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Re: [snowkiteidaho] NEW Weatherstation

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  • Jon Bolt
    ...latest TV weather forecasts now estimate 50F for tomorrow AM!!! That s a lot better than 44F !! Seeya at the beach... ...maybe Yasser Waitester will show
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 14, 2013
      ...latest TV weather forecasts now estimate 50F for tomorrow AM!!!   That's a lot better than 44F !!   Seeya at the beach... 
      ...maybe Yasser Waitester will show w/ his Keffiyeh????

      On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 6:07 PM, Will Hise <will.hise@...> wrote:

      60+ deg water, and 60+ deg air by 9am. That's a cake walk.

      You'll warm up pumping the kite and guzzling coffee. Or is that me... 

      See y'all there!

      On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM, RUSTY HILL <rustyshill@...> wrote:

      Thank you Jason, Jon and Chris. You guys rock. With a battery backup that actually has a battery, a pro weather station and a reliable connection we should be in business for years to come! Did the timer get installed to reset the router each day? I'm excited to see how we'll this new setup works!

      Rusty Hill

      On Jun 14, 2013, at 4:31 PM, Jason Brickner <jasonbrickner@...> wrote:


      You can adjust it back for Tom’s site.


      The data being uploaded to (Weather Underground) Wunderground site for KIDBOISE49 is correct however.  It matches what the unit is reading.




      From: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com [mailto:snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Chris Lee
      Sent: Friday, June 14, 2013 5:23 PM
      To: snowkiteidaho@yahoogroups.com
      Cc: Boise Sailors Association; idahokiteboarding@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [snowkiteidaho] NEW Weatherstation





      Sounds like I need to remove the adjustment that I did when posting to Tom's site:

      1. I added 180 degree to the wind direction to give the correct indicate

      2. I've reduce the wind strength by 15% which seems accurate when compare to what it felt like and how it was reporting when I was last up at LP.



      On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 4:53 PM, Jason Brickner <jasonbrickner@...> wrote:


      Hello All,


      Jon Bolt and I setup the NEW weatherstation at lunch today.  The new unit seems ‘pro’ compared to the old unit.  Only the number will tell.  So far so good since wind was light and variable up there.  The windvane is properly aligned and the wind speed seemed right on.  It’s also completely unobstructed to speed should reliable.  There is no ability to trim the speed reading so “what it is… is what it is”.


      Thanks Rusty… You did an incredible job researching and ordering the equipment.  The setup seems rock solid and reliable.  I’m hoping it hold up well in the ‘hotbox’.


      Thanks for your help as well Jon.  Good working with you.


      And Kudos to whoever designed the pole mounting bracket.  Beautiful… Brilliant… Eddy, was that you?


      Hoping for wind tomorrow.





      Best regards,

      Chris Lee

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