[aprssig] Simplest P-n-P APRS WX stn

John johnk.mchugh at att.net
Sat Jun 20 11:57:13 CDT 2009


The Peet solution is great, they are durable and easy to set up and Peet 
has full support. I've set up many, both here and abroad, to support our 
In my opinion you can't go wrong with a Peet and a TNC or a Peet and a 


John Mc Hugh, K4AG
Coordinator for Amateur Radio  
National Hurricane Center, WX4NHC
Home page:- http://www.wx4nhc.org

Robert Bruninga wrote:

>What is the simplest approach to a stand-alone WX station?
>My original 1994 Peet Bros station that I used to develop APRS
>wx is inop, mostly due to squirrel damage to all cables, that I
>have not followed WX at all in recent years.
>But a Wind Guy at an excellent location wants to put up a WX
>station and I don't want to have to help him (he sounds like a
>non-tool kinda guy).  I just want him to be able to pay$$$ and
>install something that puts his APRS WX on the air.  So no home
>brew or configuration intense solutions are desirred.
>I checked out CWOP site and ther presentation on WX stations
>doesn't even say anything about Peet.  I assumed a Peet in
>stand-alone packet mode and a small TNC/Radio would be the way
>to go, but no mention...  

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