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Offline Ryan Hothersall

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My weather station setup
« on: December 28, 2008, 06:35:18 PM »
Here are a couple of pictures of my weather station and the computer it is connected to.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/33784321@N03/3144885811/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/33784321@N03/3145727280/in/photostream/

I have twp cpm[uters setup and I use the smaller one on the left for running the weatherlink software, listening to internet radio etc.

feel free to ask any questions.
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Offline killwilly

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Re: My weather station setup
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2008, 02:53:23 AM »
You appear to be surrounded by trees, how accurate is your wind reading?
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Re: My weather station setup
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2008, 03:34:45 AM »
Wind readings seem to be reasonably accurate.

I decided to limit the size of the pole to 5 metres as if it was any longer I would need guy wires to steady it and at 5 metres it is still manageable to lower the pole for wx station maintenance.

Weather stations set up in backyards are usually a compromise because not many people have a big backyard.

Other readings such as temp, rainfall, humidity etc are quite accurate.

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Re: My weather station setup
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2008, 01:08:58 PM »
Cooeeee  Ryan,

What part of Adelaide are you in.?

I used to be in Eliz Downs, moved to NM USA . Been here bit over 4yrs now.

Ron

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Re: My weather station setup
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2008, 04:58:05 PM »
I'm in Gulfview heights, near Golden Grove.

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Re: My weather station setup
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2008, 05:03:22 PM »
Hey

OK - I know where Golden Grove is.
Had an APD route for 12yrs in Eliz area.
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Re: My weather station setup
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2008, 05:29:27 PM »
Do you have a weather station?

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Re: My weather station setup
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2008, 07:27:40 PM »
yes

www.cherokiwi.com
www.abqwx.com

still working on it

Ron

 

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