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[aprssig] RE: Accuracy of data on APRS

John L. Wilson jwilson at ncfcomm.com
Sun Jun 10 15:44:35 UTC 2007


Hi,

Weather Underground reports the equipment as Davis Weather Monitor II with
Software as VWS V12.07.  It is "wired" so I suspect the data cable went bad.

I sent a note to the owner via Weather Underground


Monty Wilson, WxUnderground KNENORFO2, CWOP AP677
jwilson at ncfcomm.com

-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
On Behalf Of Arte Booten
Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2007 08:12
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: [aprssig] RE: Accuracy of data on APRS

Hi all,

Monty wrote:

>I believe the outdoor sensors have gone bad.  The station was reporting 
>temp, dew point and wind until May 1 @ 10:31 at which time everything flat
lined.
>For a few days between May 1 - 7 the station reported temp/dew point as
22.4.
>At that point the temperature/dew point goes to 0(F).

      This sounds like what happened to my Peet U2000 years ago.  Yes, I
know CW4487 is running something else (though I don't know what that "2v5"
at the end actually signifies), but if I were to plug in my U2k, the only
reading it'd show would be barometric pressure.  Too bad,  as (AFAIK), the
Peet units are the only ones that can output usable  APRS WX reports
directly to a KPC-3+'s second port. 73


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