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by pingu512
Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

Upgraded to the new 2012-07-15-wheezy-raspbian image and everything look ok using the same instructions.
http://www.weather.dragontail.co.uk
by pingu512
Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:09 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

Helo Yfory
Good idea but the FunCube Dongle Pro is a little expensive to try.

Pob hwyl
by pingu512
Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

Now added instructions on how to use Filezilla to copy the weather station data files to a PC without disturbing the pi
http://www.weather.dragontail.co.uk
by pingu512
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:55 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

I have only had one problem, which I put down to the weather station needing new batteries (its been running for 6 months). However I do keep rebooting the Pi because I need experiment with other things like web cams. Need another Pi. By the way Maplin have the weather stations on offer at the momen...
by pingu512
Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

Slothbag, where's your website, as I would be interested in your power link
by pingu512
Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

Fantastic news, I have had no problem at all.
by pingu512
Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

I have now added instructions on how to setup the Pi to run with pywws and communicate to a weather station
http://www.dragontail.co.uk/raspberry.html
Give me some feed back on how everyone gets on
by pingu512
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

I will create a tutorial , but I will need a little time. I am creating an image of my system that you could write to an SD to get you up and running. The instructions are on my web site http://www.dragontail.co.uk/raspberry.html I have not uploaded the file yet so if the link on my web site does no...
by pingu512
Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Re: Weather Station now running

By the way, the weather station was only £59 just before Christmas. I think they discount them every so often.
by pingu512
Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Weather Station now running
Replies: 159
Views: 83088

Weather Station now running

Finally I have got the PI working :D and taking to my weather station and uploading to my website at http://www.dragontail.co.uk Thanks must go to Peter Mctaggart for providing the help with the software version required. So what’s the setup: It’s a Maplin USB Touch weather station code N96GY I am u...
by pingu512
Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Aldi SDHC Cards
Replies: 0
Views: 901

Aldi SDHC Cards

Got a couple of SD cards from Aldi today £4.99 for 8GB Class 4 - Works fine with Debian

www.dragontail.co.uk
by pingu512
Mon May 21, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Python/PyWeather collaboration??
Replies: 35
Views: 14251

Re: Python/PyWeather collaboration??

Not got my Pi yet but I have an emulator running pywws python software http://code.google.com/p/pywws/
The results can be seen at www.dragontail.co.uk . Its not live data yet, but my pi is due this week.
Setup is straight forward.
by pingu512
Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: STICKY: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.
Replies: 233
Views: 408881

Re: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.

<r>pingu512 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I am working on a python based application to connect to my weather station. So far I have it working on an emulator and uploading to my web site at<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.dragontail.co.uk/we.....r_text.php">http://www.dragontail.co.uk/we.....r_text.php</...
by pingu512
Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: STICKY: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.
Replies: 233
Views: 408881

Re: The projects list. Look here for some ideas.

<r>I am working on a python based application to connect to my weather station. So far I have it working on an emulator and uploading to my web site at<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.dragontail.co.uk/we.....r_text.php">http://www.dragontail.co.uk/we.....r_text.php</URL><br/> <br/> The data is not l...

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