Re: 1 wire wx station - Marc VE5MPA
I am considering putting togeather a 1-wire weather station and ran
across your posts. Have you been able to resolve the wind direction
and humidity problems you mentioned?
Always looking for something else to try.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Marc Archambault"
> I've had the station up for a couple days. The temperature and wind
> speed appear to be accurate but the wind direction is completely off
> when connected to the OT2.
> If I connect the TA8515 to my computer then I get accurate wind
> Look here: http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/wxpage.cgi?call=CW8445&last=48
> It appears that the wind direction (as recorded by the OT2) slowly
> does a 360 over time, locks into a heading for a day or so, then goes
> back to a slow 360.
> Any idea?
> I noticed when calibrating the wind direction that I never had the
> same wind direction reading when connected to a PC vs to the OT2. The
> offset was between 20 and 90 degrees depending on the heading.
> Any progress with the TAI-8540 humidity sensor?
> 5.5 W solar panel
> 12VDC 9 Ah SLA battery
> OpenTracker 2
> Yaesu VX-2R
> switching 6V regulator
> Cushcraft A1483S 3 Element Yagi
> Marc VE5MPA
> PS: If you can point me in the right direction (files??) I can
> troubleshoot the code if it comes to that.