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by MackerelSky
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Webcams
Topic: SebecTec webcam with time-lapse software
Replies: 75
Views: 20755

Re: SebecTec webcam with time-lapse software

Looking good Tony, nice view over the water. If you have any questions, fire away...

Brad
by MackerelSky
Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: Saratoga Templates
Topic: USNO changes API to JSON - get-USNO-sunmoon.php V2.00 ready
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

Re: USNO changes API to JSON - get-USNO-sunmoon.php V2.00 re

Thanks Ken,

Working on this end...

Brad
by MackerelSky
Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Upgrade to Davis Vue / Pro 2
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Re: Upgrade to Davis Vue / Pro 2

You seem to be past the biggest hurdle with going to a VP2+ and that's the cost. When I purchased mine a little over four years ago, that was my biggest hurdle to climb until the research began to show that if I was serious about getting the equipment into the optimal place to get the best recording...
by MackerelSky
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Winter 2014/15 - How was it for you?
Replies: 11
Views: 2163

Re: Winter 2014/15 - How was it for you?

Like Paul, I'll use my top ten to tell the story. Our Lowest Temps °F -29.7° on 2/16/ 2015 - (-34.3C) -29.6° on 2/20/ 2015 -27.9° on 2/24/ 2015 -27.3° on 2/28/ 2015 -26.8° on 2/12/2014 -23.8° on 2/23/ 2015 -22.4° on 1/29/2014 -20.9° on 1/28/2014 -19.9° on 2/17/2014 -19.1° on 2/28/2014 Our Lowest Win...
by MackerelSky
Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Saratoga Templates
Topic: wxastronomy script.........latest version
Replies: 33
Views: 6578

Re: wxastronomy script.........latest version

If anyone is interested, I've managed to combine wxastronomy script with the more informed WD version of wxastronomy which has the include-wxastronomy php script. Check out my site and look at the astronomy page, any thoughts most welcome. If anybody should want a copy of the script, please let me ...
by MackerelSky
Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: New Record? Post here.
Replies: 894
Views: 120088

Re: New Record? Post here.

Several new records established in Feb 2015 Lowest Temp = -35.1C on Feb 27 Lowest Wind Chill = -37.1C on Feb 15 Lowest Max Temp = -17.4C on Feb 13 Lowest Average Temp for the month = -9.3C Here's my list from Feb. and a couple of surprise additions from the last day of the month. Lowest Temperature...
by MackerelSky
Sun Mar 01, 2015 1:40 am
Forum: Web site - General
Topic: Seeking new website
Replies: 7
Views: 1808

Re: Seeking new website

My previous websit server absconded with $ and closed. I'm looking for a new location from which to run my weather site...preferably cheap. Already have a host name. I've been with GreenGeeks.com for the last three years and plan on 're-upping' the end of Mar. this year. No problem with uploads and...
by MackerelSky
Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: Webcams
Topic: Best way to automate timelapse creation
Replies: 9
Views: 2473

Re: Best way to automate timelapse creation

Sadgit wrote:but can you view the live feed via it or is it just snapshots ?

To whom is this question posted?
by MackerelSky
Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: New Record? Post here.
Replies: 894
Views: 120088

Re: New Record? Post here.

Hopefully I can report that these will be the coldest readings for the year(or ever). Here's my new records set this month. Lowest Temperature -29.7 °F at 7:19 AM on 16 February 2015 Lowest Dewpoint -34.7 °F at 7:19 AM on 16 February 2015 Lowest Apparent Temp -36.7 °F at 7:19 AM on 16 February 2015 ...
by MackerelSky
Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: No wind speed reading
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Re: No wind speed reading

I have a Vantage Vue which has stopped giving me wind speed readings on my console, all I can see is "wind speed 0" Still receiving direction and outside temp and humidity readings. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what has gone wrong???? Cheers Brian You didn't mention if the cups ...
by MackerelSky
Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1
Topic: Cumulus MX / 3.0
Replies: 7
Views: 2225

Re: Cumulus MX / 3.0

Hello, Thinking of buying into Cumulus. Quite frankly feed up with WD. To much hassle and to advanced for the casual user! Anyways have two questions..... 1. I have many scripts using clientraw files from WD. Is there a way to output those files from Cumulus? 2. Does Cumulus support MySQL or MS SQL...
by MackerelSky
Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: No wind speed reading
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Re: No wind speed reading

I have a Vantage Vue which has stopped giving me wind speed readings on my console, all I can see is "wind speed 0" Still receiving direction and outside temp and humidity readings. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what has gone wrong???? Cheers Brian You didn't mention if the cups ...
by MackerelSky
Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: Saratoga Templates
Topic: PHP Error
Replies: 46
Views: 7301

Re: PHP Error

Hey Bryan,

Looks like you are getting there. :clap:

Just need to get your 'forecast images' uploaded into /weather/forecast/images directory and things will look real good.

You currently have 3 degrees showing while I'm sitting here at -27.3, a brrrrrrr.

Brad
by MackerelSky
Mon Feb 23, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Saratoga Templates
Topic: PHP Error
Replies: 46
Views: 7301

Re: PHP Error

Thanks to everyone for the assistance! I think I am going to create a new folder on my website, and try and start from scratch. I have learned a lot from my trial run, so I am hopeful that the second try will be better. These templates are awesome! I see you've got the current CU files loaded and y...
by MackerelSky
Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:23 am
Forum: Saratoga Templates
Topic: PHP Error
Replies: 46
Views: 7301

Re: PHP Error

Ok guys- sorry about the trouble with the locally hosted web site. I uploaded my site to my web host. It is located at http://sparkylabs.net/weather/wxindex.php . Now I seem to have a different problem as you will see on the page - no realtime data... arrrgghhh... it's late here... I'm fried betwee...

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