Rain Gauge Connection Problems Again

By: clevedude, 2:25 AM GMT on June 19, 2012

I had this same problem back in February when a colony of incredibly tiny ants had moved into my connector. I replaced the connector back then and sealed it with liquid rubber on top of electrical tape. Looks like I must have sealed in some moisture somehow because when I took apart the connector today, the contacts were corroded again. Luckily, I had some extra phone end connectors and a phone end connector repair tool, which I used to replaced the corroded end lea...

Updated: 2:27 AM GMT on June 19, 2012

Problems with Airport Losing Connection Daily

By: clevedude, 3:21 PM GMT on May 17, 2012

For the past month or more my Airport Base Station has been losing its connection daily. So this has been interrupting the upload of data to Weather Underground. I have also had problems with my rain gauge. A few month as ago it began acting erratically, recording when it wasn't raining, not recording when it was raining. At first I thought it was being affected by high wind shaking the collector, but I'm not too sure. I recently looked at a data logger that Ambient...

My Rain Guage

By: clevedude, 12:31 AM GMT on February 16, 2012

Well, I am reasonably confident that my rain gauge is working properly. Here is my entry from my YouTube channel. "My rain gauge on my weather station had stopped working, so I decided to go outside to see if I could find out why. I had some telephone cables connecting the rain gauge to the transmitter, joined together by a plastic connector and taped up with electrical tape to keep out the rain. As I untaped the connector, some incredibly tiny ants came scurrying ...

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