New VantageVue Weather Station

By: opalmirror, 4:41 AM GMT on June 07, 2015

I've finally replaced the tired old LaCrosse weather station with a Davis VantageVue setup. This feeds in via USB to an Acer Aspire One mini notebook running weewx on Linux Mint 17.1. Everything is working well except the barometric pressure reporting to CWOP... I'll figure that one out later. Very happy with this setup.

Broken wind readings worked around

By: opalmirror, 8:28 PM GMT on March 10, 2014

Since my weather station hardware has been reporting bogus wind readings (99.1 mph, gusts to 114.1 mph), I now null them and send them as zero. Hopefully both Weather Underground and CWOP will be happier with these, until I can afford better station hardware.

Far West Station up and running!

By: opalmirror, 10:08 PM GMT on August 08, 2011

Hurray! My Weather Station is up and running at my home in Eugene! KOREUGEN28 is its ID and the current status may be seen here.Cheers,James KN1X

New Eugene Weather Station to come online

By: opalmirror, 5:43 AM GMT on February 23, 2011

I will be setting up a new weather station at KOREUGEN28 within the next week or so... probably after the big snow storm goes through. The KORCOLTO5 station will go down after that. I guess I will need a new MADIS ID as well.Cheers,James

Internet Outages fixed

By: opalmirror, 4:02 PM GMT on February 16, 2011

My DSL modem was freezing up and taking me offline randomly for several weeks. About a week ago I traded it for a loaner at ColtonTel and now all is better.I will probably be taking down this station in a couple weeks and starting a new station in SW Eugene where I'm planning to move. Until then, all looks stable.Gorgeous snowy day today! Hope it melts so I can get the pickup down to Meadowbrook for repairs.James

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Student, amateur radio emergency service, Skywarn, Linux developer, photography, hiking, cooking. More at http://loowit.net/~james

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