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

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Jun 19 21:44:51 UTC 2009


Actually, it looks like the Peet Bros 100 will do most of it for
simple WX...

Thanks
Bob
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jason Rausch [mailto:jason at ke4nyv.com] 
> Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 2:41 PM
> To: bruninga at usna.edu; TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Simplest P-n-P APRS WX stn
> 
> 
> Bob,
> 
> I have been on a WX station hunt myself and I am coming to 
> the conclusion that the Peet Ultimeter 2100 is the way to go 
> for APRS.  They even mention interfacing for APRS use, so at 
> least they have acknowledged APRS as a legit use for the WX 
> station.  I also like that the instrument package is a single 
> "unit" that can be easily mast mounted on top end.  It might 
> even be vent pipe mountable, but you would want to make sure 
> there is a still good air flow for the sweet fragrances 
> trying to escape your house :o)
> 
> Jason KE4NYV
> RPC Electronics
> www.rpc-electronics.com
> 
> 
> --- On Fri, 6/19/09, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
wrote:
> 
> > From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
> > Subject: [aprssig] Simplest P-n-P APRS WX stn
> > To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> > Date: Friday, June 19, 2009, 2:08 PM
> > 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...  
> > 
> > Ideas?
> > Thanks
> > 
> > Bob
> > 
> > 
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