June 15, 2015

The Weather Station

Find below information about the weather station that is used as well as software and technologies involved to deliver the weather data to our webserver.

Weather Station

  • Model: Oregon Scientific WMR300
  • Get the Technical Specification & Manual
  • Mounted on our roof at 8m height
    Weather station located on the roof in about 8m height.
  • Wireless transmission of live-data to WMR300 base station (default)
  • Base station linked to raspberry PI via USB, uses C++ library to communicate with base station
  • Weather data is aggregated and sent to the SQL server all 150 seconds

Webcam

  • Model: INSTAR IN-5907HD WLAN
  • Lens: 4 mm wide-angle lens by INSTAR
  • Mounted below Oregon Scientific station
  • Wireless transmission of webcam images every 20 seconds via FTP to the server
  • Image gets processed and analyzed (.e.g. cloud coverage) and is stored into the database.
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