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The weather data on this site is sensed using an Oregon Scientific WMR-928 wireless weather station, with data logged onto PC via Brian Hamilton's WeatherDisplay32 software and uploaded to the Weather Page every 15 minutes.

Oregon Scientific WMR-928 system:

Main wireless console:

  • Touch screen with back light

  • Sea level and absolute barometer with 24 hour history and trend bar graph
  • Local weather forecast for the next 12/24 hours

  • Max and min recording for all sensors with high and low settable  alarms

  • 12/24 hour clock synchronises GMT/BST from the Rugby MSF signal

  • Clock can be set manually

  • Will receive from 3 further temperature and humidity sensors

  • Metric / imperial unit selection

  • Console dimensions 205mm x 138mm x 37mm

  • Can be wall mounted or stand on flat surface

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    Indoor temperature & humidity sensor, and barometer:

  • Barometric Pressure range, 795 to 1050 mb, resolution 1 mb
  • Temperature range -5C to 50C, resolution 0.1C
  • Relative Humidity range 2% to 98%RH, resolution 1%RH
  • Dew Point range 0C to 49C, resolution 1C
  • Sampling cycle c.10 seconds
  • Dimensions 70mm x 108mm x 18mm
  • Outdoor temperature and humidity sensor, with solar power cell:

  • Temperature range -20C to 60C, resolution 0.1C
  • Relative Humidity range 2% to 98%RH, resolution 1%RH
  • Dew Point range -10C to 60C, resolution 1C
  • Sampling cycle c.10 seconds
  • Solar powered 433mhz transmitter with 2m cable to sensor
  • Dimensions; sensor - 45mm dia x 105mm, transmitter - 105mm x 85mm x 130mm
  • (The sensor is housed in a home-made Stephenson Screen based on this design.)

    Rain Gauge, with solar power cell:

  • Self emptying "tipping bucket" with debris screen
  • Daily and Cumulative Rainfall range 0 to 9999mm, resolution 1mm
  • Rainfall Rate range 0 to 9999mm/hr, resolution 1mm/hr
  • Solar powered 433mhz transmitter with 2m cable to sensor
  • Dimensions; sensor - 105mm dia x 145mm, transmitter - 105mm x 85mm x 130mm
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    Anemometer, for wind speed and direction, with solar power cell:

  • Wind Speed range 0 to 56 m/s, resolution (typical) 0.2 m/s
  • Wind Direction Compass Rose, graphical resolution 10
  • Wind Direction Angle 0 to 359, resolution c.1
  • Wind Chill Temperature range -85C to +60C, resolution 1C
  • Sampling cycle c.10 seconds
  • Solar powered 433mhz transmitter with 2m cable to sensor
  • Dimensions; sensor - c.450mm x 120mm, transmitter - 105mm x 85mm x 130mm
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    bullet Oregon Scientific Inc
    bulletUS pages; better Customer support documentation than the UK site.
    bulletThe UK Weather Shop
    bulletI'm just a satisfied customer

     

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    This site was last updated 15-Nov-2004