[aprssig] FEMA- Flood gauges (feedback)

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Fri Sep 16 12:50:23 CDT 2016


All you will see is the flood icon and whatever text you send with it on
whatever client you are using or on aprs.fi or findu.com.  That is, until
(and if) an author wants to go to the trouble of implementing the colors.



Bob





*From:* aprssig [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] *On Behalf Of *Ed pe1nat
*Sent:* Friday, September 16, 2016 1:35 AM
*To:* Mark Cheavens via aprssig
*Subject:* Re: [aprssig] FEMA- Flood gauges (feedback)



I send a flood object with different levels ..

Where can I see again the various nivau's / height colors?



73 Ed

Op 15-9-2016 18:04:43, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> schreef:

>> Here is a web page on some of the Flood Gauge ideas… Bob
>> http://aprs.org/flood-gauges.html

> Definitely a worthwhile project, but what am I missing?
> If the PVC pipe... is sealed at the top, how does water get in the pipe at
> the bottom?

I have updated the web page based on this excellent feedback:
- Yes, there needs to be an air-relief hole at the highest expected water
level.
- Also, as shown the batteries will need to also be above the water line
- And Steve points out that only a waterproof level sensor should be used.
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