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Offline mkutche

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Temp question
« on: June 19, 2013, 10:28:30 PM »
i compared my temp thermometer to weather.com for my area it read on there end it only got up to 81 today while mine read 89.6 any ideas on if i should fix it or not?

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Offline ArmySlowRdr

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Re: Temp question
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2013, 11:55:21 PM »
When I had the Oregon Scientific I put an ambient shield around the TH sensor. It got the station to within a few degrees (still too warm). After that I just subtracted a degree in the calibration panel.  The Fan Radiation Shield on the Davis I am noting makes me a few degrees cooler than everyone else. Waiting on the initial Qual checks from CWOP before I make any calibration changes.

The shield can be bought online for not too much I think or instructions exist how to make a shield.

 

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