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Getting Personal Weather Station info on Alexa devices
« on: January 30, 2021, 10:27:55 PM »
It's been a while since I've thought of this.  But did anyone ever come up with a skill for Alexa devices to provide personal weather station info instead of the nearest "official" conditions?  Last I looked, there was a skill for WU but it took some code that WU quit providing.  Has there been any progress on this?  Thanks!  :)
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Re: Getting Personal Weather Station info on Alexa devices
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2021, 12:21:44 AM »
Ambientweather.net has had this feature since its launch I believe.

You can upload to Ambientweather.net with any weather station that you connect up with a Meteobridge, so long as you also have the Ambientweather.net license. If you got your Meteobridge from Ambient then that license is built-in. Otherwise you can add that license for a one time $100.

Then your data shows up on Ambientweather.net and you'll have access to the Alexa and Google Assistant skills from Ambient. No added subscription fees.

Therefore if your station is compatible with Meteobridge then that is a way to do it. With voice command skill you'll be able to get all live weather data metrics from your station with 1 minute updates. You'll also be able to get historical data by voice.

https://www.wxforum.net/index.php?topic=35981.0
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Re: Getting Personal Weather Station info on Alexa devices
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2021, 09:53:35 AM »
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Re: Getting Personal Weather Station info on Alexa devices
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2021, 10:18:42 AM »
OP is asking about Alexa not Google Assistant. Therefore this would be more applicable for Weatherlink.com

Alexa skill for Weatherlink.com
https://www.amazon.com/Davis-Instruments-WeatherLink/dp/B07FKLHXJ2

Another Tip:
https://support.davisinstruments.com/article/yjy93rjkun-when-i-ask-alexa-for-my-weather-she-report-weather-near-me
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Re: Getting Personal Weather Station info on Alexa devices
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2021, 01:33:41 PM »
My bad.  I saw the "A" and assumed "assistant".  Need more caffeine.  :)  Still, it would be nice to have all these so-called smart devices work without having to tie to mfg. HW
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