[aprssig] Stand Alone WX
bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Jun 22 13:03:23 CDT 2009
> The TM-D710 does not decode [the WX station]
> unless I set the wx station wrong.
Can you explain a bit more? The D710 is supposed to decode the
Pete Bros stand-alone format. What do you mean by setting it
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 7:56 AM, Robert
> Bruninga<bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> >> Speaking of Peet Brothers...
> >> We set up an 2100 running directly into a TNC
> >> for the Weather Service (KF6RAL-3)and noticed
> >> the data never gets seen by the Kenwood radios.
> > We did not expect to see raw WX formats on the air. At the
> > of the APRS spec, there were 4 different formats from Peet
> > and 3 different instruments from Davis, and new ones were
> > introduced every year. It was impossible to see the future
> > see what would be the dominant formats. The APRS spec only
> > one, and it was assumed that any remote APRS WX station
> > have a processor to convert to the on-air APRS format.
> > Now Opentrack and Byonics and others have stations that can
> > the conversions.
> > Also the TM-D710 does decode the Peet Packet mode on the
> > I think...
> > Bob
> >> On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Kriss A. Kliegle
> >> <kliegle at myfairpoint.net> wrote:
> >> I've been running a Peet for years as a stand alone
> >> digi. Since my site is solar powered, the power consumption
> >> is minimal. Just don't use/buy one w/a humidity sensor.
> >> don't last but a few months, gave up replacing them.
> >> issue yet to be resolved is the flow of WX data to the
> >> usually in winter.Data will stop being updated and will
> >> same temp and winds every transmission, or it will be
> >> and give rediculous temp and wind readings until I climb
> >> hill and reset the Peet Bro WX Station, KPC-3, and/or both.
> >> thought it was temperature related, but installing
> >> in a styrofoam cooler and using the heat of the radio's
> >> finals ( IC-2000 ) still didn't stop the unreliable WX
> >> Temp in the cooler was >60, even in the coldest of winter
> > in NH.
> >> Kriss KA1GJU (-3 WX Digi)
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