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by wd40
Mon 19 Sep 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1 (No longer being developed)
Topic: Diurnal temperature variation
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Re: Diurnal temperature variation

Bruce thanks for the reply. The question comes from the record lowest and highest temp range that is happening since Steve installed it in one of the latter builds. Since the information is there I wanted to find out how it might benefit. I did run across a place that said these numbers are very imp...
by wd40
Mon 19 Sep 2011 10:34 am
Forum: Cumulus 1 (No longer being developed)
Topic: Diurnal temperature variation
Replies: 2
Views: 958

Diurnal temperature variation

Best I can tell this is the same as Cumulus's Lowest or Highest Daily Temp Range. Is that right?

I was doing a bit of digging on the use of the Lowest or Highest Daily Temp Range. Anybody know of a good web page on this range.
by wd40
Sun 18 Sep 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Oregon Scientific
Topic: Reception Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 2201

Re: Reception Problems

Are you saying you still have the outside temperature but not the rain, wind direction and speed when the usb is plugged in?
by wd40
Fri 16 Sep 2011 1:21 am
Forum: Cumulus 1 BETA versions (discontinued)
Topic: Last 24hrs Help Please
Replies: 17
Views: 1861

Re: Last 24hrs Help Please

Go to this thread on false rain fall for the help you need. That should get you going.

https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.p ... ead#unread
by wd40
Tue 23 Aug 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Windows 7 Networks
Replies: 3
Views: 964

Re: Windows 7 Networks

When I switch computers, I have found using flash drives to be my best deal. I then can arrange my flash drives by things like pictures, doc and so forth. I saw them around here for $4 for 4 GB.

Randy
by wd40
Mon 15 Aug 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 5
Views: 804

Re: Introduction

I've been here a year this month. Always interesting here with Cumulus.
by wd40
Sun 14 Aug 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1 BETA versions (discontinued)
Topic: RainDayThreshold noaa report ?
Replies: 2
Views: 642

Re: RainDayThreshold noaa report ?

Beau if I remember right the threshold defines what is a measurable amount of rain so if it rains less than that it want count as a rain day. The metric setting I think is 1 mm. The NOAA report configuration page sets what you want the report to show as a low end rain. You could set that as an examp...
by wd40
Thu 11 Aug 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: Webcams
Topic: Just got my wide angle camera working - have a look
Replies: 9
Views: 2737

Re: Just got my wide angle camera working - have a look

That, is really pretty nifty.
by wd40
Mon 08 Aug 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: My Fine Offset rain gauge mod
Replies: 8
Views: 2772

Re: My Fine Offset rain gauge mod

I understand completely Roy.

Randy
by wd40
Mon 08 Aug 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: My Fine Offset rain gauge mod
Replies: 8
Views: 2772

Re: My Fine Offset rain gauge mod

Roy,I figure you know this already but are you aware there is a way to correct the rain gauge built into Cumulus under the Configuration Tab at the top of the main Cumulus page?

Randy
by wd40
Sun 07 Aug 2011 6:08 pm
Forum: Fine Offset/EasyWeather
Topic: My Fine Offset rain gauge mod
Replies: 8
Views: 2772

Re: My Fine Offset rain gauge mod

Really nice work. Much, much nicer than my mod.

You might consider on the next version to include the straight sides of the bottom of the spray bottle to help with wind blow over if your new modified gauge measures short of your manual gauge.
by wd40
Sun 07 Aug 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Homebuilt
Topic: Rain Gauge and Wind
Replies: 4
Views: 1752

Re: Rain Gauge and Wind

The general conclusion I drew from this is, if your area corrected modified Fine Offset reads less than a good manual gauge, you still have a problem. If the modified gauge read more than your manual gauge, and your math is correct, then the modified gauge is correct.
by wd40
Sat 06 Aug 2011 9:51 pm
Forum: Homebuilt
Topic: Rain Gauge and Wind
Replies: 4
Views: 1752

Re: Rain Gauge and Wind

Alan, I may have not been clear. I am talking about high winds while it is raining. I know I have had high winds without it raining and have not seen any rain recorded. Still you have a good point. This Dr. Strangeway, is the guru of rain measurement from what I have read. He has written a book on r...
by wd40
Sat 06 Aug 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: Homebuilt
Topic: Rain Gauge and Wind
Replies: 4
Views: 1752

Rain Gauge and Wind

I was doing a bit of digging on rain gauge design and have come to a conclusion that calibrating or comparing a modified Fine Offset to a smaller diameter manual gauge can be misleading. Here is a really good source of information. The History of Raingauges by Ian Strangeways http://www.rmets.org/pd...
by wd40
Fri 05 Aug 2011 7:35 pm
Forum: Cumulus 1 (No longer being developed)
Topic: Cumulus Is Phenominal
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Re: Cumulus Is Phenominal

Take time to go through the instructions and you will find even more. I've read them all and the Wiki but still miss points od interest and how to do things. I have been using Cumulus for a year now and still keep finding out more about the program. The other good new is if something happens, Steve ...