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Re: Tweak for Humidity sensor

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  • wuhu_software
    That is true, you are the first to use this hidden feature. I had an issue with a Davis VP 2 and implemented a fix for it. I think it is fairly rare that this
    Message 1 of 14 , Feb 9, 2012
      That is true, you are the first to use this hidden feature. I had an issue with a Davis VP 2 and implemented a fix for it. I think it is fairly rare that this option is needed but it is there.


      --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Raffaello IZ0QWM" <raffaello.dimartino@...> wrote:
      >
      > Yeah it works !!
      > Great. No spikes anymore.
      >
      > But it means that you have hidden functions not mentioned in the manual ;-)
      >
      > Thank you.
      >
      > Another thing I noticed is the difference between the tags present in the examples.zip and the tags that the last version of the software can understand:
      > %[outdoor_temperature]deg_C% and %OutdoorTempDegC%
      >
      > Raffaello
      >
      > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software" <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Assuming that you are running the latest version, you can try this mechanism.
      > >
      > > Exit WUHU, add the following keys to the [General Settings] of the WUHU Configuration.ini
      > >
      > > Tweak Remove Humidity Spikes=5
      > > Tweak Do Not Log Humidity Spikes=0
      > >
      > > Where 'Tweak Remove Humidity Spikes' represents a threshold, in this example 5 (in percent). If there is a movement of 5 percent between readings, it will attempt to make corrections.
      > >
      > > If you do not want related notifications posted to the log, set Tweak Do Not Log Humidity Spikes = 1
      > >
      > > Try it and let me know if it works.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Raffaello IZ0QWM" <raffaello.dimartino@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Oh yes sure, everything could be done in various ways :-)
      > > > It's the same thing I say to the operators in the airports when they ask thousand of modifications on the AWOS software.
      > > >
      > > > Raff
      > > >
      > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, Don Lafferty <don@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Or you could always buy a station that doesn't do that sort of thing. ;)
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 3:27 AM, Raffaello IZ0QWM <
      > > > > raffaello.dimartino@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > **
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > The real problem is that some times the humidity sensor gives spikes of
      > > > > > about 2-5 minutes with humidity very low that are not correct.
      > > > > > I know you have an integrity check on your software but sometimes it fails.
      > > > > > That's what we/you can do:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Humidity normal report ? -> 80, 85, 90, etc. -> OK
      > > > > > Humidity spike low report ? -> 10, 0, 7, 10, etc. -> NOK -> disable
      > > > > > humidity and dew point update, remain on the last good value
      > > > > >
      > > > > > And if you want, you can add:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Humidity spike low report for more then 10 minutes ? -> Write in the log:
      > > > > > Check your humidity sensor, too low values, etc. etc.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > It's could be seen like an update of your integrity check, that could be
      > > > > > applied to all the continuos measures (pressure, temperature, humidity, dew
      > > > > > point, wind chill)
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Just like example, in the AWOS software there is a similar integrity check
      > > > > > with the measures mediated at 2 minutes, so the METAR will not change for
      > > > > > spikes, but if the lower (or the higher) value persist for more then 4
      > > > > > minutes, the SPECI is necessary.
      > > > > > The alarm range is configurable.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > What do you think about it ?
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Raffaello
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
      > > > > > <wuhu_software@> wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > We could create a lower threshold for humidity and prevent < 10% if that
      > > > > > is a problem but what happens when it goes below 10% on the Peet Bro? Just
      > > > > > inaccurate?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > What would you want to do with the temperature? I do not think it would
      > > > > > be valid to clamp it at a high or low.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Raffaello IZ0QWM"
      > > > > > <raffaello.dimartino@> wrote:
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Hi guys,
      > > > > > > > I'm using WUHU for my weather station at home. I've seen that there
      > > > > > are many "tweaks" on the wind measures but no one on the humidity and
      > > > > > temperature sensor.
      > > > > > > > In my case, with a Peet Bros Ultimeter 2100, I have a big problem with
      > > > > > the humidity sensor that sometimes, reports wrong measures like 0 or
      > > > > > percentages too low (es. lower then 10).
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > I would like to ask to the developers if it's possible to add the
      > > > > > functionality of reject some readings from the station on the humidity (for
      > > > > > my case) or temperature.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Thank you very much in advance,
      > > > > > > > Raffaello IZ0QWM
      > > > > > > > http://www.kwos.org
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --
      > > > > The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they start
      > > > > making something that doesn't suck.
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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