Weather station maintainence

By: GlobalHawk, 1:24 PM GMT on July 14, 2013

Well, the station has been running great. The Meteohub data logger just sits there and runs, it is a small application that runs on Linux on a " Sheevaplug" microPC, it looks like a wall wart power supply with an ethernet RJ45 plugged into it. I think i have rebooted it twice in over six months.

So we got these gully washer thunderstorms and i was noticing that while i did not record zero rain, it was nothing like the right amount either. Yesterday I...

New weatehr station for MD50 CRE airport

By: GlobalHawk, 10:44 PM GMT on November 24, 2012

I recently installed a new PWS weather station to my home airport. My wife, MaryBeth, and I live on a community airport with the FAA designator "MD50". It's about 60nm south of Washington DC. The picture shows the Davis Instrument Vantage Pro 2 "ISS" or Integrated Sensor System. I find that amusing, because we call the sensor package on my work jet the "ISS", Integrated Sensor Suite". Uh.. I think the work jet's ISS costs a *little* bit more. On that, I set ou...

Updated: 10:45 PM GMT on November 24, 2012

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Hi! I am a test pilot (civilian though) at NAS Patuxent River, flying a large unmanned airplane. I live at MD50, a private airport in Lusby, MD

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