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by apenwith
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Perseids Meteor Shower 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

Re: Perseids Meteor Shower 2013

We were out in the garden at about 5pm yesterday (Monday 12th) and heard something ripping through the air - far to fast for a bird - it sounded a bit like a firework rocket - could it have been a meteor ??? It wasn't till I saw this thread that it made me wonder though it crossed my mind at the tim...
by apenwith
Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Question
Replies: 6
Views: 2036

Re: Question

Hi
I would suspect the spring contacts in the transmitter RJ socket - either gone flat or corroded

Regards
Alan
by apenwith
Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: Hydreon RG-11 Rain Sensor
Topic: Hydreon RG-11 results
Replies: 82
Views: 24727

Re: Hydreon RG-11 results

Hi All I thought it had gone quiet on the RG11 front but it seems I'm not the only on still playing with the things. So here are my results from September. The manual site RG11 is still modified with the funnel and an extra tipping bucket has been added. A very well made mini weather station from Li...
by apenwith
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: edit sep12
Replies: 4
Views: 1009

Re: edit sep12

Hi Steve

Found the answer - date format

Thanks
Alan
by apenwith
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: edit sep12
Replies: 4
Views: 1009

Re: edit sep12

Hi Steve This is a sample of the file I created via a csv 01/09/2012,09:00,15.4,99,15.3,6.6,11.9,302,0.0,0.0,1029.3,244.5,24.2,61,9.3,14.8,15.4,0,0,0.00,0.00,14.7,276,0.3,270,0.0 01/09/2012,09:30,15.8,96,15.2,9.9,12.6,305,0.0,0.0,1028.4,244.5,24.2,61,12.6,14.8,15.8,0,0,0.00,0.00,13.9,364,0.7,315,0.0...
by apenwith
Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: edit sep12
Replies: 4
Views: 1009

edit sep12

Hi Steve I wanted to backdate the values for the RG11 record. I opened the sep12log.txt with excel - recalculated the rg11 values and made sure that all the decimal places were correct for all the columns and saved the result as a csv file. Then renamed it to txt. Although it looks identical to a ba...
by apenwith
Sat Sep 22, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wind Turbines
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Wind Turbines

Hi With the Feed-In Tariff producers of wind turbine power receive a payment subsidised by us all - it would seem fair to me that on the occasions that they are not producing and are using power from the grid that they should pay for that power at the same cost as the subsidised income they receive....
by apenwith
Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Manual Entry
Replies: 4
Views: 956

Re: Manual Entry

Thanks Steve

On reflection I think you're right - at the moment I'm running three different buckets, two RG11's and a manual gauge so it makes sense to look at them outside Cumulus.

Regards
Alan
by apenwith
Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Manual Entry
Replies: 4
Views: 956

Re: Manual Entry

Hi Steve
I was thinking more of havng the manual entry as a separate item through Cumulus so the original sensor values could be compared.
But as an interim measure if it was added to the end of the dayfile would Cumulus ignore the extra entry.
Regards
Alan
by apenwith
Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:53 am
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Manual Entry
Replies: 4
Views: 956

Manual Entry

Hi Steve

Would there be any way of allowing a manual entry of daily rain (obviously from a manual gauge) - it would be a handy way of monitoring the various buckets etc. and setting up accurate correction factors.

Regards
Alan
by apenwith
Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: Hydreon RG-11 Rain Sensor
Topic: Hydreon RG-11 results
Replies: 82
Views: 24727

Re: Hydreon RG-11 results

Hi Results for August - some very spurious RG11 readings on the Cumulus RG11 at the end of the month. My first though was birds perching on the unit but the select-a-graph shows the readings occur when there is rain - birds would be much more random. The two buckets performed quite well. The dummy r...
by apenwith
Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:34 am
Forum: Hydreon RG-11 Rain Sensor
Topic: Hydreon RG-11 results
Replies: 82
Views: 24727

Re: Hydreon RG-11 results

Hi
Results for the first 12 days of August. Somewhat mixed - it's hard to draw any conclusion.
The manual site RG11 still has the funnel modification. The Cumulus attached RG11 has the bucket size set at 0.36 mm.
augresult.jpg


Regards
Alan
by apenwith
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: Hydreon RG-11 Rain Sensor
Topic: Hydreon RG-11 results
Replies: 82
Views: 24727

Re: Hydreon RG-11 results

Hi
Results for July so far. Note the point that the manual site RG11 was modified. I was away for a few days so the manual gauge was only read when I returned so I have put in the 3 day total for the others.
Results.jpg

Regards
Alan
by apenwith
Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:56 am
Forum: Homebuilt
Topic: Sunshine Recorder
Replies: 437
Views: 105659

Re: Sunshine Recorder

Hi Stuart
You WERE included in the thanks.
Alan
by apenwith
Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Homebuilt
Topic: Sunshine Recorder
Replies: 437
Views: 105659

Re: Sunshine Recorder

Hi I'd like to correct Stuart on one small point - the B-L sunrecorder is not an alternative to the Davis system which, as I understand it, estimates sunshine from global radiation. It's also interesting that just after the third anniversay of the start of this topic it still attracts views (and con...

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