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

Ben Lindner-VK5JFK vk5jfk at activ8.net.au
Sat Jun 20 07:05:56 UTC 2009


Davis Wx Station can act as a stand a lone system just using TNC and 
radio or even a TinyPack from Byonics and a radio will work also.

Ben
VK5JFK

Robert Bruninga wrote:
> 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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