Dyacon designs and manufactures weather sensors and pre-configured weather stations for growers, weather bugs, and industrial applications.
By: Dyacon, 12:08 PM GMT on August 05, 2014
There are hundreds of small airports that have little or no instrumentation. A simple wind sock serves as the only indicator of surface conditions. Such is the case for the runway at Preston, Idaho.
On August 2nd, 2014, they held an airshow to raise funds to extend the runway. After nearly a year of preparations, the show was on. But, they lacked basic wind instruments. My beautiful daughter helped me set up an MS-130 a couple of days before. This station...
By: Dyacon, 4:14 PM GMT on June 22, 2014
Getting your weather data where you need it, when you need it is a priority for many private weather station users. Several Dyacon banner images feature a text message weather report, the advantages of which I will write about in another post. However, when you have a large number of users a web interface is preferred.
MS-130, MS-140, and MS-150 weather stations have an integrated cell phone. Using a low-cost data plan, these units...
By: Dyacon, 4:53 PM GMT on June 17, 2014
Special events, such as athletic and motor races, large group camps, or outdoor meetings can pose challenges for organizers as they try to manage resources and hazardous weather concerns. High winds, cold temperatures, and lightning are common in our area and can increase risk of injury. Similarly, high temperatures or high humidity can lead to deadly heat injuries.
Here in northern Utah, races such as Lotoja and Ragnar Relay pass through sparsely populat...
By: Dyacon, 1:44 PM GMT on June 01, 2014
Weather has been around a long time. In fact, the first precipitation fell to the earth about 4.5 billion years ago and likely included high concentrations of iron. (For those with pocket protectors, that was intended to be humorous.)
Measurements of temperature and weather conditions have evolved as our technical sophistication has increased. Today, there are many companies making instruments that measure and record many different climate and weather par...
By: Dyacon, 8:56 PM GMT on March 14, 2014
Here is a short overview of the Dyacon Weather Station Tripod-1. Please see link at the bottom of the page for a for a narrated set up of the TriPod-1 for Weather Stations on Youtube.
The Tripod-1TM is a portable, light-weight mounting tower suitable for temporary and permanent equipment installations. It is made of machined and welded 6061 aluminum.
To improve electrical grounding and minimize cost, the tripod is un-anodized. For systems that...
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