[aprssig] Accuracy of data on APRS
russ at wxqa.com
Sat Jun 9 10:15:57 CDT 2007
Rick Green wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Andrew Rich wrote:
>> You have to wonder.
>> I am seeing some weather stations around my area.
>> One says 100 % humidty and -17 deg celcius.
>> Another says 12.2 deg celcius, and another a few miles away says 19 deg
>> What is the point of having them if they are reporting rubbish ?
> I was wondering along those same lines...
> WHile at Dayton, I succumbed to an impulse and bought a refurbished
> Peetbros. Ultimeter 500 station, with the intention of integrating it
> into my xastir aprs implementation. Where can I find info on the
> proper location and calibration of sensors so that my observations can
> contribute to the collective knowledge rather than confuse?
Here's a place with the information on "the proper location and
calibration of sensors so that my observations can contribute to the
collective knowledge rather than confuse".
Also, note that for weather stations located in North America,
CWOP/APRSWXNET provides feedback to station operators on the quality of
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