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[aprssig] Stand Alone WX

Tyler Griffiths n7uwx at comcast.net
Mon Jun 22 17:01:58 UTC 2009


The TM-D710 does not decode unless I set the wx station wrong.

Tyler

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 time
> of the APRS spec, there were 4 different formats from Peet Bros,
> and 3 different instruments from Davis, and new ones were being
> introduced every year.  It was impossible to see the future and
> see what would be the dominant formats.  The APRS spec only had
> one, and it was assumed that any remote APRS WX station would
> have a processor to convert to the on-air APRS format.
>
> Now Opentrack and Byonics and others have stations that can do
> the conversions.
>
> Also the TM-D710 does decode the Peet Packet mode on the air...
> 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 WX
>> digi. Since my site is solar powered, the power consumption
>> is minimal. Just don't use/buy one w/a humidity sensor. They
>> don't last but a few months, gave up replacing them. Another
>> issue yet to be resolved is the flow of WX data to the KPC-3,
>> usually in winter.Data will stop being updated and will send
>> same temp and winds every transmission, or it will be corrupt
>> and give rediculous temp and wind readings until I climb the
>> hill and reset the Peet Bro WX Station, KPC-3, and/or both. I
>> thought it was temperature related, but installing everything
>> in a styrofoam cooler and using the heat of the radio's
>> finals ( IC-2000 ) still didn't stop the unreliable WX data.
>> Temp in the cooler was >60, even in the coldest of winter WX
> in NH.
>>
>>       Kriss KA1GJU (-3 WX Digi)
>>
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