Category Archives: Vesper

Vesper rev. 1.1

After a bit of radio silence, I am ready with something new. Which isn’t really new… It is the next version of my weather station PCB, Vesper rev. 1.1! Comparing it to the old version, a lot of things has changed, and hopefully that will make it even more reliable than it already is. One of the biggest problems I […]

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Vesper bill of materials

Since I already got a few mails about how much it would cost to make one of my Vesper boards, I have put a list together of the parts needed for it. Quantity Description Name 2 Relays (HK19F-DC5V-SHG) 3 Terminal blocks 2 pole 1 SD card connector 2 RJ11 connectors 1 Voltage regulator (MCP1702T-3302E/MB) 1 100KΩ resistor R5 4 10kΩ resistors […]

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Weather Station pole mounting

Ideas and drawings As my weather station project continues to make progress, I need to think about a way to mount the pole for the sensors, to my garage. Looking at other people’s experiences with having such sensors placed outside, I found that it needs to be very strong to keep up with the continuous beating from mother nature. This […]

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Wind speeds

While we wait While waiting from the boards to arrive, I am going to write a bit about how the different values from the weather sensors are going to be read and calculated. The anemometer Inside the anemometer there is, what sounds to be, a reed switch. On the “rotor” (I have no idea what else it is called) there […]

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