have the anometer at 2m height and the rest of the ISS at 48in. In the coming weeks I intend to raise the anometer to 10m if the neighbours don't mind.

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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2009, 06:20:50 PM »
Here is my lightning detector...









We used 3/4" inch galvanised steel bar, fixed 3ft length of 1 and 1/2"
white PVC piping, and the black outer housing is 4" duct pipe with a sealed top.
The Boltek is attached to the white PVC, the duct pipe provides shelter.
The lead just about reaches the PC in the shed... phew!!!  :-[
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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2009, 06:22:21 PM »
this live map shows the better ranging I am getting.
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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2009, 04:26:17 AM »
Danno, just a thougt but why don't mount the anemometer on the same mast as the ligthning detector? If there are clear view from there it should be a great place for it.
Just a thougt, as you now just have it only in 2m heigt.
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Re: Station in South Central Ireland
« Reply #12 on: July 01, 2009, 07:48:02 AM »
Hi TorH, I was thinking of that, but then I thought the pitch of the roof would cause incorrect readings and gusts.
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