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Weather Station Spiez (Bernese Oberland)
on Raspy (Raspberry Pi/IROX USB)

Raspy sends weather data from an IROX USB weatherstation to CWOP/APRS.fi and Wunderground.
Here the actual data, the history data and the analysis on the web:

aprs.fi

Desktop version for Android Chrome recommended.

The weather report page displays the current weather report for a single weather station, and history graphs for the values measured by that station. It can be easily accessed from the real-time map by clicking on the <show weather charts> link in the info balloon of the station.


WunderMap
- Actual


Wunderground Spiez - Actual

Adobe Flash required for Android (e.g. with Firefox)


Wunderground Spiez - History




Step 1
Download and install the latest available Raspbian image from here:
http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads

Install FTP server on it, see details on chapter APRS

Step 2
Download the "Weather Display for Linux console version for raspbery pi"
from here http://www.weather-display.com/files.php

Step 3
Create a folder for eg "WX" under user pi

mkdir /home/pi/WX

FTP the content of the consolewdfiles into the Raspberry PI "WX" folder.

Give the fils right

cd /home/pi/WX
chmod 755 *

edit the config.txt file with nano and set the following:

Weather station type=59 // this is telling the consol that we are using a IROX Weather Station

if you create an account on http://www.wunderground.com/ then insert your account data in the config.txt

Wunderground username=xxxxx
Wunderground password=xxxxx
Wunderground timezone=x // e.g 12 for 12 hours ahead of GMT, -12 for - 12 hours

If you want to use the IROX Weather Station on APRS, then you can register for a CWOP account at
http://www.findu.com/citizenweather/cw_form.html

and enter the details in your config.txt

Do CWOP updates=Y //every 10 minutes
CWOP station id=EWxxxx
CWOP ham call sign=-1
CWOP Latitude=xxxxxxx
CWOP Longitude=xxxxxxx

Step 4
you can start the consol by ./GoWdconsole.sh and it you should see the "Read" messages as the Raspberry Pi communicates with the IROX.

If you want to make the weather consol all the time running, you can create a script for that.

cd /home/pi
nano createGoWdconsole.sh

and past the following into it...:



#!/bin/bash

createGoWdconsole() {
cd /home/pi/WX
./GoWdconsole.sh &
if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then
echo Weather Display has been created successfully
else
echo An error occurred creating a Weather Display to jumpbox. RC was $?
fi
}
/bin/pidof consolewd
if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then

actualdate=`/bin/date`
echo "Reconnected at $actualdate" >>/home/pi/WX/WDconsol_stopping.log
createGoWdconsole
fi

and save and close and make it run able.

and add the following line into your crowntab:

crontab -e

*/1 * * * * /bin/bash ~/createGoWdconsole.sh >> /dev/null 2>&1
sudo reboot

The result will be a continuously running Weather consol on your Raspy.

Path: /home/pi/WX
File: config.txt

Wunderground and Wunderoid for Android

WunderMap for iPad, Weather Underground for iPhone

http://www.weather-display.com/index.php

Forum:
http://www.weather-watch.com/smf/index.php/topic,57750.msg471409.html#msg471409
Features:
Supports the following Weather Stations
Supports the most popular electronic weather stations including from Davis, Oregan Scientific, La Crosse, Texas Instruments, RainWise, Irox, Fine Offset, Acurite and many more
Multi language support: German, Italian,Spanish, French, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
For Win98/2000/ME/XP/VISTA/W7 and NT4 , linux, Mac and new for Raspberry Pi
Send your data to Weather underground or Hamweather/weather for you, CWOP, UK WOW, Twitter and many more
You can create your own web page, using over 200 custom tags in a template
You can use the relatively inexpensive Dallas 1 wire temperature or humidity sensors with your existing weather station to give you more temperature or humidity sensors (10 temperature and 4 humidity sensors supported)
Generate all day and last hour video movies and uploaded automaticly
Detailed climate and rain reports
Ability to plot watts power useage from a CurrentDevice power monitor

Weather display
aprs.fi collects and displays weather reports transmitted on the APRS-IS and the CWOP networks. Weather stations are shown on the real-time map with a blue WX symbol, and clicking on the marker will show the latest weather report received from that station.

If there are weather stations visible in the real-time map view, an average current weather report for the area is calculated from their reports and shown on the right side of the map, just below the address search input form:

Wx: 20.1°C 65% 1013 mbar 0.4 m/s NW

Weather stations with a CW-prefixed, numbered callsign are taking part in the Citizen Weather Observer Program (CWOP). Most other weather stations are amateur radio operators with a weather station. Some information is also converted by individuals from publicly available sources like airport weather reports.

Viewing weather history graphs
The weather report page displays the current weather report for a single weather station, and history graphs for the values measured by that station. It can be easily accessed from the real-time map by clicking on the<show weather charts> link in the info balloon of the station.

Sign up for Citizen Weather Observer Program CWOP http://www.wxqa.com/SIGN-UP.html

Real time observations from your home weather station can be of great interest to the many people across the country who share your interest in the weather. These data are also of interest to NOAA and your weather data will be included on the NOAA Mesonet Dataset and distributed to user organizations.
Amateur Radio Operators
If you are an amateur radio operator sending APRS weather data to findU, you can join APRSWXNET/CWOP with an e-mail to CWOP-support@noaa.gov with your callsign, nearby town, zip code, and elevation in meters (not feet).
Amateur radio operators don't need a CW/DW/EW number.

FAQ: http://www.wxqa.com/faq.html
FINDU:http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/find.cgi?call=HB9CZV-9

IROX Data Interface

IROX PRO USB Interface [86 KB]
Description of the Data Interface

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