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Old 10-29-2017, 07:01 PM   #21
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Old 10-29-2017, 09:07 PM   #22
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Old 10-29-2017, 09:14 PM   #23
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See Post #7. Hey Dave, I thought it was really funny but I didn't know that it was also Canadian.

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Old 10-29-2017, 09:44 PM   #24
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A 10 on the Beaufort scale is a whole gale, 63 mph (for those who may not know what a knot is That's highway speed when towing. I've lost one anemometer due to storm force winds and one due to slamming into a big head sea which launched it into space. I've also lost one wind direction vane. So if I was to spring for a nice set of instruments like that I wouldn't be driving down the hwy. with it out.



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Hmm...I wonder if there’s anything portable out there that’s rated for such things. I’m primarily interested in the anemometer function, unfortunately, and want something omnidirectional, so pitot tubes are out.
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Old 10-29-2017, 10:52 PM   #25
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Hmm...I wonder if there’s anything portable out there that’s rated for such things. I’m primarily interested in the anemometer function, unfortunately, and want something omnidirectional, so pitot tubes are out.
Well the Davis claims it's good for up to 150 mph and the La Crosse up to 111 mph. So it's theoretically OK to use them at highway speeds. Still, as that old saying goes, "you pays your money..."

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Old 10-30-2017, 08:20 AM   #26
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While in the parking lot at a movie theater a few months ago, I spotted this zombie hunter truck that comes complete with its own anemometer, together with a few other things. I think the wind speed indicator is used to determine how fast the nuclear fallout is spreading.
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Old 10-30-2017, 08:27 AM   #27
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Wow. Just wow. And yet suspiciously clean 🤨
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Old 10-30-2017, 08:46 AM   #28
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While in the parking lot at a movie theater a few months ago, I spotted this zombie hunter truck that comes complete with its own anemometer, together with a few other things. I think the wind speed indicator is used to determine how fast the nuclear fallout is spreading.
If that's just their commuter for going to the movies and presumably for shopping, I'd love to see their work truck!
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Old 10-30-2017, 11:13 AM   #29
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I’d really like to get one of these, but haven’t seen one in person, so don’t know if it has a flat back or not. Maybe Santa will bring me one and I will let you know!
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I have the Vantage Vue Wireless Weather Station (linked above) set up in the stick built with two receivers (one for the bedroom & one in the living room. Actually, there are three - the transmitter is powerful enough that my neighbor 500' away added a receiver.

While it will run for a bit on back up batteries, it is designed to be plugged into AC. The back is not flat, it has a fold out support to let it sit on a table. The transmitter is a bit bulky to travel with & has parts that could easily be broken banging around in storage. Great for permanent installations.
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Old 10-31-2017, 05:27 AM   #30
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I have the Vantage Vue Wireless Weather Station (linked above) set up in the stick built...

By “stick built” are you referring to a non-mobile domicile, or a non-FG towable?
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Old 10-31-2017, 11:29 AM   #31
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By “stick built” are you referring to a non-mobile domicile, or a non-FG towable?
1,200 sq ft ranch house, although it was delivered on a pair of trucks..
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Old 10-31-2017, 11:37 AM   #32
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Gotcha. Thanks. Important for understanding your application ;-)
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Old 10-31-2017, 11:39 AM   #33
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I ordered an Ambient Weather model WS-10 today.

Ambient Weather WS-10 Wireless Indoor/Outdoor 8-Channel Thermo-Hygrometer with Three Remote Sensors https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FX8ZGOO..._tzk-zb5N8AT8Y



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Old 10-31-2017, 11:53 AM   #34
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oooh Fred, let us know how you like it. I just added the one with four sensors to my cart on Amazon. It can sit there a while...
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Old 10-31-2017, 11:57 AM   #35
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I use something similar, putting a sensor in the fridge.
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Old 10-31-2017, 12:00 PM   #36
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I use something similar, putting a sensor in the fridge.
Same here, one in the fridge, one outside and then the base unit for inside temp/humidity. A few times I put another in the freezer, but it was always so consistent that I rarely looked at it. My 2 home ones and the one in the trailer are all Oregon Scientific so I can use the remotes with any of the base stations.
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Now I'll know who to check with for up to date weather reports at the Quartzsite gathering.
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Old 10-31-2017, 03:18 PM   #38
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I've got the one Fred just ordered, I only use it with 1 external sensor it's worked fine for the last 2 years +/-. I get about a year on lithium batteries in the sensor. I use them about 50' apart, the sensor outside.

I like it as I can read it across the room.
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If all you care about is temperature and humidity, the SensorPush transmitters work pretty well. They read out on Android and iOS devices. I have one and intend to buy more.
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Old 10-31-2017, 10:28 PM   #40
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Now I'll know who to check with for up to date weather reports at the Quartzsite gathering.
Forget the darn weather, show me those elusive TV stations.

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