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[aprssig] Stand Alone WX

Michael Wolthuis wolthui3 at msu.edu
Tue Jun 23 12:03:56 UTC 2009


Yes, it will send the data.  Will another d710 decode the data over the air?
That is the question.

Mike
kb8zgl



On 6/22/09 11:43 PM, "Ben Lindner-VK5JFK" <vk5jfk at activ8.net.au> wrote:

> 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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