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by archae86
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Suggested web site hosting offerings
Replies: 18
Views: 314

Suggested web site hosting offerings

In my early Cumulus years I just used my ISP's included web site hosting. Comcast dropped that included service some years ago, and I've been using Steve's offering since. It has been more reliable than Comcast was, so I'm sad that Steve is advising us to seek alternatives. I'm hoping that my fellow...
by archae86
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Site going down.
Replies: 91
Views: 2408

Maybe it was pulled for an hour?

This morning my Cumulus tray icon was blinking, and the error light got me to check. The log showed a continuous set of FTP timeout errors from 3:10 a.m. through 4:46 a.m., but none in the 2.5 hours since. Somehow I failed to spot the last page of posts in this thread before posting this one--I've e...
by archae86
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Davis Weatherlink and Cumulus simultaneously
Replies: 12
Views: 2232

Re: Davis Weatherlink and Cumulus simultaneously

hi, but if i use always cumulus i lose the data when i use Weatherlink? Cumulus dowload the data from dataloggger? "Download" does not mean "erase". I use both Cumulus and Weatherlink. Day by day it is Cumulus, continuously running, keeping up to date itself, and transmitting my...
by archae86
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Losing Connection
Replies: 1
Views: 446

Possibly time setting

In my case, I observed a substantial number of multiple hour dropouts. They tended to start at a consistent time in the middle of the night. I eventually learned that was the time that Cumulus updated the console clock. The VP2 console is something of a one thing at a time beast, and I believe it is...
by archae86
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware
Replies: 20
Views: 3713

Re: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware

Whatever is at the heart of it, I'd appreciate any suggestions of anything I can try as other than trying Cumulus MX [Cork Harbour / UTC+1] NNNN++++ I shall comment here as thread starter. I found that in my case activation of the Cumulus function which adjusts console clock to agree with the PC wa...
by archae86
Sat May 27, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Solar Data and "Max" Values
Replies: 39
Views: 6749

Re: Solar Data and "Max" Values

There been some nice curves in this thread recently concentrating on the match between some models and actual observed intraday variation. However with a few years experience here in Albuquerque, I think the more important model tracking error for Cumulus is seasonal rather than intraday. For those ...
by archae86
Tue May 09, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Upgrading Vue ISS to Vantage PRO2 PLUS
Replies: 3
Views: 1044

Re: Upgrading Vue ISS to Vantage PRO2 PLUS

If you are using Cumulus to make your own web site, the template modifications required to get solar and UV reporting the way you like are rather more than just a box tick. But getting a Wunderground report to include them is pretty much just a matter of finding the boxes, and perhaps later adjustin...
by archae86
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Starting Cumulus with Windows 10
Replies: 1
Views: 891

Re: Starting Cumulus with Windows 10

See this recent comment on this same forum.
by archae86
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Windows 10 auto startup
Replies: 5
Views: 1955

Scheduled task works for me

Until recently I had my Cumulus installation running on a Windows 7 machine, and used a scheduled task to start it up. A few weeks ago I moved Cumulus to a Windows 10 machine, but did not get around to implementing the scheduled task revision to startup Cumulus. Unfortunately, this meant that when I...
by archae86
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware
Replies: 20
Views: 3713

Re: MX better regarding Davis reception

very many people are using MX for their production system. It appears to be as reliable as Cumulus 1 ... The main decision is whether you are happy with the different architecture of MX, and whether you can live without those facilities in Cumulus 1 yet to be added to MX. That adjusts my understand...
by archae86
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware
Replies: 20
Views: 3713

MX better regarding Davis reception

Above I mentioned that I had the impression MX might communicate with the Davis console enough differently from Cumulus1 to make a difference in my observations. In particular, I had the impression that Steve had ceased using the Davis DLL for at least some interactions, possibly including logger ca...
by archae86
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware
Replies: 20
Views: 3713

Re: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware

I take it you moved back to cumulus v1.9.4 (1095) since your Website says different, or is this a different setup? I currently have two strings of hardware and software active. My published website remains on the same hardware and software it was running, while my new string I occasionally publish ...
by archae86
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware
Replies: 20
Views: 3713

Re: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware

So here is the question set: which of these observations is normal, and which may I consider anomalous behavior of my setup? 1. Console displayed reception status switches to R almost immediately after Cumulus startup? 2. Reception statistics as displayed on the console diagnostic pages reset at Cu...
by archae86
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware
Replies: 20
Views: 3713

Re: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware

Cumulus doesn't check for time at midnight; it is in the middle of it's end of day operations. The weather station however resets the receptions stats at that time. On my current suspicion that my primary problem is erratic recovery of reception after perfectly normal operations causing R status, i...
by archae86
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware
Replies: 20
Views: 3713

Re: Cumulus startup anomalies on my suspect hardware

there is a way on both versions using ClockSettingHour in the INI file. Has to be edited there directly while Cumulus isn't running. I searched all the (many) Cumulus .ini files looking for this parameter name. Not there, so obviously I have to add an entry. I was hoping to set it to 5:20 a.m., but...

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