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[aprssig] Stand Alone WX

Ben Lindner-VK5JFK vk5jfk at activ8.net.au
Tue Jun 23 03:43:24 UTC 2009


The D710 will decode Peet Bros and Davis. I have had my Davis directly 
connected to the radio and every 5mins out goes the data.

All this information is in the instruction book

regards
Ben
VK5JFK

Michael Wolthuis wrote:
> Is there maybe a mode that the d710 does decode?  We run our Peet units in
> Packet Mode, but they do not decode on d710.
>
> Thanks,
> Mike
> kb8zgl
>
>
>
> On 6/22/09 1:01 PM, "Tyler Griffiths" <n7uwx at comcast.net> wrote:
>
>   
>> 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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>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Tyler Griffiths
>>>> N7UWX
>>>>
>>>> See where I am:
>>>> http://map.findu.com/n7uwx-12
>>>> P. J. O'Rourke
>>>> <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/p/p_j_orourke.html>
>>>>    - "If government were a product, selling it would be
>>>>         
>>> illegal."
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