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by RCE
Mon 17 May 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: Webcams
Topic: Using a Polerising Filter With your Weather Webcam
Replies: 31
Views: 7709

Re: Using a Polerising Filter With your Weather Webcam

A polarising filter will need turning to get the best effect as the light changes.

The images look to be just under exposed 0.5 stop which would improve the sky colour and contrast in the cloud anyway.
by RCE
Wed 21 Apr 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Photos of the insides of Fine Offset sensors.
Replies: 149
Views: 147645

Re: Photos of the insides of Fine Offset sensors.

:clap: keep up the good work Gina
by RCE
Wed 07 Apr 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Better weather proofing
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: Better weather proofing

Super-T wrote:I've just used vaseline / petroleum jelly for waterproofing
Probably not an issue given the expected life span of the whole unit but petroleum based products are not good for many plastics and rubbers, far better using silicon grease.
by RCE
Wed 07 Apr 2010 7:06 am
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Better weather proofing
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: Better weather proofing

Where is the best place to get the grease? Can it be obtained from Maplins? Looks like Maplin only have the spray type :roll: CPC do it http://cpc.farnell.com/servisol/200002000-50gm/silicone-grease-50g-tube-servisol/dp/SASILGRSETUBE or on Ebay http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/SILICON-GREASE-50gr-TUBE_W0QQite...
by RCE
Tue 06 Apr 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Better weather proofing
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: Better weather proofing

How about dielectric/di-electric grease - seals, lubricates, protects and insulates electrical contacts, spark plugs, battery terminals and fasteners from moisture... :roll: Silicon Grease is in the family of dielectric greases ;) Clean the contacts, you can do this by removing/inserting the plug a...
by RCE
Tue 06 Apr 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Better weather proofing
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: Better weather proofing

Silicon Grease
by RCE
Mon 05 Apr 2010 11:28 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Spring snow!
Replies: 10
Views: 2498

Re: Spring snow!

by RCE
Mon 05 Apr 2010 11:22 am
Forum: Davis VP/VP2/Vue
Topic: Synchronise Davis clock to PC
Replies: 8
Views: 2318

Re: Synchronise Davis clock to PC

I am running it too... if it ain't broke don't fix it :D
by RCE
Wed 31 Mar 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Ambient Weather WS-1080
Replies: 53
Views: 14601

Re: Ambient Weather WS-1080

I would think it's similar to Cat 5 i.e. 100 Meters. In general, the higher the frequency of the signal being sent down the cable, the shorter the cable has to be. The environment of the cable is also important. If the cable is in an electrically noisy environment, it needs to be shorter. I can't i...
by RCE
Wed 31 Mar 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: New Record? Post here.
Replies: 915
Views: 159543

Re: New Record? Post here.

Pressure finally bottomed out in the early hours... 978.91 hPa at 04:24 on 31 March 2010 Alan, sounds as lovely in Sheffield as it's been on this side of th'ills. :cry: Sure is :) been a bit worried about how low mine got but I seem to be matching Leeds Bradford airport pretty well when the pressur...
by RCE
Wed 31 Mar 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: Weather Forecast for Gatwick
Replies: 5
Views: 1551

Re: Weather Forecast for Gatwick

I noticed that the forecast is wildly different to the model data, seems better to use the model and do the forecast yourself.

Looks to me as though http://www.metcheck.com use similar or the same model as wunderground but come up with generally more realistic forecasts.
by RCE
Wed 31 Mar 2010 4:32 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: New Record? Post here.
Replies: 915
Views: 159543

Re: New Record? Post here.

Woke to four new records !!! (only been running since Christmas though :) ) All time high rain rate 86.4mm/hr at 00:46 31 March 2010 All time high hourly rain 7.2mm at 01:41 31 March 2010 All time low barometer 976.7 hPa at 03:23 31 March 2010 Highest Monthly rain fall 57.3mm March 2010 Super-T try ...
by RCE
Tue 30 Mar 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: Weather
Topic: New Record? Post here.
Replies: 915
Views: 159543

Re: New Record? Post here.

977.0 hPa @ 19:58 30 March 2010
by RCE
Sun 28 Mar 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: Homebuilt
Topic: Yet another Windvane Mod
Replies: 35
Views: 10427

Re: Yet another Windvane Mod

Nice job Gina :clap:
by RCE
Sat 27 Mar 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: 3rd Party Tools
Topic: Receive email notification by text message?
Replies: 20
Views: 5558

Re: Receive email notification by text message?

If you have o2 broadband you can get emails forwarded to your phone as MMS for free. Works well, limit is max 1000 texts per month, it is fairly easy to choose which senders emails get forwarded to your phone. My home automation system has a mobile phone connected by USB so the PC can send texts dir...