New Netatmo weather station installed

I’ve given up on cheapo weather stations, they’re exactly that; cheaply made, unreliable communications-wise in an Amateur Radio environment and very inaccurate. I thought I’d have to save up lots of pennies to purchase an expensive unit like a Davis, or the like. However, I’ve come across, what just might be, a credible alternative that […]

G7LFC-L Echolink Node Updated

The G7LFC-L Echolink node has today been updated. The node initially used a Acer Travelmate 2300 laptop, with a 1.5GHz Celeron processor. Whilst not state-of-the-art, the new node uses a dual-core AMD 64 X2 5200 processor that should reduce any interruptions to the transmitted/received audio during Echolink contacts. We’ve been testing a weather station on another PC […]

New on-line weather station

Purchased from Martin Lynch & Sons recently was their new WX-831 weather station. On paper, this seems to be an excellent deal as it is priced at just £99 and includes a cup-style anenometer for measuring wind speed, as opposed to the propeller driven device on my current W2300 station which appears to have seized […]